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: “Every single pupil has a voice”
Rachel’s views: What my school is doing to give pupils more say in decision making
It’s not always easy to talk
It’s not always easy to talk, but sharing your problems with someone you trust can help.
Having your say
Pupil voice: my advice for dealing with school problems
Having your say
Pupil voice: my advice if you’re feeling down about school
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.
Pupil voice: LGBT+ young person – “I am recovering from depression and anxiety… mainly because of bullying at school.”
Getting bullied at school because of your sexual orientation can take its toll on your mental health. Find out how LGBT young people are campaigning for change.
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.
Pupil Voice: “My dyslexia enables me to be creative”
From Dyslexia Unwrapped, where you can listen to lots of young people talk about the ups and downs of having dyslexia.
Pupil Voice: 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.