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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Young carers

Pupil voice: young carers

From school to money, your caring responsibilities can have an impact on every part of your life.

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Young carers

Pupil Voice: The difference support can make to Young Carers

Young carers do an amazing job juggling caring and school work, but it’s not always easy.

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Young carers

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.

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Young carers

My life as a young carer

Hear from someone who understands. A Fixers film by a girl caring for her mum.


Out of school

Support at school for young carers

Young carers do an amazing job juggling caring and school work, but it’s not always easy. Get advice and hear from other young carers.

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Young carers

Young Carers’ learning and wellbeing during coronavirus

If you’re helping to care for someone at home during coronavirus, you might be struggling to keep up with your learning what with more to do at home, less help and more to worry about. Here are 5 tips to help with your wellbeing and education.

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Money and housing issues

Things tough at home?

8 home life issues that might mean you need extra support at school.

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