Author Philip Pullman (above) opens a storytelling garden and trail at Windmill Primary School in Headington, Oxford. The garden, built with the help of Buckinghamshire New University students, has a glass wall on which pupils can write stories (left).
Staff have their legs waxed at Newall Green High School in Manchester to raise money for the Japan disaster fund.
St Piers School in Surrey, part of the National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy, takes part in the My Purple Pledge epilepsy awareness campaign.
The Duke of Gloucester joins pupils at the opening of Skinners' Academy in Hackney, north London.