A service is being held at Abbotsweld School in Harlow as a memorial is unveiled to the mother and five children killed in an arson attack in Barn Mead last year.
Sabah Usmani, 44, and children Hira, 12, Sohaib ,11, Muneeb, 9, Rayyan, 6, and Maheen, 3, all lost their lives after fire ripped through their end-of-terrace home in the early hours of October 15.
Children from year 1 to year 6 spoke in the service about theirmemories of their friends.
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