Nearly a third of children in Sheffield are not deemed 'school ready' when they enter year one (pic: PA Wire/Press Association Images)

Overcrowded classes persist

Scores of Lancashire youngsters are being taught in overcrowded classes, according to official data – but the numbers have fallen for the third year running.

Some of the Holy Cross TALL project scholars

Pupils stand tall after project

Students from Holy Cross Catholic High School in Chorley took part in activities from rock climbing to supporting primary children with additional needs as part of the TALL Project.

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