In 2012, Charlie persuaded Active Essex to fund and run a Special School Games. Our Special School Games has since grown dramatically, providing the opportunity for thousands of young people to be involved, from the running of the event to taking part as competitors.
See here for more information on her Ambassador Programme.
Brian used to work for Active Essex at Essex County Council. He helped create Charlie’s Special School Games and introduce Essex County Council to the Multi School Council.
Toby came up with the idea of hosting the Multi Schools talent show. He is key to breaking down perceptions around autism and ‘invisible’ disabilities.
Wendy was a Paralympic athlete, representing Great Britain in the 2005 Paralympics in Athens as part of the wheelchair basketball team.
Gary’s has been the headteacher at Market Field School for over 20 years.
He was key to helping Kierran set up the Council.
Duncan runs the Market Field college site and helps provide links to college groups – a key aspect of breaking down perceptions before children leave the education system.
Harry and Grace
Bethan and Rebecca
Rosie shone through lockdown and is starting to raise awareness through the power of media.
Nicole is a sports star for the future and has made a big impact in our MSC meetings coming up with the idea of our charity walk.
Lisa a parent advacote with her own personal experiences and also experince from her working background on SEND and mental health.
Alfie is keen to use his own personal experiences to break down perceptions in Secondary schools.
Caitlin also sibling experience of SEN and is keen to support the ICT side of raising awareness.