Michelle Daly: Lack of Facilities

Michelle was born in 1972 in Newham, London. She attended a local special school from age five until sixteen and then went on to a local mainstream college.

Here Michelle describes the lack of school facilities hindering learning.

  • Michelle Daly
  • Michelle Daly


In terms of the building itself, I don't think it was really geared up to kind of push our learning, or encourage any kind of learning because, when I think about it, we didn't really have a proper science lab, we had a woodwork lab, it's things that you'd find in a, you know, a mainstream, or inclusive school, you didn't actually find that, and people could say 'Yeah but that was of that time' but even of that time we didn't have facilities that would have encouraged our learning.

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