Posts tagged

#pupils have a say


Your rights

Your right to have a say in the support you need at school

Find out about your rights to be supported, included, listened to and involved in decisions at school.

I want to know more about my rights. 


Mental health

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.

Get tips on dealing with all sorts of issues that can make school difficult. 


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.

My Rights My Say can help you to use your rights. 


Pupil participation

Pupil participation at school matters – here are 3 reasons why

There are lots of ways that you can make your voice heard at school and get involved in making decisions that affect your education and well-being. But why does pupil participation matter? Here are 3 good reasons.

Read on..


Your rights

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.

Read on..


Your rights

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.


Your rights

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.

Read on..


Pupil participation

BSL: Pupil participation helps you do well at school

Check out this great BSL film about how being included in decision making helps you do well at school. It’s made by The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland.


Having your say

Pupil Voice: ‘Planning our learning: a guide to including us’

5 ways to involve us in planning our learning: Preston Lodge High pupils have their say.