Excited students have been given a place at prestigious Oxbridge Universities.

Sixth form from Clitheroe Royal Grammar School have received offers from Oxford and Cambridge Universities for September 2019.

Grace Atkinson will study law at the University of Cambridge, Esther Doggart will go to Cambridge to study history, while Harry Bridge, Lewis-Campbell-Smith and Angus Milne Redhead will go to Oxford to study Biology, Fine Art, and English Literature and Language.

A spokesman for the school, said: "We are delighted that they have all been successful in gaining offers, and, in doing so, they have identified as having a clear flair and passion for their chosen subject areas.

"They have worked extremely hard, undergoing a very demanding selection process."

The students will now finish the remainder of their studies before moving on.