Our Voices2020-02-25T11:52:12+00:00

Our Voices

What people have to say…

“I want to know why isn’t it safe for a child to grow up in Southwark.”

Girl Pupil
Surrey Square Primary school

I listen to drill music but I don’t act that way.

Year 11 Student

Last year we had two deaths in our area, and I live right in front of the block … I knew the two boys, I used to play football with them. One of them was stabbed and one was shot. … we should be investing in youth clubs.”

Young Resident
Brandon Estate

It scares me to even talk to anyone. Most of the time I just bottle it.

HAP student

I have left my house one day and I’ve seen a shooting, and someone was killed opposite my house.

HAP student

Maybe we need to know more about how to handle peer pressure in other situations, you know, how to deal with mental things in other situations.

Year 11 Student

The value of Bede? Bede’s my family. My second family.


Year 9 member
Bede Youth Adventure Project

Sometimes boys just going to football and home ...  to basketball and home ... they’re getting stopped and searched and its kind of like a panic for them.

HAP student Year 11

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