Care experienced

Pupil voice: how my teacher supported me the day I went into care

“I was heading down a road that would help me. The road would change my life forever and anything was better than the war zone.” Young spokesperson for the Fostering Network has his say.  

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Care experienced

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.

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Support for learning

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.

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Young people have a say

Pupil Voice: ‘Planning our learning: a guide to including us’

5 ways to involve us in planning our learning: Preston Lodge High pupils have their say.


Young people have a say

Getting it right for all pupils – What GIRFEC means in Scottish Schools

GIRFEC can help make sure the adults who support you know what help you need.

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Your rights

An important time for young people’s rights

Rights are used to make sure you feel safe, looked after, respected and listened to. Find out how the law is changing to give pupils more rights.

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Disability

Making friends as a disabled young adult

Watch this film by Fixers of disabled young people talking about the ups and downs of school and college and how being part of a youth group helped them find pals.

 


Disability

Pupils with learning disabilities have a say about being included at school

Pupils with learning disabilities in Scotland have had their say about what school is like for them.

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Care experienced

Care-experienced? You have the right to extra support in school if you need it

Find out about ways schools can support you if you’re care-experienced, and hear from other young people in care.

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Mental health

It’s okay not to be okay. But it’s also okay to ask for help.

Watch Seeme Scotland’s new film helping young people know it’s ok to not feel ok.

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