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Poonam Bhattal: Principal pays tribute to 'high achieving student'

23 February 2013 Last updated at 15:50 GMT

The principal of the academy attended by Poonam Bhattal who died while on a school ski trip to Italy has paid tribute to her and said she was a "very high achieving student".

Poonam Bhattal, 13, from Langley, Slough, was a pupil at Guru Nanak Sikh Academy in Hayes, west London.

Rajinder Singh Sandhu, of Guru Nanak Sikh Academy, said she had a great sense of humour and was on course to achieve straight As in her GCSEs.