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Sign our petition!

Carers Trust want the government to give extra funding to schools so they can support young carers to have the same life chances as everyone else.

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How can teachers help me?

Does your teacher give you enough support at school? Read on here to see how they might be able to help.
Trouble at school
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If caring means you are having problems keeping up at school, it may help to read this
Mental health
Mental health can prove to be a big challenge of growing up. Find out more about mental health.
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  • Read the most recent letters on our Agony Aunt pages. Or email your question to us