Pupil participation

Pupil Voice: My experience of living with ADHD

For young people with ADHD it can be hard to concentrate in school. Hear from one pupil about what it’s been like for them in school.

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Pupil participation

Pupil Voice: I am visually impaired and this is what helps me feel supported at school

Find out more about how schools can support pupils who are visually impaired.

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Young carers

Pupil Voice: What schools can do to support me as a young carer

Top tips for schools and teachers about how they can support pupils who are also young carers.

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Your rights

What if I disagree with decisions made about what’s right for me at school?

Find out different ways to sort out disagreements about your support in school.

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Your rights

Inclusive Education

How can sharing what it’s like to receive additional support in school help other young people?

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Changing School

Pupil voice: moving to high school and getting support for my dyslexia

Hear from Abby about her experience about having dyslexia and changing schools.

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Your rights

Know your rights: the UN Convention on the rights of the child

Find out about your rights to be listened to and involved in decisions made about your support in school.

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Money and housing issues

Pupil voice: How poverty affects young people

Money issues? You’re not the only one.

Here are some ways schools can help pupils whose families are struggling with the costs of the school day:

  1. school clothing grants
  2. help to access money and welfare advice
  3. help with food or other costs during school holidays.

Get advice from Child Poverty Action Group Scotland and check out their film.


Dyslexia

Pupil voice: what your teacher can do to support you if you have dyslexia

Got dyslexia? Here are some tips from Rachel about what teachers can do to help you at school.

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Your rights

Know your rights