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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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Rock your Socks!

To help raise awareness of World Down Syndrome Day staff at Unity wore colourful, odd, long, short and all types of socks and tights!…

Handball Champions!

The year 10 handball team competed in the Lancashire school finals at Ewood Park Indoor centre. The team won the whole tournament and were un-beaten. They will now go on to represent Lancashire in the North West handball finals.  Well done to all! Team consists of: James Littlefair, Joe Whitlam, Joe Ryan, Luke Westall, Lewis …

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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!

Peter Reid Bursary Winners – The Ri Christmas Lectures 2016

On the 13th December 2016 I was given the privilege to attend a Royal Institution Christmas Lecture, alongside 4 other Unity College students.  As VIPs, we were given the opportunity to get a behind the scenes tour.  This enabled me to get up close to some fascinating archives from previous lectures, and Michael Faraday’s notebooks …

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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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