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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.

 

PICTURES: WW1 trenches and robots at Mount Carmel open evening

Prospective pupils visited to get a flavour of the Accrington school

Plans for free special school in Accrington forging ahead

The Pathways School application will be sent to the Department for Education this month

Accrington school issues meningitis warning after pupil falls ill

St Christopher's said one of their pupils has a suspected meningococcal disease

Former Gladiators star Ace proves a knockout with school kids

Warren Furman visited pupils as part of the Light of the Crossroads church festival

Long-standing Accrington market trader hands reins on to son

Duncan Allton is passing day to day running of All Fruits on to son Joshua

40th anniversary reunion for class of former grammar school

1969 form 1 Alpha at Paddock House Convent Grammar school is staging a local reunion

Beauty salon Royal Nail opens at former Accrington post office site

The aptly named Whalley Road salon is run by ex postmaster David Gregson's daughter Kim

New free school in Great Harwood gets council backing

The Evergreen School hopes to open by September 18 for pupils aged 11 to 18

Norden headteacher congratulates pupils on "exceptional GCSE results"

Top performers at the Rishton school bagged a clutch of A* and A grades

PICTURES: Mount Carmel pupils and staff celebrate 'significant improvement'

Headteacher Xavier Bowers said they have been a 'fantastic cohort'

'Excellent' results for Hollins Technology College

Two-thirds of pupils gained five or more GCSEs at C or better, including maths and English

Tributes following sudden death of Clayton-le-Moors singer 'loved by everybody'

Tara Apostoloss-Boyarin died on August 4, aged 43

St Christopher's pupils celebrate excellent A Level grades

The school achieved a 100 per cent pass rate with top grades over 80 per cent

St Christopher's A Level results

Pupils from Accrington have woken up to discover their exam results today

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RECAP: Hundreds of Hyndburn students receive A Level results

The wait was finally over for hundreds of nervous students as A Level exam results were released today

Head hails record breaking results as students learn A Levels fate

Youngsters are receiving their exam results on Thursday morning

GALLERY: Spectacular gymnastics summer school visits Rishton

KTZ Dance was treated to expert tuition from a British champion

GALLERY: Sports programme bringing a taste of the Olympics to Accrington

The Summer of Olympics classes are taking place this summer at Hyndburn Leisure Centre

Tributes paid after tragic death of 'amazing young man', 20

Former Norden pupil Joshua Green was found dead at his home on July 27

Former Warriors guitarist Rod Hill still rocking after turning 70

Rod's band Texas Blue celebrated his birthday by entertaining 300 at a Poplar Club charity gig

School praised by inspectors after meeting improvement requirements

Ofsted said Woodnook primary school is 'taking effective action'

New school building for children with special education needs officially opens

Broadfield College has been purpose built at Broadfield Specialist School in Oswaldtwistle

PICTURES: St Christopher's Sixth Form pupils put on the glitz and glamour

Around 100 students and 25 staff attended the end of year event at Mitton Hall

Hollins pupils celebrate prom in style

Staff and students gathered at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel in Clayton-le-Moors for the event.

PICTURES: Talented Accrington Academy students celebrate awards success

The Sports and Annual Awards were held over two days with Inline Skating World Champion Jenna Dowling handing out prizes

Teacher bids fond farewell to school after 35 years

Frances Duxbury has retired from St Mary's RC Primary School in Oswaldtwistle

Norden High School placed in special measures after damning inspection

Headteacher Tim Mitchell has hit back at Ofsted claiming there were a ‘number of inaccuracies’ in the inspector’s report

GALLERY: Mount Carmel High School's leavers' Prom

Dazzling dresses, smart suits and fancy forms of transport were the order of the day

Little 'Superman' Alfie raises hundreds in fundraising walk

The youngster, from Huncoat, only learned to walk a month ago

Julie Hesmondhalgh letter pays tribute to our under-threat libraries

A new campaign group is battling to save 101-year-old Oswaldtwistle Library

Videos & Photos

Gallery: Police investigating fears that a serial cat poisoner is on the loose

Freshers fair at Mount Carmel High helps new pupils settle in

Accrington Conservative Club arson investigation ends due to lack of evidence

In This Week's Paper

Journalists

Stuart Pike
Deputy editor specialising in politics
Alex Bell
Crime
Bethany English
District reporter
Beth Abbit
Court reporter
Jon Macpherson
Reporter
Kate Watkins
Reporter specialising in communities
Garth Dawson
Photographer and columnist