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World Class and the British Council bring topical international stories to schools everywhere through the Schools World Service

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Jemma's Special Journey - Primary Teachers' Resources

Watch Jemma as she prepares to compete at the biggest sports event of the year

At only 13, Jemma is the youngest member of the Special Olympics British Team.

The Special Olympic World Games is a global competition for athletes with learning disabilities.

Jemma has been practicing Gymnastics since she was 4 and watching her compete will be a proud moment for her family.

Read more about Jemma's Special Journey here...

Jemma's Special Journey - Secondary Teachers' Resources

Find out more about Jemma's journey from Wales to the Special Olympics in Greece

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.

The journey to the Special Olympics hasn't been an easy one for Jemma.

Her family would never have believed when she was was born that she'd be able to achieve what she has.

Read more about Jemma's Special Journey here...

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