Posts tagged

#support for learning


Autism

Living with autism – Five things that help

Autism is a condition that affects how you learn and how you relate to people and things happening around you. Watch a film with top tips and find out how you can campaign for change.

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Dyslexia

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….

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Dyslexia

Dyslexia – a different way of learning

1 in every 10 people has dyslexia. 

Some of the most successful people in the world have dyslexia… Keira Knightley, Steven Spielberg and Jamie Oliver all have it.

People with dyslexia are often very creative and good at problem solving. Having dyslexia might mean you need help with reading, writing or remembering.

Get more info and support from Dyslexia Unwrapped, the online hub for young people. 

Here’s a great film from the British Dyslexia Association


Support for learning

I’m finding it hard to concentrate at school

5 top tips if you find it hard to focus at school.

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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. 


LGBT

Supporting LGBT young people at school

If you’re questioning your sexuality or whether to come out at school, find out about ways that schools can support LGBT pupils.

Remember that you have the right to an education free from discrimination and bullying. You should not have to defend or hide who you truly are.

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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


Having your say

The Inclusion Ambassadors: “We need to be treated equally”

Young people with diverse support needs campaigning for everyone to be included, no one left out.


Your rights

Speaking up about mental health issues

Finding it hard to stay positive? Like lots of pupils, Jenna struggled with anger issues when she was having a hard time at school. She talked about how she was feeling and got support through her House Base.