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.
Pupil Voice: pupil participation at my school means “every single pupil has a voice”
Rachel’s views on pupil participation: What my school is doing to give pupils more say in decision making
Pupil participation at school matters – here are 3 reasons why
You have the right to be listened to and involved in decisions that affect you. Here are 3 reasons why pupil participation matters, and some ideas for ways to get your voice heard.
Pupil Voice: respecting Children’s Rights at our School
Learning about your rights can help you feel more cared for and in control of your future. Find out more about the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Awards.
Speaking up at the pupil council about what matters to us
Does something need fixing at your school? Scott spoke up at Pupil Council and made getting online easier.
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.
Your right to ask the school to find out if you need extra support
First steps: Getting the right support starts with people understanding your needs.
What do I do if I want to use my rights?
If you’re aged 12 – 15 and want to use your rights, here’s what should happen next.
Your right to have a say in plans made about your support at school
If you get extra support at school, you may have a learning support plan. Find out more here.
Why it’s good to go to meetings
Meetings at school to talk about your learning and support can be a good chance to have yur say and make sure things work out they way you want them to. Check out 5 reasons why it’s good to go to meetings even if you don’t feel great about going.