If you get support, the school should have a learning support plan for you. You have the right to be involved in deciding what goes in this plan.
Find out more about learning support plans and your rights to have a say.
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6 months before you leave school, info about you and your needs should be passed to people who could support you after you leave. This is to try to make sure the support you need will be in place. Find out more about what info should and shouldn’t be passed on.
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If you’re aged 12 and over, you now have more rights at school than ever before.
Find out how you can use your rights and have a say in decisions made about you at school.
I’d like to know more about my rights.
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If school is stressing you out, check out the advice from Childline on things you can try to help you cope better. Our fave tip? Try breaking down a big problem into smaller ones you can solve one at a time. Then it doesn’t feel like so much to deal with…
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If you get extra support at school, you may have a learning support plan. Your plan will set out targets for each term, and the support you need to reach them.
You have the right to be involved in deciding what goes in this plan. You should get the chance to talk to your teachers about whether the plan is working out well for you.
Confused? Get in touch for more advice about planning your learning and support.
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An advocacy worker can help you share your views at meetings where decisions are made about you. They can help you work out what you want to say and can even speak for you if that’s what you want.
You can ask your school or council for help finding an advocacy worker. Or call the Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance 0131 524 1975.
If you’re care experienced, check out who your local advocate is at Who Cares? Scotland.
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