Anika Modi

School Days: 1999-2004

Anika is a studious but sometimes scheming Asian girl who could stand up to troublemakers with the greatest of ease. She came from a Hindu family - Dad runs a stationery shop and Mum is a part-time pharmacist. Anika was born in Britain and though fully Westernised she upholds Hindu traditions. If there's a cause to be fought for, Anika's the girl to do it but she can sometimes get too engrossed in a crusade to check the facts first. Ask Nick if you don't believe me! Anika often felt her high academic performance was taken for granted and knows her mum would do anything to remove her from Grange Hill.

REASON FOR LEAVING: Won an exchange place to Grange Hill's "twin" school in France with Josh Irvine.

ROMANCE: The younger Josh spent Year 9 pursuing Anika and soon she was beginning to fall for him. But when she caught Josh and Martin with the bra she guessed what his true motives were. One year on she was looking forward to going to France with Josh - wonder how they got on?

ANIKA'S SCHOOL REPORT
Year 7 Anika took Amy under her wing and helped put Spencer in his place.

Year 8 Spencer knocked Anika out cold in a racially-motivated playground fight, but she almost reduced him to tears with cruel jibes about his parents. Then she was persuaded to help him; Anika and Spencer became good friends. Anika ended the year faced with being moved out of Grange Hill by her mother, who was not impressed by her classmates. Eventually Mrs Modi let her stay.

Year 9 Anika was instrumental in smuggling Amelia into school and challenged Maddie for bullying Spencer.

Year 10 Anika was elected school website editor. She clashed with Deverill over Leah's article and was falsely accused of publicly slating Mrs Holmes.

Year 11 Anika launched her own website, "Anika's Place". She was disgusted with Josh over the bra incident and turned him down when he asked her out. Anika tried in vain to help Amy through her exams, and pleaded with her not to leave school.

ASSOCIATES: Amy Davenport, Spencer Hargreaves, Leah Stewart, Calvin Braithwaite.

CURRENT WHEREABOUTS: Is she still in France?

SERIES 31
Laxo Archer
Abel Benson
Theo Benson
Miss Bettany
Ed Booth
Jake Briggs
Clooney
Ducket
Miss Greene
Gyngell
Lucy Johnson
Tigger Johnson
Togger Johnson
Sammy Lee
Mr McDonnell
Kathy McIlroy
Chloe Moore
Andrea O'Malley
Mrs Rawlinson
Serena Sulli
Rachel Towers
Bryn Williams
Megan Williams
XS
Jenny Young
Tanya Young

Ali Duncan
Andy Turner
Anika Modi
Anna Duncan
Annette Firman
Annie Wainwright
Baz Wainwright
Benny Green
Briony Jones
Calley Donnington
Calvin Braithwaite
Carl Fenton
Claire Scott
Clare Chaplin
Colin Brown
Danny Hartston
Danny Kendall
Darren Clarke
Dawn O'Malley
Delia Lodge
Donnie Briscoe
Duane Orpington
Eleanor Smith
Emma Bolton
Fay Lucas
Freddie Mainwaring
Gemma Lyons
Georgina Hayes
Gonch Gardner
Gordon Jones
Gripper Stebson
Holly Parsons
Ian Hudson
Imelda Davis
Jackie Wright
Jacko Morgan
James Arnold
Jeremy Bishop
Jessica Arnold
Joanna Day
Joe Williams
Josh Irvine
Judi Jeffreys
Justine Dean
Karen Young
Katrina Simpson
Katy Fraser
Kelly Bradshaw
Keiran Osbourne
Kyle Brown
Leah Stewart
Lisa West
Maddie Gilks
Martin Miller
Maria Watts
Matthew Cartwright
Matthew Pearson
Matt Singleton
Max Humphries
Mauler McCaul
Mel Adams
Mike Bentley
Mooey Humphries
Natasha Stevens
Nathan Charles
Neil Timpson
Pamela Cartwright
Pogo Patterson
Robbie Wright
Roland Browning
Ronnie Birtles
Ross Duncan
Sam "Cracker" Bacon
Shona West
Spencer Hargreaves
Suzanne Ross
Taylor Mitchell
Tom Smith
Tracy Long
Trevor Cleaver
Trisha Yates
Tucker Jenkins
Vikki Meedes
Wally Scott
Wayne Sutcliffe
Zammo Maguire
Ziggy Greaves
Zoe Stringer

Miss Adams
Mr Bronson
Miss Carver
Mr Deverill
Mr Garfield
Mr Hankin
Mr Hargreaves
Mrs Holmes
Mr Hopwood
Mrs Knuckle
Mr Malachay
Mrs McClusky
Scruffy McGuffy
Mr MItchell
Mr Robson
Mr Thomson