Schoolgirl, 10, KILLED in mudslide on school trip just days after finishing her SAT exams


A schoolgirl was tragically killed in a mudslide whilst on a school trip Wednesday, just days after finishing her SAT exams. 

What Happened to Leah?

Leah Harrison, 10, was caught up in the disaster near Carlton-in-Cleveland while on a school trip after a morning of persistent rain, it is understood.

Emergency services rushed to the scene at Carlton Bank just after 1pm, but despite their efforts, police later confirmed that one person had sadly died.


Family member Melissa Mullen said: ‘Leah Harrison, the happy bubbly go lucky little girl.

‘The beautiful smile, the giddy laugh the silly jokes. You will never be forgotten baby girl.

‘You will achieve your dream and become a player for the lionesses. Spread those wings. May you rest in paradise.’

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Chief Executive of the Lingfield Education Trust Nick Blackburn said: ‘The full details are still emerging but this is clearly a heartbreaking tragedy.

‘Leah was a much-loved part of our school and our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends, and the school staff.

‘Counselling is being arranged within the school for pupils and staff. 

‘We are all in a state of shock and we would ask that the privacy of the family and the school community is respected while we try to come to terms with what has happened.’

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