Hyndburn is served by seven high schools, Accrington Academy, St Christopher's CE High School, Mount Carmel, Hollins Technology College, Norden High School, Broadfield Specialist School and Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School. Its main further education provider is Accrington and Rosendale College.
Accrington and Rossendale College has received £9,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to create a replica of the Serre Accrington Pals Monument as part of the HLF’s First World War then and now programme.
Erasmus+ is the European Union’s new programme for education, training, youth and sport and is aimed at boosting skills and employability, as well as supporting the modernisation of education, training and youth systems.
Three years ago St Christopher’s student David Reid, then 11, was so unhappy at the shabby state of the West End play area, on Blackburn Road where his siblings Jack and Megan played, that he wrote to Peter Britcliffe of the Oswaldtwistle Area Council to complain.
Youngsters from Mount Carmel High School, St Oswald's, and St Anne and St Joseph's primary schools in Accrington, Sacred Heart in Church, St Mary's in Clayton-le-Moors and St Mary's in Oswaldtwistle gathered at the Market Hall for a two-hour show on Wednesday.
Mary Green spent three years at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dance, but it was always her intention to return home and now she is a dance teacher at The Performance Academy in Accrington where she honed her skills.
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