Lyla: “If I wasn’t dyslexic I wouldn’t be me, I am what you see”
With the right support people with dyslexia can achieve incredible things. Check out this poem by a pupil called Lyla.
Young carer has her say on leaving school and the difference support can make
Young carers do an amazing job juggling caring and school work, but it’s not always easy. If you’re caring for someone at home, the right support can make all the difference in helping you get the most out of school. Check out young carer Lauren’s story.
Young carers’ views – 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.
Young people in foster care have their say “Give me a chance”
Young champions from the Fostering Network Scotland have made an ace film called “Give me a Chance” about the positive role that foster care can have in young people’s lives.
Support for learning
Getting it right for all pupils
Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC). What’s it all about?
What helps young people feel included in school?
“For me, talking and listening are the key to true inclusion” Mark Stewart, Young Inclusion Ambassador talks about his experience of school.
The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is listening to 1,000 care experienced voices
“I think it is vital for our voices to be heard. We are the ones that live within the system so we know how it really works and what it feels like, better than anyone else”. Find out why listening to care experienced young people is so important.
Just found out you’ve got dyslexia? Get advice from young people who know how you’re feeling….
We love this letter written by two pupils who wanted to help other young people who have found out they have dyslexia.
Does worrying about how you look hold you back at school? Let’s get real…
If you find it hard to feel confident at school because of how you look, you’re not alone. Find out how the Be Real campaign is out to change our ideas about the ‘perfect body’.
Having your say
Your voice counts!
Have your say on what it’s like to get extra support in school