Young carers

Pupil voice: young carers

From school to money, your caring responsibilities can have an impact on every part of your life.

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Mediation

Mediation – what it is and how it could help resolve disagreements about your support at school

Find out more about what mediation is and how it can help solve disagreements.

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Young carers

Young Carers’ learning and wellbeing

Helping to care for someone at home? If you’re helping to care for a family member due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction, then you are one of thousands of young people in Scotland who have a role as a young carer. Young carers do an amazing job of juggling caring […]

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Your rights

What young people think about rights

Each pupil should be given the ability to be in control of their own education.

It helps all young people to feel equal to adults.

12 – 15 year olds are just as entitled to their rights as over 16 year olds.

It helps us feel more respected.


Changing School

Pupil voice: leaving primary school

Leaving primary school for secondary school is a massive deal! It’s a big change that can be worrying but also exciting.

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Your rights

Inclusive Education

How can sharing what it’s like to receive additional support in school help other young people?

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Out of school

Pupil voice: I’m at risk of exclusion. This is how the Inclusion Unit helped me.

Reach met with a group of young people about how the Inclusion Unit at their school has helped them keep learning.

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Out of school

Pupil Voice: the importance of having a safe space at school

Sometimes it may seem hard to control your behaviour. What may help is having a safe space at school.

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Money and housing issues

Pupil Voice: Support at school for pupils who have been made homeless

Every day 60 children are made homeless in Scotland. What extra help might make school easier for them?

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Alcohol and drugs

Pupil voice: drugs, alcohol and school – what are the biggest issues facing young people?

What are the biggest issues surrounding drug and alcohol use among young people?

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