Students scoop global award for video against teen homophobia (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
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Schoool pupils from Lammas school and sports college have won a global award for making a music video which speaks out against homophobia in schools
A music video which aims to speak out for teenage victims of homophobic bullying has won a global award.
Written, produced and performed by school students from Lammas school and sports college, the video, Love Mission, has already received more than 1,000 likes on Facebook.
On Monday the team behind the video won an Adobe Youth Voices Award, after beating 1,300 submissions from all over the world.
The video, which is filmed at the Leyton school, depicts a young girl being bullied by fellow students and features both singers and rappers.
Lammas School English teacher and student progress leader Craig Heatly said that he was "extremely proud "of the students.
Lammas school will receive prizes of top of the range Adobe media production software and Samsung equipment.
The pupils behind the video have won membership to Adobe Creative Cloud and a donation for a charity of their choice.
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