Back to school for Ellie

The thirteen year old has been receiving intensive rehabilitation after battling leukaemia, multiple strokes and a brain injury.

Today, 12 January, is her first day back at school.  Her mum, Marie said: "My brave girl has gone straight back into mainstream school with her head held high and smile on her, not one bit phased by anything so proud of my princess." Before her illness Ellie was a typical 12-year-old who loved music, school and One Direction. Get advice and tips for your child on going back to school after brain injury here. Her diagnosis of Leukaemia was followed by chemotherapy and many health complications.  You can read Ellie's full story here.
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