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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Your rights

How My Rights, My Say can help you talk to your school if you’re aged 12-15

6 ways My Rights, My Say can help you to use your rights to be involved in decisions at school if you’re over 12

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Disability

Pupil voice: support for young people with epilepsy

Young people from Epilepsy Scotland have their say about what school is like when you’ve got epilepsy, and the support that helps.

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Disability

Got Epilepsy? Have a chat at the TEA Room

If you’ve got epilepsy, you might be feeling like other people just don’t get it. The good news is that you are not alone, and that there are lots of people who ‘get it’.

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Disability

Accessible books and digital tools to help break down barriers to learning

Here are 5 ways that CALL Scotland help with accessible learning.

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Chronic illness

How it feels to have a long term health condition

This HealthTalk film has stories from young people living with conditions like epilepsy, arthritis and diabetes.


Eating

Struggling with eating issues?

You are never alone with an eating disorder. Get support from B-eat.

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