National Crimebeat – 2012 Winners

Maesteg Comprehensive School – Mid Glamorgan

Alcohol Abuse Project – to produce a highly entertaining DVD to raise awareness of the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse.

“So glad we came first with our animation about drugs and alcohol, I never come first in anything. We won tickets for the London Eye and it was the best day ever.”

“Making the animation and having the presentation in front of the school and my mum was amazing. I had no idea we were going to London and we won first place.”

Bedminster Down School – Bristol

Bedazzled – a play to warn the elderly about distraction crime.

“Going to London has been a life-changing experience for me.”

Culverhay School, Bath; Ralph Allen School, Bath; Broadlands School, Keynsham; Somervale School, Norton Radstock – Somerset

Under the Influence – a joint project between the four schools to fight alcohol abuse among teenagers.

Sutton-in-Craven CP School– North Yorkshire

Parking Patrol – the children implemented a scheme to stop parents parking outside the school after a fellow pupil was injured.

All photographs: Nick Reynolds Photography.