BEWSEY Lodge Primary School has become the only school in the north west to receive a prestigious award for their LGBT+ work.

The school was handed their 'Educate and Celebrate’ Best Practice Gold Award award at the Hackney Empire Theatre in London on Tuesday, June 19.

The school says it is delighted to have received the award for transformingit into a LGBT+ friendly place.

Ofsted recognises 'Educate and Celebrate' for taking a whole-school approach to tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying in schools.