You have the right to:

  • a suitable education for your needs including religious education and opportunities to develop your personality, talents, and  mental and physical abilities
  • any additional services that you need to help you with your education and to help you to overcome any barriers to your learning (this might mean that a support plan is specially designed for you
  • be helped and encouraged with your education, for example, support, private space and time for you to do your homework
  • attend your current school if it is within reasonable travelling distance and you do not have to go to a residential school
  • information about your rights and support if you are suspended or excluded from school
  • help to claim financial help such as educational maintenance allowance, bursaries and clothing grants. (NEEDS LINKED)