PARK High School are heading to Blackpool to compete in the Lancashire School Games after they were crowned Pendle Schools MLD champions.

The under 13s seven-a-side competition was held at Marsden Heights were secondary schools from across the borough battle it out for the right to represent Pendle in the county finals.

As well as host school Marsden Heights and champions Park High, Pendle Vale College and West Craven also took part in the keenly contested competition.

The seven-a-side football was just one of a series of sporting competitions being held for high schools in a range of sports with the chance to represent Pendle schools at the Lancashire School Games the reward Btech students from Marsden Heights refereed the games.

Later in the year Pendle pupils will be taking part in cricket, T-Ball and orienteering competitons.

The Pendle School Sports Partnership are also holding a number of events through the inclusion programme for children with additional needs.

Every Thursday until Easter students with a range of special needs are riding at Herd House.

In April, Lancashire FA is running impairment specific football coaching at Pendle Vale for visually impaired, hearing impaired and physical disability kids.

And in July, Pendle will be one of a number of boroughs who will compete in the Lancashire Special Schools Sailing Regatta which will be held at Bolton Sailing Club.