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Care experienced

Pupil voice: why it’s important to listen to care-experienced young people

“I think it is vital for our voices to be heard. We are the ones that live within the system so we know how it really works and what it feels like, better than anyone else”.

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Autism

Pupil voice: Jordan’s views on her life at school with autism

Friendships, the support base and bullying – young campaigner Jordan reflects on her time at school with autism

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Your rights

Speaking up about mental health issues

Finding it hard to stay positive? Like lots of pupils, Jenna struggled with anger issues when she was having a hard time at school. She talked about how she was feeling and got support through her House Base.


Your rights

Sorting out issues – how I used my right to ask for an assessment

If you aren’t happy with one of your classes, you can ask to be assessed to find out what learning support will work better for you. Here’s how Josh had his say.


Your rights

How I got the chance to use my voice at school

Ever had a difficult relationship with someone at school? Find out how a meeting with her teachers helped Shannon have her say and make things easier for her.


Your rights

Speaking up at the pupil council about what matters to us

Does something need fixed at your school? Scott spoke up at Pupil Council and made getting online easier.


Support for learning

Pupil from the Royal Blind School shares his top tip


Care experienced

Who Cares? Scotland can help you get your views heard

A lifetime of equality, respect and love for care-experienced people

Get help speaking out at meetings, meet other care-experienced young people, and campaign for your rights.

Who Cares? Scotland.


Having your say

What do YOU think of Reach….?

Help us make sure Reach has the advice and info you actually want and need if you’re having a hard time at school.

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Autism

“I’m Jenny…. and this is MY autism”

“Having autism is unique – it’s not painful, or itchy, or sore – it’s just how I see the world”. Check out this Fixers film and hear a girl called Jenny on a campaign to end the stigma about having Aspergers and to show it’s no reason to stop believing in yourself….