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Education

STRESS: Simon Jones, NUT

'It feels as if my job is dealing with tearful teachers' - union boss

CHANGE: Norden High School, Rishton

'Inadequate' Norden to change name and take on executive principal

PRAISE: Blackburn Central High School was inspected by Ofsted

BCHS rated 'good' by Ofsted

PLAN: Richard Varley will temporarily step away from his headteacher role

Secondary school announces academy plan

TENNIS: Tim Henman officially opens the new Glassbrook tennis dome at Stoneyhurst College.Tim Henman outside the Glassbrook tennis dome at Stoneyhurst College.

Former tennis ace Tim Henman opens new £580,000 dome at Stonyhurst College

READING: Shuttleworth College students Jason Goldsworthy, Gabriella Lambert with Kobe Barrett, Ross McWhinnie, Broen Bleasdale and Katie Walsh

Shuttleworth College's reading culture praised by Ofsted

CONCERNS: More school places are to be created to cope with demand from developments

Plans to expand Barrow Primary School to cope with demands from housing developments

SUPPORT: Haslingden St Mary's Primary School pupils, running to keep fit. Classmates cheer their fellow pupils on.

'I was starting to become concerned about obesity at St Mary's so we decided to do something about it' - headteacher who gets pupils to run a mile a day

PLANS: Holcome Brook Primary

After-school club proposals are unveiled for popular primary in Ramsbottom

File photo dated 26/01/12 of school pupils. Secondary schools in England are facing a "perfect storm" of pressures that could have severe consequences for children, headteachers have warned. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Saturday April 29

Funding pledges welcomed by teaching unions

Bowland Montessori

'Inadequate' pre-school given funding reprieve

AWARD: Former Nelson and Colne College students Elspeth Adams, Holly Matthewman, Rachel Paiton, Kate Whitaker and Aamir Shah getting their DoE Gold Awards

Gold awards for former students

SUPPORT: Parents of children who go to Bowland Montessori Pre-School are backing owner Nancy Bigmore

Parents campaign to save Clitheroe nursery at risk of closure after 'inadequate' Ofsted rating

AWARENESS: Pupils from Intack Primary School in Blackburn recorded a voice over for a podcast on debt awareness

Youngsters from Blackburn primary schools get lessons in debt management

Alder Grange School in Rossendale rated ‘good’ following Ofsted inspection

Alder Grange School in Rossendale rated ‘good’ following Ofsted inspection

CONCERNS: The Bowland Montessori Pre-School, which is based in St James CE Primary School, is to close after being rated 'inadequate'

Pre-school to close after 'inadequate' Ofsted rating

SITE: Shuttleworth College in Padiham

Academy conversion put on hold over fears school would be 'financially worse off'

A danger sign for asbestos hazard keep out, England UK..

Fears raised over asbestos levels in schools

UNDERPERFORMING: Research found hundreds of schools were classed as 'underperforming' across the area. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Figures show 500 schools across Lancashire and West Yorkshire are ‘underperforming’

DISAGREEMENT: Cllr Andy Kay

Blackburn with Darwen schools to have same holidays as Lancashire

FIGURES: Compensation payouts to teachers have soared during the past 12 months

Millions paid out in compensation to North West teachers

STRESSED: Nearly half of young teachers say mental health concerns could force them to leave the profession. Picture: PA Wire.

Teachers leaving profession due to mental health concerns, survey reveals

Volunteer working on a new school garden with youngsters

Volunteers who make a difference wanted

UCLan and Creative Support football tournament

UCLan and Creative Support Blackburn host football tournament to promote mental health and wellbeing

PLACES: Parents will find out on Easter Sunday

Primary school places allocated on Easter Sunday

CELEBRATION: Last year’s East Lancashire School’s Awards event

EDUCATION AWARDS 2017: Your chance to nominate East Lancashire’s most inspiring schools, teachers and pupils

FUNDING: Schools are being hit by finance cuts, a union claims

Unions say schools struggling as funding issues worsen

INTERVIEW: Andrew Marr and shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry appearing on the BBC One current affairs programme

Poor fat children should ‘grow carrots’ - MP

East Lancashire School's Awards.

It’s time to celebrate the very best educational shining stars

Keeley Watson with Special School Pupil of the Year, Thomas Palmowski.

Pupils who shine despite challenges

Pioneering work deserves our full recognition

Paul Hibbs (left) presents the award to Laura Miller, Paul Burns and Tina Wilkinson of St Andrew's CE Primary School, Oswaldtwistle.

Primary show the way forward

Russell Dawson presents the Primary School Pupil of the Year Award to Owen Sharples.

Pupils who stand out for the right reasons

From left, Joe Makepeace, Jacqui Young and M.C. Bob Williams. Jacqui won Primary Head Teacher of the Year.

Ensuring youngsters get the best start in life

Les Ince enjoying his award.

Discovering the unsung heroes of education

Councillor Dave Harling (left) presents the Inspirational Teacher Award to Stuart Beaumont of Longshaw Junior School, Blackburn.

Inspiring pupils for the rest of their lives

Headboy and girl Kasom Shah and Katie Lister collect last year's Head Teacher of the Year Award on behalf of Richard Varey of Blessed Trinity RC College, Burnley, from Jane Scott

Strong leadership is the key to a good school

From left, Mark Cooper, Stuart Davidson (Myerscough College), Aysha Dagra and Abbaas Shakil and the Secondary School of the Year Award for Pleckgate High School.

Schools who excel by encouraging all

Lifetime Achievement Award winner Trish Burns.

Celebrate a lifetime of making a difference

CHANGE: Plans to axe SATs for primary school children

Headteachers react to plans to axe SATs

SKY HIGH: Amy Carr is flying high after joining Monarch Airlines

Former Burnley College student takes to the skies for new role with Monarch Airlines

Headteacher Craig Baker said mobile phones are being banned from West Craven High School because they are a "distraction" to students..

West Craven High School headteacher resigns

MERGER: Education Secretary Justine Greening has announced the Skills Funding Agency and Education Funding Agency are to merge. Picture: Ben Birchall/PA Wire.

School funding agencies to merge

Nordic walking

Teachers first in country to teach Nordic Walking

Ofsted logo.

‘Lancashire schools up there with country’s best’ - council

Mark Jackson, Haslingden High School..

School drops GCSE options as funding cuts start to bite

MAJOR BLAZE: The old Ridgewood site on fire in 2013

New Burnley free school to be built on former site plagued by vandalism and arson

STIRKE: NASUWT members outside Pleckgate High School

Strikes at Pleckgate High School cancelled after agreement reached

Taxi drivers help the battle against child sexual exploitation

File photo dated 06/07/2011 of children in a classroom. Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver his Budget statement on Wednesday. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday March 8, 2017. See PA BUDGET stories. Photo credit should read: Dave Thompson/

Most Lancashire schools judged 'good' according to Ofsted

Local schools

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  • Accrington Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 47%
    • 2012 - 60%
    • 2013 - 51%
    • 2014 - 35%
  • Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 79%
    • 2012 - 68%
    • 2013 - 79%
    • 2014 - 56%
  • Al Islah Girls' High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 58%
    • 2012 - 30%
    • 2013 - 50%
    • 2014 - 45%
  • Alder Grange Community and Technology School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 56%
    • 2012 - 62%
    • 2013 - 56%
    • 2014 - 50%
  • All Saints' Roman Catholic High School, Rossendale

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 57%
    • 2012 - 57%
    • 2013 - 49%
    • 2014 - 51%
  • Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 99%
    • 2012 - 98%
    • 2013 - 99%
    • 2014 - 97%
  • Belmont School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 9%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 5%
  • Birtenshaw

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - SUPP
    • 2012 - SUPP
    • 2013 - SUPP
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • Blackburn Central High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 36%
    • 2012 - 53%
    • 2013 - 48%
    • 2014 - 36%
  • Blessed Trinity RC College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 47%
    • 2012 - 51%
    • 2013 - 57%
    • 2014 - 56%
  • Bracken School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - SUPP
    • 2013 - SUPP
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • Broadclough Lodge

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - SUPP
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - SUPP
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • Broadfield Specialist School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - NE
  • Burnley High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 -
    • 2012 -
    • 2013 -
    • 2014 -
  • Canon Slade CofE School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 87%
    • 2012 - 86%
    • 2013 - 84%
    • 2014 - 81%
  • Clitheroe Royal Grammar School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 99%
    • 2012 - 99%
    • 2013 - 100%
    • 2014 - 99%
  • Compass Community School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - SUPP
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • Crosshill Special School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Darul Uloom Al Arabiya Al Islamiya

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 53%
    • 2012 - 50%
    • 2013 - 50%
    • 2014 - 77%
  • Darwen Aldridge Community Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 56%
    • 2012 - 58%
    • 2013 - 64%
    • 2014 - 33%
  • Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NA
    • 2014 -
  • Darwen Vale High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 57%
    • 2012 - 45%
    • 2013 - 53%
    • 2014 - 38%
  • Eden BESD Free School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 -
    • 2012 -
    • 2013 -
    • 2014 -
  • Fearns Community Sports College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 33%
    • 2012 - 49%
    • 2013 - 27%
    • 2014 - 33%
  • Ghausia Girls' High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 29%
    • 2012 - 13%
    • 2013 - 40%
    • 2014 - 6%
  • Hameldon Community College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 41%
    • 2012 - 43%
    • 2013 - 32%
    • 2014 - 56%
  • Haslingden High School and Sixth Form

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 75%
    • 2012 - 74%
    • 2013 - 76%
    • 2014 - 66%
  • Heathland Private School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 67%
    • 2012 - 88%
    • 2013 - 83%
    • 2014 - 63%
  • Islamiyah School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 81%
    • 2012 - 64%
    • 2013 - 64%
    • 2014 - 64%
  • Jamiatul-Ilm Wal-Huda UK School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 68%
    • 2012 - 82%
    • 2013 - 83%
    • 2014 - 73%
  • Markazul Uloom

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 38%
    • 2012 - 19%
    • 2013 - 29%
    • 2014 - 46%
  • Marsden Heights Community College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 45%
    • 2012 - 43%
    • 2013 - 44%
    • 2014 - 39%
  • Moorland School Limited

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 68%
    • 2012 - 61%
    • 2013 - 58%
    • 2014 - 60%
  • Moorlands View School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - SUPP
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - SUPP
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Mount Carmel Roman Catholic High School, Hyndburn

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 46%
    • 2012 - 54%
    • 2013 - 48%
    • 2014 - 42%
  • Newfield School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - SUPP
    • 2013 - NE
    • 2014 - NE
  • Norden High School and Sports College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 50%
    • 2012 - 51%
    • 2013 - 41%
    • 2014 - 43%
  • Oakhill College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 53%
    • 2012 - 46%
    • 2013 - 73%
    • 2014 - 72%
  • Our Lady and St John Catholic College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 38%
    • 2012 - 51%
    • 2013 - 55%
    • 2014 - 46%
  • Pendle Community High School & College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Pendle Vale College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 50%
    • 2012 - 43%
    • 2013 - 44%
    • 2014 - 49%
  • Pleckgate High School Mathematics and Computing Co

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 57%
    • 2012 - 52%
    • 2013 - 50%
    • 2014 - 53%
  • Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 89%
    • 2012 - 78%
    • 2013 - 82%
    • 2014 - 76%
  • Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 40%
    • 2012 - 48%
    • 2013 - 52%
    • 2014 - 43%
  • Ribblesdale High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 66%
    • 2012 - 59%
    • 2013 - 64%
    • 2014 - 68%
  • Ridgewood Community High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - NE
  • Rossendale School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 20%
    • 2012 - 31%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Sharples School Science Specialist College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 55%
    • 2012 - 68%
    • 2013 - 63%
    • 2014 - 52%
  • Shuttleworth College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 40%
    • 2012 - 47%
    • 2013 - 33%
    • 2014 - 34%
  • Sir John Thursby Community College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 38%
    • 2012 - 38%
    • 2013 - 48%
    • 2014 - 36%
  • St Augustine's Roman Catholic High School, Billing

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 63%
    • 2012 - 60%
    • 2013 - 72%
    • 2014 - 67%
  • St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 66%
    • 2012 - 77%
    • 2013 - 72%
    • 2014 - 70%
  • St John Fisher and Thomas More Roman Catholic High

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 64%
    • 2012 - 51%
    • 2013 - 64%
    • 2014 - 40%
  • St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 70%
    • 2012 - 59%
    • 2013 - 71%
    • 2014 - 70%
  • Stonyhurst College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 74%
    • 2012 - 73%
    • 2013 - 77%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NA
    • 2014 -
  • Tauheedul Islam Girls High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 96%
    • 2012 - 95%
    • 2013 - 96%
    • 2014 - 94%
  • The Elton High School Specialist Arts College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 76%
    • 2012 - 66%
    • 2013 - 65%
    • 2014 - 59%
  • The Hollins Technology College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 65%
    • 2012 - 58%
    • 2013 - 71%
    • 2014 - 57%
  • The Rose School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Todmorden High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 45%
    • 2012 - 50%
    • 2013 - 54%
    • 2014 - 51%
  • Tor View School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - NE
  • Tottington High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 63%
    • 2012 - 62%
    • 2013 - 52%
    • 2014 - 61%
  • Turton School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 67%
    • 2012 - 66%
    • 2013 - 63%
    • 2014 - 62%
  • Unity College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 39%
    • 2012 - 55%
    • 2013 - 51%
    • 2014 - 42%
  • Visions Learning Trust UTC

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NA
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Westholme School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 93%
    • 2012 - 84%
    • 2013 - 88%
    • 2014 - 88%
  • Whitworth Community High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 51%
    • 2012 - 35%
    • 2013 - 40%
    • 2014 - 48%
  • Witton Park High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 46%
    • 2012 - 56%
    • 2013 - 58%
    • 2014 - 57%
  • Woodhey High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 77%
    • 2012 - 75%
    • 2013 - 68%
    • 2014 - 62%

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