12th August 2011 at 01:00

The construction department of Brooklands College in Weybridge, Surrey, created a garden based on Lewis Carroll's poem Jabberwocky for the charity Kids Company - and scooped a silver-gilt medal at the Hampton Court Flower Show in the process.

A derelict caretaker's house was transformed in five days into a new teaching and learning space for Bentworth Primary School in London - called The Lifeskills House, pictured here.

The 750-pupil Landkey Primary School in north Devon has been jumping for joy since scoring a one in all but one category of its Ofsted inspection. Every lesson was judged to be outstanding.

Winners of the first Academy Excellence Awards were announced by presenter Kate Silverton, far right, at Nottingham University. She is pictured here with Countdown's Susie Dent, second right, the university's Professor Karen Cox, third right, and pupils from Tudor Grange Academy, Solihull, winners of the Sustainability Team Challenge.

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