‘At school I feel I have to wear a mask and act like the person school wants you to be but in Peace Bytes I don’t, I can just be myself’

‘In school I feel dumb but in Bytes I don’t’

‘I look forward to getting out of bed on a Thursday and Friday, I come into group and I feel I can participate and I learn. When I go home I can tell my mum what I have learnt that day, I don’t feel I can do that every day after school.’

Members of our 'out of school' Peace Bytes group at Glengormley High School, 2020. 

'I really enjoy the Peace Bytes sessions, the people are really nice and it’s really helped my confidence grow. I always look forward to the next session!'

Rebekah, Participant in online Peace Bytes sessions during COVID-19 lockdown

'I’ve really enjoyed working with Bytes. It’s given me more of a routine and I enjoy the craic every Monday, Wednesday and Friday! There is nothing I would change about the sessions whatsoever'

Anon, Participant in online Peace Bytes sessions during COVID-19 lockdown