Burnley schools celebrate record-breaking GCSE results

STAR pupils from Burnley and Padiham’s five secondary schools celebrated GCSE success yesterday as education bosses hailed it a record-breaking year for results.

The anxious wait was over for hundreds of teenagers who collected their grades from Hameldon Community College, Unity College, Blessed Trinity RC College, Sir John Thursby Community College and Shuttleworth College.

Successful GCSE students Luke Tyhurst, Ella Wilcock and Sophie Thomson at Shuttleworth College.'Photo Ben Parsons

Successful GCSE students Luke Tyhurst, Ella Wilcock and Sophie Thomson at Shuttleworth College.'Photo Ben Parsons