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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!

2017 Ski Trip, Le Corbier, France

Keep up to date with the antics on the ski trip…see the blog under the Parents tab, 2017 Ski Trip.

High Sheriff of Lancashire Young Citizen

Adam Broxton

High Sheriff of Lancashire Young Citizen 2016 finishes his year with a fundraising event. Adam Broxton from Unity College wanted to help raise money for Pendleside Hospice as his uncle Brian passed away there. Adam shaved his head, raising an outstanding sum of £375.00. Most of this was raised from school and family; he was …

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Unity College Candlelight Carol Service

This years Carol Service, at St. Stephen’s Church, was one of the Music department’s highlights of the year. Guests were greeted by a wonderful atmosphere with the church being lit by candlelight. There were a number of performances by the Unity Choir and soloists before a final, and enchanting, performance of Carol of the Bells by Percussion …

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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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Year 7 Athletics Teams

year 7 boys team

Unity College’s sports hall Athletics team are on top form. For the first time in Burnley School’s History, Unity College have won all four titles, year 7 and 8 boys and girls Teams. These students will now go forward to represent Burnley in the Lancashire Schools Indoor Athletics games. Dylan Leek, Luke Guest, Nathan Porter, …

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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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New York Trip

53 students and staff will be setting of in the early hours of Monday 12 December to spend a week in New York city!  If you’d like to keep up with the action there will be a daily blog under the Parents tab on the website. Have a great time everyone!

Remembrance Day Service

Wreaths were laid at war memorials throughout the borough and all branches of the Armed Forces were represented on a poignant day which marked 100 years since the end of the Battle of the Somme.  Unity College was represented by Head Boy, Reuban Khan, Head Girl, Caitlin Sturgeon and Mrs Penny Sutcliffe, Deputy Head.

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