Category Archives: support

Cyberbullying – let’s beat it!

IT helps us make friends and get in touch with other folk in lots of ways. Things like facebook, youtube and instant messaging have given us a new space to hang out in. But, as respectme tell us in their … Continue reading

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Anti bullying week – Enquire’s animation on racist bullying

      As national anti-bullying week draws to a close, Enquire have added to our youtube channel our awesome animation film Ben and Sara’s story. This animation was made for Enquire by ethnic minority children supported by Shakti Women’s … Continue reading

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Open Your Mind Not Your Mouth!

8 out of 10 children who have learning disabilities have been bullied by other pupils.  This horrible experience might have happened to you or someone you know.  You might want to know about the launch of a new 3 year … Continue reading

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What’s on your mind? New See Me website for young people

Having a bad day at school? Feeling worried or upset or stressed about something? The state of our mental health can really affect how we get on at school. ‘see me’, Scotland’s national campaign to end stigma about mental health … Continue reading

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New art project for children in hospital

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                      Laughing with clowns, painting and playing music are all helping children and young people to feel better about being in hospital – thanks to a new arts project at … Continue reading

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Ending domestic abuse through the youth voice – A blog by young people from Voice against Violence

We are Voice Against Violence, 8 young people who have experienced domestic abuse. Our role is to advise adults in power (e.g. politicians and heads of agencies) about what needs to change to make sure that other children have a … 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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It’s almost exam time again…. How are you feeling?

How’s the exam revision going? If you’re feeling overwhelmed, it can help to make a time-table to plan when you are going to revise each of your subjects. Give yourself time off to eat your Easter eggs and chill out as … 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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“Why label me because I’m in care?”

Over 12,000 young people in Scotland are in care (also called “looked after”). Enquire interviewed James, Melissa and Russell, three young people who all have experience of being in care, and the message from them is…GIVE US A CHANCE! Continue reading

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