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Mick Jagger returns to Dartford Grammar School
Mick Jagger returns to Dartford Grammar School

Mick Jagger, Dartford's most famous son, has returned to his old strutting ground.

The rock legend paid a visit to Dartford Grammar School, where he was a pupil, and opened an extension to the arts centre named after him.

The 66-year-old Rolling Stones star, who was born in the town, gave his seal of approval to a massive £900,000 facelift to the Mick Jagger Centre at the West Hill school.

A new foyer and impressive dance studio with glass floor-to-celiing mirrors have been built.

Jagger toured the new facilities with his 42-year-old fashion designer partner L’Wren Scott before watching a performance by pupils.

The last time Jagger visited his home town was in March 2000, when he opened the Mick Jagger Centre.

Audio: Mick Jagger on his memories of school days

For the full story see next week's Dartford Messenger.

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