GLUSBURN Primary School pupils jetted off to see where Rolls-Royce engines were made.

The youngsters visited the Rolls Royce factory in Barnoldswick this month (October) after the company’s engineers visited the school to give a presentation.

A dozen children were selected to visit the after completing an application form, answering questions about the presentation, and explaining why they enjoyed science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The site visit involved seeing a model engine and also being able to watch some of the manufacturing process.

Rolls-Royce sets out to provide highly-efficient integrated power and propulsion solutions across the globe.

Its power systems are predominantly used in aerospace, marine, energy and off-highway applications.

Rolls-Royce is one of the world’s leading producers of aero engines for large civil aircraft and corporate jets, as well as being the second-largest defence aero engines in the world.

The company also designs seagoing vessels and has a growing presence in civil nuclear power, drawing on 50 years’ experience powering nuclear submarines.