Category Archives: problems

Every young person has the right to feel safe

Coming to your school soon….. Childline are doing a tour of all Scottish primary schools. Their goal is to talk to pupils about their rights to feel safe and happy. Childline want all you pupils to know that you should … Continue reading

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Get money to do Anti-Bullying events with your pals

Now’s the time to get ready for National Anti-Bullying Week – which is from 14-18 November 2011. respectme and Youth Scotland are offering youth groups up to £1000 to come up with anti-bullying events and activities. You and your pals can … Continue reading

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A clear message for schools from young people about domestic abuse

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These t-shirts were made by young people at the ‘Our Rights, Our Lives’ event, which explored the issues of children’s rights and domestic abuse. Domestic abuse is when a person hurts, bullies or takes away the choices of someone they … Continue reading

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Check out Childline’s new BSL videos

Childline have got some great new short films with British Sign Language. They have useful info on all sorts of things, like bullying, family relationships and abuse. Check them out on the Childline website here. Also new on the Childline … Continue reading

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Need to chill out? Pupils at Niddriemill primary head to The Retreat

Sometimes it may seem hard to control your behaviour. When other people at school call you names, or when you feel angry about stuff at home, it can really wind you up. Enquire interviewed pupils at Niddriemill Primary about how their chill out zone called ‘the Retreat’ helps. Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Youth Commission on Alcohol for their report on alcohol culture in Scotland

Hi blog readers, Just been reading the Youth Commission on Alcohol report. Wow! It’s great! The young people involved have spent a year doing research about Scotland’s relationship to alcohol. They have talked to doctors, politicians from all over Europe, … Continue reading

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Interview with Keith Gray, winner of Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Awards

Enquire interview with Keith Gray, the author whose book Ostrich Boys won the Royal Mail Scottish Children’s Book Awards in 2010. The book looks at how a group of teenagers deal with the death of one of their mates.
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Being bullied? Check out this You Tube film

Dear blog readers How are you? Starting to get in the festive spirit? This week I watched this awesome film about bullying. It was made by pupils at John Ogilvie High School and it was one of the winners of … Continue reading

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Dear blog readers This week I bring you good news. You can now chat to ChildLine counsellors online as well as by telephone if you are feeling worried or upset about something in your life. So if school is getting … Continue reading

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Drugs and alcohol – think you know all the risks? Fast Forward can set the record straight

Interview with peer educators at Fast Forward, which promotes health and well-being by giving young people the info that they need to make wise choices about drugs and alcohol. In the interview, young people discuss how alcohol and drugs can affect young people at school, and the support that helps. Continue reading

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