Young people have a say

You are more than a condition

If you’re living with a long term condition, you might have felt like coronavirus has had an impact on your mental health. Listen to young people with long term conditions sharing what’s been hard and what has helped them. It helps to know you’re not alone. Check out the campaign page #MoreThanACondition too.


Bullying

Racism and racist bullying

It’s against the law to treat someone differently or unfairly because of their colour, ethnicity, nationality or culture. Racism and racist bullying is wrong, and you can get help to make it stop. Check out this powerful film by Childline ‘Think you understand me?’ and get more advice about racism.


Young people have a say

Pupil Voice: Scottish Youth Parliament’s Education Convener on learning in lockdown and the best way forward

Hear from Liam, the Scottish Youth Parliament’s Education Convener, sharing what learning has been like during lockdown and the way forward from here.

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Support for learning

*Updated for 2022: Feeling anxious about returning to school

The recent increase in coronavirus cases may have you feeling anxious about returning to school. Find out about some tips that could help.

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Mental health

Awaiting the outcome of an appeal decision and feeling anxious?

It’s natural to feel worried when waiting to hear about the outcome of an appeal decision. Read our 6 top tips if you’re feeling anxious about appeal results and going back to school.

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Young people have a say

Extra support with education: what’s important to pupils in Scotland? The ASL Review

The ASL Review: How well has extra support with education been working in schools across Scotland? Find out what matters to young people in this national review which the Scottish Government asked for.

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Money and housing issues

Pupil Voice: The Cost of Learning in Lockdown

For families struggling with money issues, the coronavirus crisis hasn’t been easy. Hear from pupils sharing with Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland about their experiences during lockdown, the support that has helped, and their feelings about the return to school.

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Support for learning

Getting support after lockdown

As coronavirus restrictions are lifted it is normal to be feeling lots of different emotions. Here are some tips for getting support after lockdown.

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Changing School

Pupil voice: moving school after coronavirus

Starting at a new school is a big change in your life, especially when you’ve not been able to go to school for ages because of the coronavirus lockdown. Read one young person’s blog about how she’s feeling.

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Autism

Pupil Voice: an autistic teenager’s diary of life in lockdown

We love this video diary of life in lockdown for Victoria, a teenager with autism from the Highlands – meltdown moments, worries about change, going for a daily jog for her wellbeing. Victoria got help to make her film from the Pines, Highland Council, Chip + and the National Autistic Society Scotland.