Your rights

Know your rights


Mental health

It’s not always easy to talk

Talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.


Young people have a say

Help to make your voice heard

You have the right to take along an advocacy worker to meetings with the school about your learning and support. Watch this to find out how advocacy can help make your voice heard….


Coronavirus

Leaving school in 2021

With restrictions starting to lift, leaving school in 2021 may look a little more like you imagined – but it’s far from back to normal.

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Support for learning

Getting support after lockdown

As coronavirus restrictions are lifted it is normal to be feeling lots of different emotions. Here are some tips for getting support after lockdown.

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Support for learning

The Inclusion Ambassadors talk about returning to school

At online meetings the Inclusion Ambassadors have been sharing their experiences of returning to school. Here, we look at what they’ve been saying. As you’ll see, everyone had different experiences at different times!

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Support for learning

The Inclusion Ambassadors talk about support

The Inclusion Ambassadors share their experiences of returning to school and the support they’ve recieved.

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Coronavirus

Returning to school during coronavirus – what to expect

If you haven’t already returned to school, you might be wondering what to expect and whether it’s safe.

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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.

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Your rights

Making children’s rights the law – the Scottish Parliament wants to know what you think!

Find out about your chance to share your views with the Scottish Parliament about making children’s rights the law….

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Dyslexia

Pupil voice: Molly shares her thoughts about her dyslexia

Check out this BBC film clip from the Social: Molly looks into the common, everyday challenges of being dyslexic and raises the question, are schools treating children with learning challenges equally?

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Young people have a say

You are more than a condition

If you’re living with a long term condition, you might have felt like coronavirus has had an impact on your mental health. Listen to young people with long term conditions sharing what’s been hard and what has helped them. It helps to know you’re not alone. Check out the campaign page #MoreThanACondition too.


Bullying

Racism and racist bullying

It’s against the law to treat someone differently or unfairly because of their colour, ethnicity, nationality or culture. Racism and racist bullying is wrong, and you can get help to make it stop. Check out this powerful film by Childline ‘Think you understand me?’ and get more advice about racism.