Stories to inspire you

It's true to say everyone has something to Share. Here, we share the stories and experiences that have been shared with us. Some belong to our wonderful students, and their carers and supporters, while others are from further afield, from those that have found Share and been bound by our ethos and values.

Enjoy, and do Share your story!

 

At Share, music is taught as part of our life skills programme, and is proving to have far-reaching impact, helping students with coordination, concentration and speech, and improving self-esteem and confidence.

Music and rhythm, and the...

I will put in the box
Jewellery made from gold from my homeland
Sparkling gems on necklaces
My favourite picture book

I will put in the box
A smiley face
McDonald’s, pizzas and burgers
Dancing ballarinas...

Edmond has global learning disabilities and joined Share in 2014 to study life skills at Share.

Edmond is a quiet person with a gentle nature who is always interested in other people, and curious about the world around him. Although he was...

John joined Share in 1999, and studies horticulture with us for three days a week. John was very young and a little shy when he first joined Share, but it didn’t take him long to settle in and get to know everyone. It is now hard to imagine the...

Share has been working with Oak Lodge School, a residential and day school for students with hearing, speech, language and communication needs, since October 2014.

The partnership involved Jenny Shand, Share's Horticulture Manager, running...

Karina joined Share in 2013, and studies digital skills and life skills with us.

Karina has cerebal palsy and epilepsy, and paralysis that affects her leg muscles. She uses a motorised wheelchair and travels independently around London,...

Rehan joined Share in 2009. He studies Life Skills, Music and IT,...

Today – 20th March 2015 – is International Day of Happiness.

As it happens, Share's creative writing class, which runs every week at Share, recently looked at happiness as part of their studies on feelings and emotions.

During the...

Rachel joined Share a few months ago as part of our Catering Traineeship. And in a relatively short period of time, she has blossomed, gaining confidence all the time and looking to the future when she hopes to secure a job in catering.

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Leon recently visited Share for a taster day. He admits to having a fascination for words, so following his visit, he wrote this poem for us.