• Chloe at graduation
    Disability,  Education

    What is it like being a disabled student?

    When I was in high school, I used to wobble around the corridors using a walking stick or a wheelchair. I throughly enjoyed education, yet it certainly isn’t easy as a disabled student. Admittedly, it’s been a few years since I was a student, but accessible education was a core focus when I started my blog. Before I graduated university, my blog was called ’Life as a Cerebral Palsy student’. A few weeks ago I gave a keynote talk to 1600 high school staff members about my experiences of being a disabled student. I hope that sharing an edited version of that talk will useful for other teachers and disabled…

  • Education,  Life Update

    Summer Success

    Unfortunately all good things must come to an end, and in about a week I will be going back to school and starting my A Levels in the sixth form. However during this very long summer break (due to finishing early because of exams) it has been quite successful if I do say so myself! Successful in things I have achieved but also just all the things I have managed to cram into the weeks off. So if you are going/ gone back to school good luck with this year! First off I survived my GCSE exams- all 21 of them! (far too many in my opinion) I’m still alive,…

  • Disability,  Education,  Life Update

    End of an era…

    Wow. I am happy to announce that I have managed to get through my GCSE’s in one piece! After two years, homework, coursework, loads of revision, sleepless nights, and 21 exams later… I’m done! Well I say I’m done, just going to wait for results which I’m getting in August. However I know I can do nothing more and might as well enjoy my extra long summer with friends!  All good this must come to an end- when September comes I will be back to it all. Heading to sixth form to start studying A-levels. As much as I’m going to love relaxing during summer, I’m going to enjoy starting…

  • Disability,  Education

    Exam season

    Don’t you just love it? The count down for the start of my GCSE exams is quickly approaching and nearly in single figure. Honestly I’m scared. I haven’t posted in a long time and I miss it, who reads my blog anyway! Revision is starting and everyday of school counts. Like everybody else the quicker you realise that this is make or break time the better. There are loads of revision session at school now which is really good. The one thing which is keeping us all rooted is the summer. The extra long summer, it’s going to be great. When everybody is at school you can just chill; there…