Student from Darwen Studio School working at a paint factory.
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Darwen Studio School: Linking lessons with working world

Students in Darwen, Lancashire are learning a new style of education at The Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio School (DAES).

The new kind of school for students people aged 14-19 sees pupils split their time between the classroom and workplace giving their education a focus on professional learning, work experience, and life skills.

These new schools have already been hailed as a positive innovation by employers.