Sammy arrives on the first day looking like she so does not want to be there. She is chatting away to her friends one minute and in the group clams up with a fixed expression that is more a frown.
Andrew is a 14-year old boy who attends the local Academy in S3. He is very outspoken in his dealings with adults and staff at the school and has often been sent out of classes, been given detentions and a couple of exclusions for saying what he thinks.
When Gillian started with the Growing2gether group I was instantly struck by the strength of the protective wall she had built around herself.