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With no space to work in his crowded home, Sharif struggled with A-level maths. But our teacher, Mr Fairbairn, saw his potential and offered him space in his office after school. Empowered by his teacher’s belief and engaging lessons, Sharif achieved an A grade in his exams, and the confidence to match.
“Mr Fairbairn made me realise that even someone like me, who was not particularly gifted or talented in anything, could do well and achieve if I tried hard enough.”