Pupil Voice: The difference support can make to a Young Carer
Lauren – who is a young carer – shares the importance of her teachers listening and involving her in decisions about her support.
Support for learning
Need extra support at school?
People sometimes think only pupils with a diagnosis or a particular condition can get #additional support for learning in school. In fact, you should get help with your learning if you are struggling for whatever reason. Check out some of the reasons why you might need extra support at school sometimes.
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.
Pupil voice: young carers
From school to money, your caring responsibilities can have an impact on every part of your life.
Young Carers’ learning and wellbeing
If you’re helping to care for a family member due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction, then you are one of thousands of young people in Scotland who have a role as a young carer. Here are our 5 top tips to support your learning and wellbeing.
Pupil voice: Young carers feeling ok
“Coping with being a young carer is difficult, yes, but I feel proud that I’m making sure my family are okay”. Young carers share their views with the Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland.
My life as a young carer
Hear from someone who understands. A Fixers film by a girl caring for her mum.
Money and housing issues
Things tough at home?
8 home life issues that might mean you need extra support at school.