Helen Cooke: Subtle Bullying

Helen was born in 1969 in Surrey. She attended mainstream primary and secondary schools, going on to University from her Grammar school.

Here Helen describes being bullied at school.

  • Helen Cooke
  • Helen Cooke


The bullying that I had at Chartridge was very subtle bullying. I remember one day, we were all outside at the end of break and the kids would say 'Last ones in are spastic', so it's you know, a horrible old-fashioned word, and then I would be the last in and they'd say 'Well Helen's spastic anyway'.

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