Out of school
Being excluded from school: what you need to know
Find out about your rights if you’ve been excluded from school.
Young people have a say
Extra support with education: what’s important to pupils in Scotland? The ASL Review
The ASL Review: How well has extra support with education been working in schools across Scotland? Find out what matters to young people in this national review which the Scottish Government asked for.
Your right to Mediation: get help to find a solution that works for everyone
Find out more about your rights to mediation and how a mediator can help with difficult conversations about your education and support.
What young people think about rights
Each pupil should be given the ability to be in control of their own education.
It helps all young people to feel equal to adults.
12 – 15 year olds are just as entitled to their rights as over 16 year olds.
It helps us feel more respected.”
Pupil voice: 4 things that help all children to feel included at school
The Young Inclusion Ambassadors share their ideas for making education inclusive and accessible for all
Your human rights: the UN Convention on the rights of the child
Find out about the rights that ALL children have to be treated with
dignity and fairness, to be protected, listened to, and supported to develop to their full potential.
Know your rights
It’s not always easy to talk
Talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.
Pupil participation at school matters – here are 3 reasons why
You have the right to be listened to and involved in decisions that affect you. Here are 3 reasons why pupil participation matters, and some ideas for ways to get your voice heard.
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.