16th October 2009 at 01:00

So what if it's a conservation area: Year 9 pupils at Greenhead High School, Keighley, worked with Yorkshire Planning Aid to learn about the role of town planning in their community.

A bouquet in all but name: pupils from Plant Hill Arts College in Blackley marked the completion of the Co-operative Academy of Manchester with a topping-out ceremony. A yew tree branch and a beam-signing finished off the construction.

Actress Clara Salaman, star of TV's The Bill, helped pupils - including one in a rather ill-fitting hat - staff and parents celebrated the opening of Hornsey Road Children's Centre in north London.

These girls from Westonbirt School's Year 7 were thrilled to meet CBBC's Newsround presenter Ore Oduba. They got together at Save the Children's Big Picnic Party, which marked the charity's 90th birthday.

Year 5 pupils from Kingsmead School in Hackney, north London, have been photographing their families and friends, community and school to form part of a new exhibition. "Kingsmead Eyes" will go on display

at the Vamp;A Museum of Childhood from November 7.

Students at the Manchester Enterprise Academy marked its official opening day by sealing items in a time capsule, not to be opened for 100 years.

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