The Golden Road

Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People

  • Boy working with two teachers
  • Boy with an adult in a room with other school pupils
  • Pupils and teachers putting on life jackets beside a loch with canoes
  • Headteacher discussing the seven Golden Rules
  • Display wall in school charting Oaklands' Golden Road to Participation with photos

Filmed in a special school where the children are non-verbal, ‘The Golden Road’ follows pupils and teachers to bring to life Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People’s Golden Rules for Participation.

The film highlights that no matter what their abilities and disabilities, all children have the right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.