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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Thanks to all the year 7 parents who attended our coffee morning on Friday 29 September.  It was a great success and we raised £350 on the day!  Plus we are still raising money on our raffle table which ends tomorrow. The year 7 students did a great job in preparing, serving and tidying up!

Jamming with Raspberry Pi and Scoped Solutions!

During our transition period year 6 were lucky enough to work with a local specialist software company called Scoped Solutions, to learn how to code. Scoped Solutions gave students an insight into the real world of Computing and the importance of learning how to code. Year 6 were required to use their problem solving skills …

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Lancashire County Athletics

Lancashire County Athletics competition was held at Stanley Park Blackpool on Saturday 12th June. From the Burnley Borough there were 6 students who represented the area. Three of these students came from Unity College. Ellysia Ainsworth-Cookson competed in the Hammer, Imogen Mansfield competed in the Long Jump event and Liberty Thompson competed in the 75m Hurdles. …

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Unity College Year 7 Football Victory!

After beating Blessed Trinity on penalties and Sir John Thursby in the semi-final, 6-3 after extra time, on Monday, the Unity College team won the Presidents Shield final last night against Shuttleworth College 3-1.  With Noah McGibbon scoring all three goals. It is the first time since 1963 that the school have won the trophy …

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Unity College Sporting Achievements

Keep up with all our sporting achievements on the ‘Sport at Unity’ page which you can find under the Student tab.  We are having some fantastic results this year so far within College, and outside of College.  Well done everyone!

Making Waves…

Unity College recently welcomed BAE systems, the Royal Navy and the RAF. Together we explored the world of waves – not just waves on water, but light and sound waves too. We examined how engineers and scientists use their understanding of the different kinds of waves to create sophisticated communications systems, optical devices and ships …

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Young Leader representatives in Lancashire

Fantastic news for the Sports Council team, Rachel Kay and Willow Bell are two of 30 students who have been chosen from the whole of Lancashire to represent the Youth Sports Trust Leaders programme. They will both attend regular meetings in Lancashire to discuss upcoming issues in sports, with additional National Governing Body courses for …

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Lancashire Physicist of the Year

Congratulations to Gemma Collins who has been awarded Lancashire Physicist of the Year at UCLan. Gemma is the 3rd Unity College student to win the award.  Gemma is now eligible for bursaries towards her studies in physics at University.

Unity College Pharmaceutical Industry Taster Day

The pharmaceutical industry develops and produces the medicines we rely on. Unity College students had the opportunity to become pharmaceutical engineers for the day at St Christopher’s, Accrington.  The students spent the day making the active substances in some of the drugs we see on the shelves in pharmacies and learning about the chemical process …

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Macmillan Cancer Fund Raising

This year South House have raised £370.84 for Macmillan Cancer.  Each individual PD Group did their own events to raise money.  Some of the events included: Name the Teddy Bear, a Chocolate Hamper Raffle and Bake Sale’s within school and in the community and lots more. Well done to the whole of South House! Thank …

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