A SCHOOL and cafe are teaming up to educate youngsters about food.
Colham Manor Primary School, Violet Avenue, Uxbridge, and Com Café, Byron Way, West Drayton, will be travelling around the UB7 postcode area throughout October to teach cookery to families.
HIGH achievers at Uxbridge College were recognised at an awards event hosted by a young entrepreneur who has made millions from his all-natural jam, made to his gran's recipes.
Fraser Doherty, chief executive officer of SuperJam, spoke about his career and building his business from scratch, before handing out awards to exemplary students at Beck Theatre, in Grange Road, Hayes, on Thursday last week.
THE winner of TV cooking contest MasterChef is a graduate of Brunel University.
BEAM Day, a free taster event for electronic music enthusiasts and creators, was hosted by Brunel University as part of National Science Week.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Uxbridge High School on Wednesday (22).
The royal visit marks the 10th anniversary of Teach First, an organisation which recruits top-flying graduates to work at schools with pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds, and which Prince Charles is patron of.
FOR A SCHOOL where 66 different languages are spoken, pupils are not afraid to perform spontaneous drama on a Tube train packed with commuters, and which has been selected as the borough's first ever Nike Training Club, this has been a memorable fortnight.
And Uxbridge High School, The Greenway, Uxbridge, is hoping there will be many more like it.
The school recently featured in The Independent newspaper as an example of an institution bucking the trend when it came to teaching children from disadvantaged homes.
UXBRIDGE College received a royal visit from Her Royal Highness the Countess of Wessex.
The Countess was at the college in Park Road, Uxbridge, this morning to officially open the new £5 million IT and media block.
Students have been using the 15-classroom block since September, which contains high-tech computers and CGI film equipment.
The Countess, born Sophie Rhys-Jones, married the Queen's youngest son Prince Edward in 1999 and the couple have two children together.
She spent the morning having a tour of the block and meeting staff and students.
A HEADTEACHER has been personally thanked by David Cameron.
At a 10, Downing Street reception, Peter Lang, headteacher of Uxbridge High School in The Greenway said the Prime Minister thanked him and school staff for their hard work and achievements.
He had been invited because of him commendation in the south-east category of the Pearson Teaching Awards, and was there to represent the school's Guidance and Inclusion Team, who won regional team of the year.
He said: It was a red letter day for Uxbridge High School."
The Guidance and Inclusion Team is responsible for behaviour and attendance, which it says have improved 'significantly' in recent years, acting as a catalyst for improved GCSE and A-level results.
Team members include Zoe Chivers, Manpreet Panesar, Sarah Herbert, Beth Rawlings, Naomi Fisher and Daisy Rahman.
STUDENTS from an Uxbridge school ended their term on a generous note when they donated toys to sick youngsters at Hillingdon Hospital.
Pupils from Abbotsfield Boys School, Clifton Gardens, Uxbridge, raised money through activities like non-uniform day and bought the treats to give out on the children's ward.
Gifts included a host of toys for boys and girls as well as learning games.
A SCHOOL hosted a summer fair with a difference as part of its centenary celebrations.
Children from Whitehall Junior and Infant schools joined parents, teachers and former pupils for the event in Cowley Road, Uxbridge on Saturday.
There was morris dancing, cheerleading, plenty of food and activities for all.