Congratulations, Edinburgh Academy!

Edinburgh Young Carers are thrilled to announce that The Edinburgh Academy is the first school to gain the We Recognise, and We Develop We Care; Schools for Young Carers Award. By progressing to the We Develop stage, the Edinburgh Academy has demonstrated that they have built a solid whole-school approach to identifying and supporting young carers, improving the health, well-being, and educational attainment of students with caring responsibilities. The school is proactive in identifying young carers. It has developed a Young Carers Policy to ensure that young carers receive equity throughout their education and has created a safe space for young carers to offer support and empathy to their peers. Congratulations Edinburgh Academy!