The Enquire blog is a great way to hear from children and young people about their life issues and the support that helps. You'll also find info on campaigns, youth projects and films made by young people.

Deaf? Want to try judo?

Ever thought of giving judo a go? If you are deaf and over 8 years old, Judo Scotland are offering FREE judo sessions every Saturday from 15 November to 6 December with a qualified deaf coach. Find out more from NDCS.

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The Teenage Guide to Stress

This week on the blog, award-winning writer Nicola Morgan talks to Enquire about her book The Teenage Guide to Stress.   So Nicola, what’s the book all about?   I think the whole book is summed up in the phrase … Continue reading

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Disability Football Squad gives young people ”the confidence that they truly can do anything they want”

One of the keys to Curriculum for Excellence is that learning doesn’t just happen in the classroom. With the right support, all sorts of learning experiences and achievements can help you to flourish in life. A good example of learning … Continue reading

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Wellbeing for young scots – what does it mean to you? New Scottish Government website

What does wellbeing mean to you? The Scottish Government ran a competition recently, asking young people to share their views about wellbeing through art, poems, stories and other writing. The 12 young winners now have their awesome contributions featured in … Continue reading

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Starting at high school is a big change, especially when your primary only has 23 pupils in the whole school

Moving to high school is a big change, especially when you live in the countryside and have been going to a really small primary school with only a few other children. This week on the blog, 12 year old Luke … Continue reading

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Teapot Trust art groups are making hospital easier for hundreds of children

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Waiting around in hospitals to see doctors and get test results can get pretty boring, especially when you have to do it often. You might also feel scared or worried about your health and about the treatments that you need … Continue reading

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27,000 children and young people have a family member in prison – hear from some of them about what it’s like

Did you know that every year 27,000 children and young people have to cope with someone in their family being in prison? That is even more than the number of you each year who see their parents get divorced.   … Continue reading

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Supporting deaf young people to make a positive move after school: One young person shares his views

In this blog, Glen, a young guy who volunteers with NDCS, the National Deaf Children’s Society, shares his views about their recent resource “A Template for Success”. The goal of this resource is to make sure that young deaf people … Continue reading

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How poverty impacts on learning: biggest ever survey with pupils in Scotland

In the biggest survey ever done with young people to find out your views on poverty and education in Scotland, almost 1,000 of you gave a clear message: lack of money puts up barriers to learning that hold pupils back, … Continue reading

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Young carers in Glasgow have their say: “My friends don’t understand or don’t know the situation at home.”

Did you know? The Carers Trust reckons that there are about 100,000 young carers living in Scotland. That’s 100,000 young people who care for someone at home by taking on practical and/or emotional caring that would normally be done by … Continue reading

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