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World Down Syndrome Day


World Down Syndrome Day is annually observed on March 21 to raise public awareness of Down syndrome, a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome. According to the UN, about 1 in 800 people are born with Down syndrome.

This year, the global theme is “Leave no one behind”

All people with Down syndrome must have opportunities to live fulfilling lives, included on a full and equal basis with others, in all aspects of society.

At Victoria Park Junior School school, all the adults and children celebrated being different by wearing odd socks with wacky designs!

We also held a special assembly...