Having your say
3 reasons why pupil participation at school matters
There are lots of ways that pupils can get involved in decision making at school. But why does pupil participation matter? Here are 3 good reasons.
What helps young people feel included in school?
“For me, talking and listening are the key to true inclusion” Mark Stewart, Young Inclusion Ambassador talks about his experience of school.
2017 – a big year 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 in 2017 to give pupils more rights.
Rights Respecting Stars – campaigning for children’s rights
Read about why children’s rights are important to pupils at Stockbridge Primary School in Edinburgh
Support for learning
Bringing rights alive! Calderside Academy Barriers to Learning report
Great work by Calderside Academy pupils to raise awareness of barriers to learning.
Do you know your rights? Check out this leaflet
Did you know that when adults make decisions that affect you, what’s best for you must always come first, and that your views must be taken into account? These are just some of the rights that you have under an international law called the UNCRC. Check out this leaflet from the Scottish Commissioner for Children and People to find out more about your rights.