Money and housing issues

Coping with your parents splitting up

When your parents separate or divorce, coping with the change can make school hard. Get some advice here.

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Your rights

What if I disagree with decisions made about what’s right for me at school?

Find out different ways to sort out disagreements about your support in school.

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Mental health

When somebody has died…..

If you’re grieving because someone you know has died during coronavirus, then this is for you…. a message from the young people among the Young Minds activists who have all experienced grief and understand how you feel. You may also find it helpful to check out the app, games and advice that Child Bereavement UK have especially for young people. It can be really difficult to cope with school when you’re grieving and you might find it very painful to talk about, but telling the school what’s happened can make it easier for them to support you.


Leaving school

I’m leaving school during coronavirus. Where can I get advice?

If you’re leaving school this year, you might be feeling worried about how the coronavirus crisis will impact on your future study or work plans. Here are four organisations that can help you to figure out your next steps.

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Leaving school

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

Advice from LEAD about letting your college or uni know you’re disabled.

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Your rights

Info relating to coronavirus

You may be feeling worried about changes to education because of coronavirus and what these mean for you. We have info and advice that can help.

This is as new to us as it is to everyone else but we will be updating this page regularly, so please check back and make sure to follow us on social media for updates.


Mental health

Feeling anxious?

We’ve picked some of the best advice from the web if you’re feeling worried or overwhelmed by the changes and uncertainty at the moment.

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Support for learning

My Rights, My Say – help for 12-15 year olds to speak up about support for learning

Throughout coronavirus, My Rights, My Say is still working to help children aged 12-15 with additional support needs to speak up about the support they need with their education.

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Your rights

Protecting children’s rights during and after coronavirus

Children’s rights should not change or stop being true during a crisis like coronavirus. Understand more about your right to education and your right to be listened to in decisions made about your learning.

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Bullying

Advice if you’re being bullied online

Bullying can happen even when you’re not in school. If you’re being bullied online, here are some tips about cyber-bullying that could help.

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