Article 12: Every child has the right to have a say in all matters affecting them, and to have their views taken seriously.
We are a Unicef Rights Respecting School. The Rights Respecting School Award puts children's rights at the heart of schools in the UK.
We aim to be a safe and inspiring place to learn, where children are respected, their talents and nurtured and they are able to thrive.
The Rights Respecting Schools Award embeds these values in daily school life at Oscott Manor School and gives children the best chance to lead happy, healthy lives and to be responsible, active citizens.
Below are some sites you made find helpful for advice on education and general day-to-day life coping with your childs condition/s
Advocacy Matters - providing free independent advocacy to vulnerable or disabled people aged 14 and upwards in the Birmingham Area dependent on the project and client group.
BBC Bitesize - Study Guides for GCSEs and Key Stage 3
BEA - The British Epilepsy Association provides a wide range of services and information to support anybody with an interest in epilepsy.
Bullying UK - Advice for children, parents and schools on tackling the problems of bullying.
Childline - The UK's free 24-hour helpline for children and young people in trouble or danger.
Family Fund - Gives information concerning grants for disabled children.
MENCAP - Mencap is the UK's leading learning disability charity working with people with a learning disability and their families and carers.
The National Autistic Society - Providing information on autism and Asperger syndrome, and information about support and services, volunteering, campaigning, lobbying and fundraising activities in England.
NSPCC - The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children.
Parent Zone Hub - Parent Zone Hub for more information about LGBTQ+ bullying, coming out, transgender teens and useful glossary terms.
Undoubtedly, there are real benefits to internet use for young people with autism and learning disabilities, often offering an easier place for communication to take place and with many specially designed apps and programmes, with accessible design, simplified language and video clips available to support learning.
However, along with the many advantages to children and young people using the internet come some risks. Access to technology also means potential access to inappropriate or unsafe online behaviour, cyberbullying, online grooming and exposure to unsuitable content.
Please find below some useful links informing yourselves and your child/children how to keep safe on the internet
Parent Information - Learning Disabilities, Autism and Internet Safety
Our goal is to develop and further embed the school provision which promotes challenging and realistic opportunities, to develop the quality of teaching and learning to inspire all pupils to achieve and to ensure the school provides a supportive and stimulating environment to enable all pupils to achieve success.