(UNICEF) – Nine-year-old Judy is excited to return to school, but going to class is not always easy. Learn about the challenges she and other children in eastern Aleppo face, simply to get an education. ALEPPO, Syrian Arab Republic, 14 October 2016 – In late September, the new school year started in several areas across the Syrian Arab Republic. For nine-year-old Judy, who lives in the Old City in the eastern part of Aleppo, returning to school is something to look forward to. Her favourite subject is English. “My older sister helps me study. I love this topic so much,” she said. But attending school regularly can often be a challenge for Judy and her classmates.