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Summer school fun gives Burnley children a chance to shine

Jemima Redmond, Liv Daley and Josie Bennett make Rice Krispie cakes at the Blessed Trinity RC College summer school.
Jemima Redmond, Liv Daley and Josie Bennett make Rice Krispie cakes at the Blessed Trinity RC College summer school.
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Children who will be starting at high school next month got a taste of what life will be like for them in their new surroundings.

Around 200 students, who are due to start at Burnley's Blessed Trinity RC College, spent a week at the school in Ormerod Road.

Megan Bladen and Lydia Uttley on the rowing machines watched by other students at the Blessed Trinity summer school.

Megan Bladen and Lydia Uttley on the rowing machines watched by other students at the Blessed Trinity summer school.

There was Maths and cookery skills and students tried science challenges as well as studying history, English, RE, music and sport.

Certificates were also handed to children for excellent behaviour, skills and commitment.