Last month two young carers, Amy, in Year 9 and Ruby, in Year 7, spoke online at the North Tyneside Head teachers conference. The head teachers conference takes place every term, and involves all headteachers of every school in North Tyneside. Amy and Ruby spoke about the impact the pandemic
Did you know as young carers you have rights? Have you heard about the UN convention of The Rights of the Child? Did you know that article 12 says you have a right to an opinion and for it to be listened to and taken seriously? On 25th November it
One in four of us will experience a mental health problem at some time in our lives. So statistically, either you or your friends, family or someone you care for will be affected. It is important that we talk about mental health today, tomorrow and every day of the year.
Are you going into year 7 this September? Do you worry about being in a big school, making friends and how your caring responsibilities will affect school work. You might also be excited and looking forward to the change. Starting a new school year might be the start of a
Your voice matters to us and in our previous newsletter you will have read about the Adult Carers Forum and how you can get involved. We will introduce the forum members over the next newsletters; Here Cath tells us why she got involved: Why are you a member of the