Lucas is a very energetic young boy who is in constant movement. He is happy to be back at school with his teachers and classmates and little by little getting accustomed to doing classroom activities after the long months he spent at home.
Timofej attends grade 7 at St. George's School. He likes coming to school very much. Of the school subjects, he likes music the most and also enjoys acting in theater plays. Timofej likes to observe people and knows how to be a good friend. He cannot speak, but expresses his opinion through loud sounds and expressive gestures. In the years he has spent at school, Timofej has learned a lot, and sometimes he even helps his classmates out of trouble by being the quickest to answer the teachers' questions.
Mirella has cerebral palsy and has problems controlling the movement of her right arm. Mirella lives with her parents, brother and sister. Her mother is an accountant who works on a project basis and her father is an accident road assistance employee. The family owns a cat and Mirella spends most of her time playing with it. Mirella is a calm, shy, and well-behaved student. She requires encouragement to interact with others or to express herself in a group setting. She needs teacher encouragement to participate in class activities. Mirella enjoys art activities. Regardless of her arm condition, she is capable of holding the paint brush and moving it over a cardboard to create a colourful scene.
Skyler lives in Mount Pleasant, a township near the school, with his grandmother and his cousin, who attends 4th grade Hermanus Waldorf School. The relationship with his mother is very difficult at the moment. Skyler is a bright boy who likes to talk to his classmates. He likes to help them in class whenever he can. He also loves to draw and play soccer.