STUDENTS got the star treatment as they took to the red carpet to kick off prom season.
Teenagers from year 11 at Bishop Ramsey School in Hume Way, Ruislip, celebrated in style on Friday last week as they enjoyed their school prom ahead of their GCSE exams.
The young men and women glammed up in evening gowns and three-piece suits and arrived at the prom in a variety of transport methods, with one student making her entrance on the back of a motor bike.
PUPILS as young as six are leading the way in improving road safety outside their school gates.
Eight mini road safety officers (MRSOs) from year two, at Field End Infant School, are tackling a dangerous parking problem outside their school and have plenty of ideas on how to improve the situation.
CHILDREN and teachers at a school got creative with clothes and went back to the past during a history lesson.
Pupils and staff at Warrender Primary in Ruislip put on petticoats, wrestled with cravats and false moustaches and borrowed leopard skin rugs to portray cavemen, dandies, gentry, servants and members of the armed forces.
Headteacher Paul Lake said: "It's part of our creative learning week, which we hold every term.
"This term's focus has been on British history, so we have chosen eight eras that we don't normally study in school."
The pupils finished the week with a dressing up challenge and a fashion show for parents in the school hall. View the full set of pictures here.
Pupils made cakes with care home residents, then served them with a nice cup of tea.
The people who live at Whitby Dene care home were visited by children from Field End School on Monday for an afternoon of baking and decorating buns as part of a scheme to raise the profile of dementia.
SCHOOLCHILDREN have made their mark on the bid for a community restoration project.
Year 5 pupils at Warrender School, in Old Hatch Manor, Ruislip, were challenged to investigate a local environmental issue as a geography study.
They chose the restoration of Eastcote House Gardens, and on Monday they gave a report to councillors, teachers and members of the Friends of Eastcote House Gardens (FEHG).
TWO young musicians took it upon themselves to serenade a group of elderly music lovers in an effort to raise cash for charity.
James Lynch, 11, and friend James Trowbridge, 13, decided they wanted to play some music for the residents of St Vincent's Nursing Home in Wiltshire Lane, Eastcote.
Armed with a violin and a double bass, the Jameses played 20 pieces to the appreciative audience and were thanked with a donation of £30 to give to charity.
AN OUTSTANDING result for a primary school Ofsted inspection is down to the hard work of students and staff throughout a 50-year history, according to its head.
Pupils and teachers from St Swithun Wells Catholic Primary School, in Hunters Hill, South Ruislip, had a lot to smile about after being given Outstanding status in a recent Ofsted report.
THE children of Deanesfield Primary School were able to welcome a special visitor to their school on Monday last week despite the recent bad weather.
The Mayor of Hillingdon, councillor Michael Markham, visited the school in Queens Walk, South Ruislip, to tell the children about his role and the history of the borough.
The children then asked him lots of questions before members of the school council lead a tour.
SPORTY pupils got a treat last week when gold medal winning paralympian Tim Prendergast popped by for a chat.
The New Zealand athlete, who set a new personal best in the 800m T13 final at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, met year seven sports captains at Queensmead School in Queens Walk, South Ruislip last week.
CREATIVE minds came together as author Alex Wheatle inspired students to get writing.
The award-winning writer of the critically acclaimed Brixton Rock, its sequel Brenton Brown, and five other novels, spoke to students at Ruislip High School, in Sidmouth Drive, Ruislip.