My superpower? X-ray vision

20th June 2008 at 01:00
What's your favourite subject?
Charlotte Simmonds, 11, is from Richmond Hill School, a primary for children with severe learning difficulties in Luton

What's your favourite subject?

Reading. I like Walt Disney books and anything about fairytales. At the moment I'm reading Enchanted.

Why do you like your teacher?

Because she's nice and helps me with my sentences.

School likes and dislikes?

I like doing work but sometimes find sums hard.

What stops you doing your work?

Lots of chatting from other children.

Why is your school a good school?

We have a lovely playground. It's got carts, bikes, a climbing frame, tunnels and is surrounded by trees. The lunches are good - my favourite food is pizza but all the food at school is tasty. I like the teachers too.

If you could change one thing about school what would it be?

We should have different rules, for example a snack time at a different time. It's at 11am but I'd like it earlier.

If you were headteacher for a day what would you introduce?

I would change the colour of the school. It's white at the moment, but I would like the school to be brighter. I think the classrooms should be painted red, blue or yellow.

What would you like to be when you grow up?

I want to be a teacher.

What do other people think of you?

They think I'm a nice girl. My friends tell me, especially my friend Rosie.

What are your favourite hobbies?

I like arm wrestling and reading.

Do you have a favourite phrase?

I like to say "very much".

What is your favourite possession?

I have a teddy at home. It's an ice-skating Minnie Mouse.

What is your favourite TV show?

My favourite TV show is Recess on the Disney Channel (a group of pupils who work together to unravel government conspiracies or outwit their teachers).

Do you have a favourite shop to get your clothes from?

I get my clothes from Primark.

Which celebrity would you most like to be like?

Ashley Tisdale from High School Musical. She's sweet and blonde like me and some people say I look like her.

When are you embarrassed?

When my mum comes in when I am getting changed for bedtime.

What is your earliest memory?

When I was a baby I couldn't breathe very well, so the doctors took me to the incubator. I was born four weeks early with my umbilical cord wrapped around my neck.

If you could have one superpower what would it be?

X-ray vision so that I can see through walls and see what teachers are doing when I'm not in class.

I wish adults would ...

... sometimes be nice to each other.

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