Students from China visited Helena Romanes School in Dunmow.
The head teacher of Helena Romanes School has announced his plans to retire at the end of the academic year.
The family of Dunmow schoolboy Elliot Peters will meet with a government minister to raise awareness about the genetic disorder that caused his death.
A dance teacher and former Helena Romanes pupil will hold a dance class for Cancer Research following the death of her cousin from the disease in April.
Money raised from the Great Dunmow Town Carnival will go towards Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in memory of school pupil Elliot Peters, who was treated at the hospital, as well as two other local charities.