The Headmistress of King Edward VI Handsworth School in Birmingham, Elisabeth Wager, say missing teenager Zoya Anwar 'has a bright future ahead of her,' and that 'support is being given to Zoya's friends'.
Zoya Anwar, who was last seen by friends on February 26, is described by police as a straight-A student.
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A band of persistent, occasionally heavy rain moves eastwards over the region.
Winds increasing further on Monday morning with a persistent band of rain sinking south across the area by midday.
Thousands of runners took part in the Great Birmingham 10K. The 6.2mile event went around the city, ending on Broad Street.