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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Former pupils who attended a top Suburb school between five and 80 years ago returned to mark the 90th anniversary of its alumnae society.

Extracting DNA at the Vet College

The Royal Veterinary College threw open its doors last Thursday to allow the public prime access to the famous institution.

Newspaper club members with Ham&High staff Imogen Blake, Emma Youle and Emily Banks. Picture: Polly Hancock

Budding young journalists were given their first taste of a professional newsroom when they dropped by the Ham&High office to learn how a newspaper is made.

Rasheed Giwa 17, Sir Tim Hunt, Oshia Rahmani 16, Christopher Feghali 17, Yunus Ali 18 at the launch of Regent High School's educational partnership with the Francis Crick Institute. Picture: Dieter Perry

A pioneering £650million medical research centre has teamed up with a Camden secondary school to give pupils from across the borough the chance to learn from experts.

Camden School for Girls. Picture: Polly Hancock

Green-minded pupils and their parents are urging the community to help them raise £45,000 for solar panels on their school’s roof.

Mike Freer MP votes in Limespring School's mock election. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Children with dyslexia and dyspraxia formed their own political parties and put forward manifestos for a mock general election.

Headteacher Kate Frood. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A schoolboy has triumphed over 80,000 pupils to win a silver medal in a national mathematics contest.

Campaigners including Jessica Learmond Criqui, comedian Alan Davies, local residents and staff and students from Heathside Prep and Christchurch School deliver a letter to Eric Pickles office on 13.03.15. Pictured front Astrid Cohen (8) from Heathside

A feisty seven-year-old schoolboy summed up the feelings of more than 1,000 protesters when he marched over to a representative for government minister Eric Pickles and urged him to halt the controversial New End development in Hampstead.

MP Mike Freer has called for dating apps like Tinder to carry sexual health alerts to help prevent the spread of HIV

Finchley and Golders Green MP Mike Freer has called for dating apps like Tinder to carry sexual health messages to help prevent the spread of HIV.

Pupils at Gospel Oak School celebrate Red Nose Day. Picture: Polly Hancock

A school became a sea of red as hundreds of pupils and teachers dressed up to raise money for Comic Relief.

School-keeper Ron Holding celebrates 40 years at St Paul's Primary School in Primrose Hill with pupils and staff. Picture: Polly Hancock

In 40 years, school caretaker Ron Holding has served under eight headteachers, cleaned up after 1,400 children and changed too many toilet rolls to count.

How to Train your Dragon Author Cressida Cowell launches the school's book bench. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A bright blue book-shaped bench designed by pupils to celebrate their love of reading has been unveiled by the author behind popular children’s novel How to Train Your Dragon.

Author Charlie Fletcher talks to UCS, Hampstead Parochial and UCL Academy pupils. Picture: Nigel Sutton

A children’s author has revealed how he writes his popular novels to hundreds of pupils from Camden schools.

An artist's impression of how the new Parliament Hill School building will look. Picture: ASTUDIO Ltd

A £22million schools redevelopment set to provide thousands of pupils with state-of-the-art facilities has been given the green light.

Year 6 pupil Robyn Aaron prepares some salad. Picture: Dieter Perry

Pupils as young as 10 cooked up a storm as they hosted a pop-up restaurant at their Montessori school.

From left to right: Avis Johns, headteacher Mick Quigley and Finchley and Golders Green MP Mike Freer. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

A free school in East Finchley gave visitors a tour of its new £14million campus set to open to pupils in September.

Marie Medenis dresses up for World Book Day at Henrietta Barnett School. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Pupils had twice the reason to celebrate on World Book Day after raising more than £3,000 for a new school library.

Highgate Primary School mandarin lessons. Head Teacher William Dean with Chinese Cultural teacher Rhona Pennington and year 4 students Maisie (9), Dylan (9), Deeya (8) and Aidan (8) all from class 4PB.

More and more schools are eschewing traditionally-taught modern languages such as Spanish and French in favour of teaching the world’s most widely spoken tongue: Mandarin.

Robert Lobatto, the new headteacher of King Alfred School

A headteacher is stepping down after 13 years at the helm of a secondary school to pursue a career in youth mental health.

Parents are awaiting to hear which school their child has been allocated. Picture: PA Wire

Schoolchildren in Camden, Haringey, Westminster, and Barnet are awaiting to hear if they have been given a state secondary school place of their choice on what is known as “National Offer Day”.

Del Cooke, headteacher of Henrietta Barnett School. Picture: Nigel Sutton

As a teenager, headteacher Del Cooke travelled two hours across the capital to attend music classes at one of the country’s top-performing secondary schools.

Flynne Ewart-Biggs, 15. Picture: Polly Hancock

The gruelling Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) awards pose a challenge to even the toughest teenagers.

Joao Cordeiro, 15. Picture: Polly Hancock

Joao Cordeiro, 15, arrived in the country from Portugal in 2011 virtually unable to speak any English.

Bluebelle Carroll, 13. Picture: Polly Hancock

Like many 13-year-olds, Bluebelle Carroll keeps a pen pal – but that is where the similarities end.

Ezat Gulzaman, 19. Picture: Polly Hancock

A student who fled persecution in war-torn Afghanistan to study in Camden is one of a handful of exceptional young people who have been honoured for outstanding achievements.

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