Special Schools and Special People

It’s time to celebrate the role that special schools play and recognise the fantastic work that goes on in them.

Education is Special is working with four special schools in Birmingham. It will give children with Learning Disabilities a leading role in uncovering their history. This unique project will show how special education has changed over the last fifty years.

As well as the four schools, we’ll be talking to other people involved in special education in Birmingham. To learn more click here

Attitudes have changed massively towards education over the last century. We take a brief look at the history.

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