No cover up at this school when it comes to tackling bullying

A unique quilt is helping students at a Burnley high school to beat bullying.

Tuesday, 13th February 2018, 11:08 am
Updated Tuesday, 13th February 2018, 12:15 pm
Blessed Trinity RC College's anti bullying ambassador, Yvette Lecheminant, with year seven student James Firminger with the anti- bullying quilt.

Blessed Trinity RC College’s anti-bullying ambassador, and year 10 student Yvette Lecheminant, has been helping students to make the special quilt.

Each form had their own piece of felt to write their own anti-bullying message on. The pieces were then put together to form the quilt.

Yvette, pictured holding the quilt with year seven pupil James Firminger, said: “It’s important to make people think about bullying and the impact it can have.

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“It needs to be dealt with and tackled head on.

“The quilt project has encouraged students to talk to each other about it and how it can affect people."