22nd January 2010 at 00:00

At Paulton Junior School pupils strutted their two-wheeled stuff on the obstacle course for a Christmas "'bling' your bike" day organised by sustainable transport charity Sustrans.

Year 10 pupils from Colchester's St Helena School fought back the tears recently as they were guided through the scientific techniques involved in removing DNA - from an onion.

Leighton Park School in Reading has appointed a new bursar. Marie Gage is the first woman to take up the post in the school's 120-year history.

Staff and pupils at St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Harrogate were so proud of their "outstanding" verdict from Ofsted that they had a banner made to celebrate their success.

Children from Great Wilbraham Primary School in Cambridge wrote to Gordon Brown to secure a visit to the Houses of Parliament and a photo opportunity outside Number 10.

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