Your rights

Making children’s rights the law – the Scottish Parliament wants to know what you think!

Find out about your chance to share your views with the Scottish Parliament about making children’s rights the law….

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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.

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Out of school

Being excluded from school: what you need to know

Find out about your rights if you’ve been excluded from school.

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Mediation

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.

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Your rights

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.


Your rights

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

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Your rights

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.

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Your rights

Know your rights


Mental health

It’s not always easy to talk

Talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.


Pupil participation

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.

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