Take a tour of Towneley from across the globe

Art and culture lovers can now take a walk around Towneley Hall from anywhere in the world thanks to two UCLan Burnley students who have designed a virtual tour of the historic building.

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Gold standard: Annie Geoghegan (left) and Olivia Metcalfe.

Nine-year-old back in Manchester to claim gold days after escaping arena attack

A nine-year-old Burnley student who was at the Manchester Arena during last week's terror attack has refused to be cowed after bravely travelling back to Manchester to win gold at an Independent School's Association athletics event.

Pupils and staff from Padiham Primary School round up a hen during a farm trip outing.

Tots were not hen pecked down on the farm

Staff and children from Padiham Primary School donned wellies and waterproofs for a visit to Cronkshaw Farm in Helmshore.

St Augustine's RC High School, Billington

Ribble Valley pupil injured in Manchester gig bomb attack

A local headteacher has confirmed that one of his pupils has been treated in hospital after sustaining injuries in the devastating bomb attack at the MEN arena last night.
Mission Possible: "This is the last chance for some of these children"

Mission Possible: "This is the last chance for some of these children"

A group of educational leaders from Burnley and Pendle have travelled to Nairobi in Kenya, after the plight of special needs students at risk of falling out of the educational system inspired them to try and make a difference.
A statement has been issued from a Burnley high school affected by the terror bomb blast in Manchester

Counsellor at high school affected by bomb blast horror

A counsellor is on hand at a Burnley high school to speak with students in the wake of last night's terror bomb blast in Manchester.

Children at Read Primary School pose in front of the Maypole before performing a traditional dance.

Children's traditional dance performance was perfect cure for exam stress

A display of traditional Maypole dancing rounded off a stressful week of SATS exams at a primary school.

Pupils at Holy Trinity C of E Primary School in Burnley are full of smiles after being rated as good by Ofsted.

School's "back to basics" approach wins praise from Ofsted inspectors

A " back to basics" approach has helped pupils improve their writing skills at a Burnley primary school.

How much would your give your kids to get good grades?

Exam-taking youngsters pledged £205 average in gifts for good grades

Parents are preparing to dig deep into their pockets as exam season gets under way, with an average of £205 in gifts up for grabs if their child achieves good grades.

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These smiling children who are (from left to right) Logan Pickett, E'Mani Robinson, Lottie Duerden and Harry Lunniss enjoy outdoor fun in the sunshine at Whitegate Nursery in Padiham that is to hold an open day in June.

Den building and painting will be fun activities on offer at nursery open day

A nursery is to throw open its doors to the public next month.

Staff and children at Taywood Nursery in Burnley celebrate its 85th anniversary with a cake

Landmark birthday for town's oldest nursery

The halls and classrooms of Burnley’s oldest surviving nursery echo with the carefree laughter of tiny tots, as they have done for the past 85 years.
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The 'Hazardous Harry' writing team.

Local school's book burning bright at North West Young Enterprise Finals

A group of Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic College students who authored their very own children's book are taking their work to the North West Young Enterprise Finals

VIP opening for brand new Peace Garden

A sloping patch of land in the grounds of a school has been transformed into a Peace Garden.

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Frazer Klapproth

Young footballer is on the ball with funding

A Burnley student has been using his initiative to raise funds for an international football trip.

The debating team from Burnley's Blessed Trinity RC College who are Millie Towers, Gregory Worden, Shakira Khan and Emma Taylor.

Students talk the talk in debating contest

Should children's beauty pageants be banned?

Five teams of year nine and 10 students took part in the competition.

Local schools face off in Burnley College netball competition

Burnley College Sixth Form Centre’s outstanding Academy of Sport held a netball competition for local schools at the Princess Way Campus, with five teams competing to claim the tournament.

The Blessed Trinity dancers

Dance group hotfoot it to European Championships

Students put their best feet forward and won a national dance competition.

Tiny bakers from Whitegate Nursery, Padiham, who are Amelia Davison, Laila-Mae Powell, Lucas Kay, Zachary McLoughin, Lila Burnell, Melissa Kelbie, Ellie Atkinson and Scarlett Doogan with Headteacher Kay Burke and Nursery School Practitioner Michelle Hefford.

Best of British is icing on the cake for talented tots

Tiny tots cooked up a real treat for nursing home residents as part of lessons on how to be good citizens.

Students at Shuttleworth College celebrate being praised by Ofsted inspectors for reading more. They are (back)Jason Goldsworthy and Gabriella Lambert.
(Front) Kobe Barrett, Ross McWhinnie, Broen Bleasdale and Katie Walsh

High school wins praise from Oftsted inspectors

A Padiham high school, which Ofsted said required improvement last year, is on track to be rated as "good."

Education Awards 2017

East Lancashire Newspapers is proud to announce its Educations Awards 2017

East Lancashire Newspapers are proud to announce its sixth Education Awards.

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