Theme: School Life


First Day

Quis? Ego

Here David describes his first day at his residential school with a ‘public school culture’.

School Culture

Small Classes

Here Michelle describes the impact of being split into small impairment specific groups, in what was already a small school.

Do it Yourself

Here Tara describes a school culture of doing things for yourself, without even friends being allowed to help each other.

School Dinners



Feeling Included

Here Miro talks about his experience of feeling well supported at primary school, by everyone in the school.

Velcro Support

Here Michelle talks about the downside to having what she describes as ‘velcro’ support assistants in school.


Not Allowed

Here Clenton describes his group not being allowed to go on trips with the rest of the school.

World War Two