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Money and housing issues

Does it feel like how much money your family has is affecting your friendships?

What young people say about how money issues affect friendship, and six things schools can do to help

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Money and housing issues

Pupil voice: How poverty affects young people

Money issues? You’re not the only one.

Here are some ways schools can help pupils whose families are struggling with the costs of the school day:

  1. school clothing grants
  2. help to access money and welfare advice
  3. help with food or other costs during school holidays.

Get advice from Child Poverty Action Group Scotland and check out their film.


Family in prison

“It’s like I am carrying a giant invisible secret”

How one young person feels about their parent being in prison.

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Money and housing issues

Things tough at home?

8 home life issues that might mean you need extra support at school.

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Mental health

I’m thinking about running away

Who to talk to if school problems get so bad you want to run away from home.

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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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Money and housing issues

5 ways schools support pupils with housing problems

If you are homeless or living in poor housing, you might need extra support to help you at school.

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