Jemma's Special Journey - Primary


Jemma is 13 years old and recently took part in the Special Olympics, a sports competition for people with learning disabilities.

Jemma has Down's Syndrome, a condition that affects about 60,000 people in the UK. People with Down's Syndrome have varying degrees of learning disability, but Jemma goes to a normal local school and is like any other teenager, who enjoys spending time with her sisters, playing football and listening to Justin Bieber.

To see Jemma competing will be a proud moment for her family.

Schools World Service travels to Wales and Athens to find out what makes Jemma's journey so remarkable.

Schools World Service is a BBC British Council co-production

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