Julie King (nee Rowley)
1985 to 1987
was in the Sixth form under Mr P J Arthur and Mr Burke. I really enjoyed my time
there, getting to know other people, gaining knowledge and experience
I left Delarue in July 1987 I have done a lot of things.
went to tertiary college for a year. Then,
I spent two years at a youth training scheme.
For the first year I worked in a library and the second was spent
learning clerical duties at the local Careers service.
I also went to college one day a week.
was employed in the electoral registration office for three months updating the
register. After being unemployed
for a year, I went on several short-term contracts, mainly with the local
I went on several job training schemes at the local job club. One of these was a
six-week course in typing and using WordPerfect at a local computer company.
Another one was a course on book keeping run by the local council.
This involved attending the local college for sessions on Petty Cash,
Office Studies and Computer book keeping. I
also had work experience for three months.
I was on Employment Training I moved to Hounslow and joined a local scheme for
women where I completed the course. Then,
I got a job at a Benefits Agency through Remploy.
I am still there and have been in two departments over the last five and
a half years. I carried on with
Employment Training and gained the final qualification after a year.
April 1988 I joined the local Physically Handicapped and Able Bodied club (PHAB).
Whilst there I met my husband and we moved in together the next February. Three
years ago on June 10th we got married. Our happiness was complete when our
little boy Alex was born July last year.
PHAB I have been very busy. I have
been elected onto the management Committee and have been the minutes secretary
for three years now. I have also
been Subscriptions secretary, been fund raising and have been on a PHAB Holiday
can identify some of the people on this as listed below and also some of those
on the 1987 photos you've got.
row, Mr. Arthur, Juile Rowley, Paul Hancock, Paul Smith, Tim ???, ???, ???, Glen
Nicola Smith, Jenny ???, Robert ???, ???, Nicholas ???, ???, Valerie ???, Peter