8th January 2010 at 00:00

- Actress Jane Horrocks took a break from the stage to answer the questions of film club members at Plumstead Manor School in Greenwich.

- Teenagers from Plymouth College and Waldegrave School in Twickenham celebrated winning the Make Your Mark Challenge, which saw more than 70,000 students pitch their low-carbon business ideas.

- Pupils from St Therese's Roman Catholic Primary School and Nottage Primary School in South Wales could be the next Steven Spielbergs thanks to a Computer Xplorers course in movie making.

- Solihull College students won praise from the town's mayor, Norman Davies, for their transformation of the conservation area at Hatchford Brook Junior and Infant School.

- Philosophy lessons exploring friendships, reasoning, perception and ethics have got kids thinking at St Thomas More Catholic Primary School in Colchester.

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