Picture special: New school term begins for youngsters across Burnley and Padiham

Today was 'Back to School' day for the majority of children across Burnley and Padiham.

Tuesday, 3rd September 2019, 2:20 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd September 2019, 3:20 pm
Paige Parker (11) starts at Burnley High School

It marks the start of a new era for tots starting school for the first time and for those moving onto secondary school.

And for those going into a new school year it is also the beginning of a new journey.

Billy Taylor (11) starts at Shuttleworth College, Padiham.
Ted Kershaw (five) posed reluctantly before returning to St James, Lanehead Primary School in Burnley.
Freddie Lane (four) all set for for his first day at Newchurch St Mary's Primary Academy
Jasmine Robinson is all set to start year three at Hapton C of E Methodust Primary School.
Harry Burbridge (four) ready for reception class at St Leonard's Primary School, Padiham
Lacie-mae Hawke (three) all set for Basnett Street Nursery, Burnley
Evelyn Rimmer (five) starts year two at Padiham Primary School
Frankie-rae Winter cannot wait to start at Padiham Primary School
Aubrey Ashcroft (four) is all smiles as she prepares to start at St Stephens C of E Primary School, Burnley
Elliott Hesketh is ready for year one at Brunshaw Primary School, Burnley
Poppy Laird (nine) is off back to Sabden Primary School.
Zachary Sparrow-Clark (five) starts year one at Rosegrove Infant School, Burnley
Reece Fleming (six) is going into year two at Burnleys Brunshaw Primary School.