A school is in mourning after one if its pupils was found dead near his home.
The body of Harefield Academy student Patrick Roberts was discovered by police officers in woods in South Oxhey on Tuesday afternoon last week.
Tributes to the 15-year-old have been left outside the school in Northwood Way.
Academy Principal, Mark Poulter, said: “Patrick was a very bright and well-loved student and our school community has been deeply affected by this tragedy.
“We are closely monitoring the wellbeing of all students in the coming days and offering support where necessary.
“Our thoughts are with Patrick’s parents and family and we ask everyone to respect their privacy at this most difficult time.”
People have posted tributes on social media.
One tweet read: “RIP Patrick Roberts love goes to your family” another said: “RIP Patrick Roberts .. Sleep tight beautiful”.
The death is not being treated as suspicious.