Having your say

You have the right to have a say in the support you need at school

Find out about your rights to be supported, included, listened to and involved in decisions at school.

I want to know more about my rights. 


Mental health

It’s not always easy to speak up about your problems

If you’re having a hard time at school, it’s not always easy to talk about it. But talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.

Get tips on dealing with all sorts of issues that can make school difficult. 


Having your say

An advocate can help you make your voice heard at school

Did you know that you have the right to have a say in decisions made about your support at school? Watch this to find out how an advocate can help you make your voice heard.

My Rights My Say can help you to use your rights. 


Leaving school

Why it’s a good idea to let your college or uni know you’re disabled

Disabled. It’s a loaded word not all disabled people want to identify with. But if you want to get off to a good start at college or uni – try to make peace with that word and tick the disability box on your application form.

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Youth voice

What you told Reach when we visited schools to ask what you think…..

We learn so much from listening to you. Here’s the first of our infographics from the recent school visits we did – the youth voice on school problems.

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Ethnic Minority Young People

Pupil Voice: Young refugees talk about their education in Scotland

Can you imagine having to leave behind your home, friends and family and go on your own to a new country you know nothing about? Find out what it’s like for young refugees in Scotland.

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Pupil participation

3 reasons why pupil participation at school matters

There are lots of ways that pupils can get involved in decision making at school. But why does pupil participation matter? Here are 3 good reasons.

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Pupil participation

Pupil Voice: “Every single pupil has a voice”

Rachel’s views: What my school is doing to give pupils more say in decision making

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Having your say

Pupil voice: my advice for dealing with school problems


Eating

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’.

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