Category Archives: blogs by young people

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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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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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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MSYP has her say: How money issues affect young carers’ chances to get the most out of their education

  This week on the blog, a young carer called Lauren King who is part of the Scottish Youth Parliament talks about their campaign Care.Fair.Share. This is a campaign about helping make sure that issues with money don’t stop young carers … Continue reading

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BeXcellent website made by and for young people: “Skills for being awesome”

Hip hip hooray the fab new website BeXcellent has been launched! It’s a great way to make sense of what Curriculum for Excellence is all about – helping you have excellent learning both in and out of school so you … Continue reading

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Beat Young Ambassador on eating disorders and support that helps

“An eating disorder is a serious mental illness that changes people’s relationship with food in a negative way”, writes Kathryn, Young Ambassador for Beat, the UK’s leading eating disorders charity. “It has a negative impact on both their mental and physical … Continue reading

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The listening bus and how to support deaf young people – Kieran has his say

Kieran is an amazing young guy who spent last summer touring around schools in Scotland on the NDCS Listening Bus. This is a bus that tours all over the UK raising deaf awareness among teachers and pupils, “dispelling myths like … Continue reading

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Young person has a say: “Eczema really affects me at school because I find myself distracted”

Did you know? There are about 15,500 children in Scotland with severe eczema, a skin condition which can make your skin feel itchy and sore. This week on the Enquire blog, a young person with eczema tells their story and has … Continue reading

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Living with sight loss and enjoying books: Guest blogger has her say about Haggeye’s campaign

Hi. My name is Tuesday Berry, I am 21 years old and live in Glasgow.  At six months old I was diagnosed with Optic Nerve Hypoplasia. I am currently studying Creative Industries at West College Scotland. The Balmoral Hotel holds … Continue reading

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Moving school: Eilidh takes a break from the sun to have a say

Eilidh is just about to start P6 and is already thinking about what it will be like to go to secondary school. She’s been a star and taken time out from enjoying the sun to write a blog for Enquire … Continue reading

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