#pupils have a say
Pupil Voice: What your teacher can do to support you if you have dyslexia
Got dyslexia? Here are some tips from Rachel, a Young Ambassador for Dyslexia Scotland, about what teachers can do to help you at school. Whatever challenges you’re going through, never forget you have many strengths too….
It’s not always easy to speak up about your problems
If you’re having a hard time at school, it’s not always easy to talk about it. But talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.
Having your say
An advocate can help you make your voice heard at school
Did you know that you have the right to have a say in decisions made about your support at school? Watch this to find out how an advocate can help you make your voice heard.
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.
Pupil Voice: Respecting Children’s Rights at our School
Learning about your rights can help you feel more cared for and in control of your future. Find out more about the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Awards.
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.
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.
Having your say
Young people from all over Scotland call for more say in how schools are run
How do young people want to be involved in decision-making in school? Find out what over 1,000 Scottish pupils have to say.
Over 100 pupils with learning disabilities have a say about being included at school
Getting the right support and feeling included in school can be difficult if you have a learning difficulty. Find out what young people have to say…
Your right to have a say in plans made about you at school
If you get extra support at school, you may have a learning support plan. You should be involved in deciding what goes in this plan.