Karen Buchanan, Principal of Burnley College Sixth Form Centre, said:
“Congratulations to both Isabelle and Laraib on reaching the finals of this prestigious contest which is widely recognised within the legal profession. We are very proud of their achievements and the commitment they have shown to reach the finals, overcoming all obstacles placed in their way by Covid-19.
“It is amazing experiences like these – testing their skills against the best students in the UK, working with nationally-recognised experts such as Kingsley Napley and being encouraged to push their boundaries – that allow Burnley College students to stand head and shoulders above the rest.”
Isabelle (17), from Rossendale, is a former pupil of Alder Grange High School. She is studying Sociology and English Language A Levels, as well as Law and plans to study at King’s College, London, or Newcastle University before becoming a barrister. She said:
Laraib (17), from Burnley, is a former pupil at Sir John Thursby Community College. She is studying Religious Studies and English Language A Levels, as well as Law and plans to study at the University of Manchester before starting her career teaching law.
The competition was originally introduced to students by Burnley College Law Tutor Sarah McNeill. Karen added:
“This is another example of Burnley College’s outstanding Tutors, who seek out the best opportunities and give our students the best possible experiences. It’s for this reason that Burnley College is recognised as the Number 1 College in England in the latest, official Government achievement tables for students aged 16-18.”
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