What young people think about rights
How can sharing what it’s like to receive additional support in school help other young people?
Your right to have a say in the support you need at school
Find out about your rights to be supported, included, listened to and involved in decisions at school.
It’s not easy to talk
Pupil participation at school matters – here are 3 reasons why
Make your voice heard and get involved in making decisions that affect your education and well-being.
Pupil Voice: Respecting Children’s Rights at our School
Learning about your rights can help you feel more cared for and in control of your future. Find out more about the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Awards.
Young people have a say
Young Ambassadors for Inclusion – Ask us, hear us, include us
The Young Ambassadors for Inclusion are pupils with diverse support needs, who are campaigning for everyone to be included, no one left out. They created a film which could allow their views to be heard and help school staff understand how to support pupils with additional support needs.
Speaking up about mental health issues
Finding it hard to stay positive? Like lots of pupils, Jenna struggled with anger issues when she was having a hard time at school. She talked about how she was feeling and got support through her House Base.
Sorting out issues – how I used my right to ask for an assessment
If you aren’t happy with one of your classes, you can ask to be assessed to find out what learning support will work better for you. Here’s how Josh had his say.
How I got the chance to use my voice at school
Ever had a difficult relationship with someone at school? Find out how a meeting with her teachers helped Shannon have her say and make things easier for her.