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#support for learning


Dyslexia

Pupil voice: what your teacher can do to support you if you have dyslexia

Got dyslexia? Here are some tips from Rachel about what teachers can do to help you at school.

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Dyslexia

Dyslexia – a different way of learning

1 in every 10 people has dyslexia. 

Dyslexic people can do a lot of things, they just might do them in a different way.

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 talk

Talking to someone you trust at school can be the first step to getting help.


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.

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Young people have a say

Pupil voice: my advice for dealing with school problems


Young people have a say

Pupil voice: my advice if you’re feeling down about school


Young people have a say

Young Ambassadors for Inclusion – Ask us, hear us, include us

The Young Ambassadors for Inclusion are pupils with diverse support needs, who are campaigning for everyone to be included, no one left out. They created a film which could allow their views to be heard and help school staff understand how to support pupils with additional support needs.


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.


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.