Category Archive: News

Employer Engagement Visit

This week we invited the RAF, The Royal Navy and BAE Systems to college to talk to year 7 and year 8 students.  We found out that only 10% of the engineers in the UK work force are female! The Unity College Science department want to inspire all of our students to be the very best …

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High Sheriff of Lancashire Young Citizen

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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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!

Consultation about change

DENOMINATIONAL TRANSPORT ASSISTANCE CONSULTATION ABOUT CHANGE At present the County Council exercises discretion to grant transport assistance to pupils who attend faith schools, meet the distance criterion (over 3 miles from home address for pupils aged eight years of age or over -2 miles for under eights), have been admitted to the school or academy …

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Unity College Art Exhibition

Undefeated Champions!

The Unity College year 7 girls team won the rounders tournament between the other local high schools to be undefeated Burnley Champions!  Well done girls! Back row, left to right: Lydia Cryer, Holly Nicholls, Holly Marsden, Morgan Duckworth and Chloe Howarth. Front row, left to right: Ellie Smith, Jennifer Todd, Ariane Limmer, Rhianna Doogan, Ruby …

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Unity College Science Success!

Unity College is celebrating scientific success.  Five year 10 students at Unity College are embarking on exciting challenges in the next few weeks.  Jade Roper has been awarded a Lancashire physicist of the year by the Ogden Trust, the award will be conferred at UClan in July.  Jade will be eligible for a range of …

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Solar Eclipse LIVE on 2BR!

On Friday 20 March 2BR broadcast live from the Science department, with Tim Littlechild and Sarah Maine.  The clouds cleared so that we could watch the Solar Eclipse – see the 2BR website and twitter account for more pictures and news on the eclipse. Total eclipse… 95% totality… Tim interviewing Abigail Brierley, Lancashire Physicist Of The Year Tim trying …

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Treasure Island Buddy Reward Trip to Burnley Youth Theatre

Just before Christmas approximately 20 buddies from the Unity College Treasure Island were taken to see Burnley Youth Theatre’s production of ‘Alice in Wonderland’.  This was a reward for their help and positive behaviour towards the younger students whilst in the Island and around College.  The performance was enjoyed by all!

Unity College Park Runners

Four Unity College students took part in this week’s Burnley Parkrun. Natalya Irvine finished the 5k course in a respectable 23.02minutes with Willow Bell, the year 8 all-round athlete finishing in 27.34minutes. Mr Williams/PE Teacher and his son Murphy, a future Unity College student, crossed the line at 35minutes exactly, closely followed by a strong …

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