The Archbishop of York has been in Middlesbrough to take part in school anniversary celebrations.
Dr John Sentamu was the guest of honour at Unity City Academy in Ormesby Road.
The school is commemorating its tenth year and also celebrating winning the accolade of "The most improved school in Middlesbrough."
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