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Case Study: Meet Jon

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Aged twelve, Jon* was permanently excluded from school and spent a term at a Pupil Referral Unit. “I was badly behaved,” says Jon. “I had some older friends who were a bad influence. They smoked and drank and I used to join in with them. Sometimes I would bunk off school with my friends and… Read more »

Case Study: Meet Lobsang

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When Lobsang, now 17, first moved to London from Nepal eight years ago, he was shy, uncomfortable speaking English, and considered himself an outsider. That all began to change when he met Greenhouse Sports coach Annie at his primary school table tennis club. She encouraged Lobsang to attend the breakfast club at our programme at Ernest Bevin College, and he soon made many… Read more »

Case Study: Meet Freddie

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(To protect our participants’ anonymity photos do not relate to this case study) A pupil at one of our special educational needs (SEN) schools, 14 year-old Freddie has Autistic Spectrum Condition. He finds it difficult to engage and interact with his environment and with others; he is used to getting his own way, and can… Read more »