Children went the extra mile to help starving youngsters around the world

Starving children in some of the poorest parts of the world will have at least one meal a day thanks to caring pupils in Burnley.

Members of the Catholic Deaf Association at St. John the Baptist Church in Burnley.

Catholic Deaf Association visit St. John the Baptist Church for Mass

A grand total of eighty members of the Catholic Deaf Association from the Diocese of Salford have recently travelled to Burnley to take part in Mass.

Teacher Anne Battersby, who has retired this week after 28 years at Ightenhill Primary School, Burnley, surrounded by some of her students

Four decades in the classroom comes to a close for teacher Anne

Watching her students progress and develop has been one of the highlights of a 37 career in teaching for Mrs Anne Battersby.

Receptionist Christine Woodruff who has retired from Blessed Trinity RC College in Burnley.

School's out for popular receptionist Christine

A receptionist, who was the first to greet hundreds of pupils and their teachers first thing in the morning for a decade, has left her post for the final time.

Students explore life in a Lancashire mill through dance, music and clogging.

Students take centre stage in new production Cotton

Four outstanding dancers who are studying at Burnley College’s Sixth Form Centre will be helping to explore Lancashire’s proud cotton history in an exciting new project this month.

Nick Barrett, Debbie Bradley (Wellbeing Co-ordinator), Karen Alty and Deputy Head Eve Taylor (s)

Head praises staff after glowing Ofsted

A Burnley headteacher diagnosed with cancer seven months ago has praised her “amazing” staff and pupils after their school secured an Outstanding Ofsted result.

Unity College pupils at the Boat Race Challenge Selection Day. (s)

Pupils sail their way to success in university challenge

This wave of 12 high school pupils took on the twist, turns and rapids of a university Boat Race Challenge.
New Era Nursery staff Nasima Begum, Christina Lawrence, Sarah Durkin, Emma Birch and Elaine Sharples. (s)

Award-winning nursery is a trailblazer in safety

A Burnley nursery has set the mark for safety sky-high, becoming the first in town to win this top award.

Liam Cavanagh front, and Lewis Pugh (just seen) during dress rehearsal. (s)

Teens on vintage form at retro show

Memory lane was the catwalk last fortnight for these fashionistas strutting their creative talents for a good cause.
Casterton Primary School in Burnley are looking forward to using 7,000 worth of gym equipment won for them by members of Crow Wood Leisure.

Fitness fans with right moves win school its own gym

Fitness fans put their muscle behind a national challenge to help win a Burnley primary school £7,000 worth of gym equipment.

The Blessed Trinity students with their book.

Blessed Trinity authors claim Community Education Award

Pupils at Blessed Trinity College in Burnley have ‘put out’ all other competition in this year’s Community Education Awards, stealing the show with their fire-safety book titled 'Hazardous Harry'.
Stoneyholme Nursery School has been rated as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.

'Outstanding' Burnley nursery's glowing Ofsted report

Having earned a glowing report from Ofsted in its latest inspection, an 'Outstanding' Burnley nursery has been warmly praised for its "superb" provision across the board

Hameldon Community College

Consultation on the cards to decide future of a troubled Burnley high school

A public consultation is set to be held on a Burnley high school that has been plagued by problems since it opened 11 years ago.
Students from Blessed Trinity with their Jewson Health and Safety Award for their book Hazardous Harry.

Young writers burn off their rivals to win top award

Novice authors at a Burnley high school were on fire in a national competition.

Former St Hilda's RC High School for Girls meet up for the first time in decades at their reunion.

Class of 76' meet for first time in 30 years

Classmates met for the first time in over 30 years in an emotional school reunion.

Launch of the new physics lab

Scientists of the future at primary school

Scientists of the future could learn their trade at a Burnley primary school which has just installed a new physics laboratory.

Children at the 'Outstanding' Tayfield Nursery.

"Magical and fun" Burnley nursery earns 'Outstanding' Ofsted rating

A Burnley nursery has received a glowing report from the UK's educational regulator, Ofsted, with the Head Teacher claiming she is "really pleased" after earned the 'Outstanding' rating.
St James Lanehead Year 6 pirate pupils

All aboard for Pirates of the Curry Bean

Scurvy seadogs offered plenty of piratical style when talented schoolchildren performed their end of term show.
Year 8 and 7 Shuttleworth College pupils enjoying the floor show exhibition at Lancashire Science Festival. (s)

Shuttleworth pupils enjoy university day of science wizardry

There was an explosion of science wizardry at this university event attended by Year 7 and 8 pupils.

The cast of St Stephens CE Primary School, Burnley, in The Lion King. (s)

School’s Lion King show was a roaring success

This pride of lions proved to be big cats of school theatre with their staging of The Lion King.

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