Wednesday 27th January will see the launch of the East Lancashire Scholarship Programme at Blackburn Central High School. The launch will involve all five schools in the area enrolled in the programme and gives parents more information on what will be involved in the programme.
The programme are targeting students who have the ability to get to university but may not necessarily have the funds or aspiration to do so. The programme will run for 4 years and works with the students on confidence, self-esteem, writing applications, etc. and also gives them experiences of university life.
BCHS with Crosshill have a group of 5 able students working with Lancaster University and Villiers Park, and are the only 11-16 school currently involved in the programme.
The presentation will run from 6.30-7.30pm and will be followed by a half hour for refreshments and networking.