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Fitness fans with right moves win school its own gym

Fitness fans put their muscle behind a national challenge to help win a Burnley primary school £7,000 worth of gym equipment.

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Members of the Lord Street Primary School choir.

Young choristers treat care home residents to special performance

A choir group from Lord Street Primary School have embraced the generous side of performing, putting on a show for residents at local nursing homes last month.

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The Reuben Burton Foundation is offering a number of university grants to former pupils of Newchurch and Roughlee Primary Schools who are proceeding to Higher Education. (s)

Trust offering university grants

The Reuben Burton Foundation is helping another flock of pupils to spread their wings and achieve their dreams by offering a number of university grants.

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St James Lanehead Year 6 pirate pupils

All aboard for Pirates of the Curry Bean

Scurvy seadogs offered plenty of piratical style when talented schoolchildren performed their end of term show.
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The Bishop of Burnley revealing his true colours as an Arsenal fan.

Colne pupils take part in huge worship event at Ewood Park

A host of students from a Colne school have taken part in a huge stadium worship event at Ewood Park for St James’ Lower Darwen’s South African Cross Culture Event.

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The stars of the show: Ella Furkas Belle andJaden Holt as the Beast.

Beauty and the Beast: Perfect Padiham performers bring the house down

Up to 85 Padiham pupils have taken to the stage to perform their version of Beauty and the Beast in front of hundreds of parents, relatives, and friends.
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A major savings boost will be flowing the way of Lancashire schools after water company bosses agreed to a bill reduction.

£1m windfall flows back to Lancashire schools

A major savings boost will be flowing the way of Lancashire schools after water company bosses agreed to a bill reduction.
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Catherine Argyle is presented with her work experience partnership award

Call for more youngsters to volunteer

A student from Nelson and Colne College is calling on more young people to volunteer after taking up a role at a Pendleside Hospice shop.

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The Walk of Peace will take place on July 19th.

Nelson Walk of Peace trumpets community spirit

A Walk of Peace is taking place in Nelson this month to demonstrates the town's strong community spirit and the sense of togetherness that defines its residents.
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Hafifa Zamer in Reedley School's opera Trench Brothers.

Opera tells of horror of the trenches from a child's eye view

A touching opera, that honoured the contribution made to the First World War by West Indian and muslim soldiers, was staged by children from Reedley Primary School.

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Tributes have been paid to teacher Mr Tony Shutt who has died at the age of 67.

Tributes for popular and well respected teacher Tony

A man who devoted his entire teaching career to the same school has died at the age of 67.
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Union launches new blast on primary tests

Union launches new blast on primary tests

Primary schools must not be judged on their SATs tests results alone, headteachers warn.

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St Philip's CE Primary School, Nelson, took part in a Trench Brothers project over the summer term. (s)

Pupils celebrated the lives of forgotten soldiers

These primary school pupils delved into the inspiring lives of ethnic minority soldiers when they took part in the Trench Brothers project.

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Sue Kitto and pupils of Holly Grove School

Retired head gets on her bike in memory of Georgia

A retired headteacher got on her bike to help her former special needs school’s charity.

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Barnoldswick Church of England Primary School children with their 'Outstanding' report.

'Outstanding' Barnoldswick school "enables all children to thrive"

After being rated as 'Outstanding' in all areas in its latest Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS) Report, a Barnoldswick school has vowed to maintain its lofty standards to give the pupils the best education it can.

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Science festival was buzzing with fun, ideas and.....skeletons

The Lancashire Science Festival was a blistering success at the weekend.
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Poet Ash Dickenson with year six pupils Shoaib Ali, Amna Javed, Laibah Ahmed and Abubaker Naweb.

International poet was guest at Burnley primary school

An internationally renowned performing poet came to Burnley to teach primary school children the art of rhyme.

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Youth of Pendle responds to Cohesion challenge

A scheme that has brought together primary school children from different backgrounds for three years is being extended for secondary school students to encourage community-based harmony.

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The Lancashire Science Festival will bring thousands of visitors to Burnley

Lancashire Science Festival will bring thousands of visitors to the town

A science festival, that proved to be a huge success, is returning to Burnley for a second year.
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Nelson's very own "Are you smarter than a 10-year-old"

Nelson's very own "Are you smarter than a 10-year-old"

A hotly-contested "Are you smarter than a 10-year-old" in Nelson has crowned participants from Lomeshaye Junior School as the eventual winners after representatives from Years 3, 4, 5, and 6 battled it out.

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