Changing School

Pupil Voice: Starting at high school is a big change, especially when your primary school only has 23 pupils

Hear from Luke about his move to secondary school from his small primary school.

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Your rights

Advocacy: help to use your rights and have your say at school

Find out more about what advocacy is and how it could help you at school.

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Disability

Children and Young People living with arthritis

If you’ve got arthritis, there is help available if you want advice and support. 

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Pupil participation

Why it’s good to go to meetings

Meeting at school to discuss your support? Here’s some important reasons why it’s good to go.

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Mental health

Looking for a counsellor?

Counselling is a safe space to talk about issues at school. Find out how to look for a counsellor near you.

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Disability

Pupil voice: eczema really affects me at school because I find myself distracted

A young person shares their story and has a say about how schools could support young people with eczema.

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Leaving school

Advice we wish we’d known when we left school

Remember that YOU know yourself best. You’re making a choice for you, no one else.

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Your rights

What’s next? Getting ready to leave school

feet walking away from school

Your school should start supporting you to get ready to leave school at least a year before you are due to go.

 

Find out ways your school might help you get ready to leave and the info they might pass on when you go


Domestic abuse

Film by young people about domestic abuse

One Voice at a Time – Tackling domestic abuse through the voice of the young.

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Travellers

Pupil voice: Chantelle, a young Gypsy Traveller

“People say things like ‘oh, the Gypsies are coming to school – make sure you’ve got your school bag with you because they steal.’ People hear things like that on TV and in the newspapers but if they spoke to us they’d realise that we’re not like that

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