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

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.

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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.


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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