A BOLTON school has hosted a regional conference on education.

Ladywood School and Outreach Service, based in Little Lever, says that the theme of the Sendi North West conference held on Wednesday October 13 centred around inclusive education.

The event featured around 170 delegates and speakers including author Mel Ainscow and mental health professor Barry Carpenter.

A Ladywood spokesperson said: "After a rubbish couple of years we are hoping to inspire teachers ."

The event was held at the University of Bolton Stadium's premier suite.

Along with the speakers and delegates the conference also included stalls representing businesses from Bolton and beyond.