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Queen opens Essex academy

The Queen toured the new £250 million Drapers Academy in Romford today, to mark its official opening.

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Year 10 students showed the Queen their science projects, as she toured the new Drapers Academy in Essex today.

The Queen toured the science department. Credit: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire
Pupils talked to the royal visitor about their experiments. Credit: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire
The arts department also performed a scene from The Little Shop of Horrors. Credit: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire
The Queen sported a hat adorned with felt flowers. Credit: Arthur Edwards/The Sun/PA Wire

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