Disability, My Life

Schools out forever… but never forgotten — Rock For Disability

I thought it was just me... The summer holidays are coming to a close for children and it is time to go back to school. It still feels like yesterday I was one of those children. I finished school in June 2010, leaving with 6 GCSE’s (yes I only studied 6 subjects). Although I don’t… Continue reading Schools out forever… but never forgotten — Rock For Disability

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Life at Bornville College & Career Academy

Bournville College was the complete opposite to my secondary school. It was absolutely fantastic. Another post on education. However, this one has a much more positive note to it compared to my previous posts. College. College in the UK is not like college in the US. It's a weird stage of education. You're done with… Continue reading Life at Bornville College & Career Academy

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Studies VS Physio & Stereotyping

I have always struggled to find the right balance. Today, I want to cover two topics. One is still relating to my educational journey through school like my past three posts: Early Years, Movers and Shakers Every Child Matters The first topic is going to discuss my challenges balancing school and physiotherapy, while the second… Continue reading Studies VS Physio & Stereotyping

Disability, My Life, Student Life

‘Every Child Matters’ or so I was told…

What does the term ‘Every Child Matters’ mean to you? Well, it didn’t mean much to my secondary school. In my previous two posts: Early Years and Movers and Shakers, I discussed my issues at school, particularly my issues in a mainstream secondary school. Granted certain teachers and teaching assistants were great but as a whole, secondary school got… Continue reading ‘Every Child Matters’ or so I was told…