If you’re care-experienced, your school must start to help you plan what you might do after you leave school at least a year before. They should get in touch with people who could support you after you leave – like college staff and social workers. Check out our leaving school section for more info.
If you’re leaving the care system, here’s some advice from Scotland’s Children and Young People’s Commissioner.
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