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Lily is a star achiever

WHEN Lily Allan was struggling with schoolwork after the death of her grandfather she found an unusual way to change her life – writing poetry.

The teenager from Yate took part in a programme run by her school, Brimsham Green, to help people develop their skills and self-esteem.

Now Lily's school work has been transformed, her self-confidence boosted and she has even had a poem published.

The change has seen Lily win the Prince’s Trust Educational Achiever of the Year award and left her teachers "incredibly proud".

 

You can read the full story here.

 

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