”It feels like an ordinary end of term, not like leaving school for good”
Classmates Aya Alkafri, Rutba Raheel and Mohammed Benjamin are students on the care and welfare programme.
They have sat down in the shade on the grass outside Söderportgymnasiet.
”We're not having any ball, and on our last day only two relatives are allowed. That's not much fun”Rutba Raheel
Everything is coming to an end. They feel stressed. There are lots of loose ends to be tied up before their last day.
They have gradually come to accept that that school-leavers this year too will have to tone down their celebrations because of the pandemic.
It feels like an ordinary end of term, not like leaving school for good.
– We're studying care and welfare, so we can't disregard that, says Mohammed, who would have preferred to have had all his relatives waiting to welcome him in the school yard.
Rutba Raheel doesn't know exactly what celebrations at home will be like, but she thinks it will be with her closest family members. And she too feels rather disappointed.
– We're not having any ball, and on our last day only two relatives are allowed. That's not much fun.
– It feels like an ordinary end of term and not like leaving school for good, Aya Alkafri points out.