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.
Your right to Mediation: get help to find a solution that works for everyone
Find out more about your rights to mediation and how a mediator can help with difficult conversations about your education and support.
Your human rights: the UN Convention on the rights of the child
Find out about the rights that ALL children have to be treated with
dignity and fairness, to be protected, listened to, and supported to develop to their full potential.
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.
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.
Support for learning
Who can support me?
Our guide to some of the key people in and out of school who can support you and make sure your rights are protected and respected.
Advocacy: help to use your rights and have your say at school
An advocacy worker can help you use your rights to be listened to, treated fairly and have your views respected and taken seriously at school.
How My Rights, My Say can help you use your rights at school
My Rights, My Say can help you to use your rights to be involved in decisions at school if you’re aged 12-15.
Your right to be heard: Three ways to get help fixing disagreements with the school
Find out different ways to sort out disagreements about your support in school.