In the swim

12th December 2003 at 00:00
(Photograph) - Duane Myers, 15, was excluded from school, but found his element at the Asian and Oriental School of Catering, in Hackney, east London. Armed with four food preparation certificates Duane now has a bright future. To celebrate his achievements and those of other students the school hosted a brunch, with special guest Mike Tomlinson, the former chief inspector of schools. Photograph by PETER SEARLE

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