Welcome to the Parents Area of Unity College

The links on the left of this page provide information aimed specifically at parents of children attending Unity College.

There is also a lot of information which parents will find useful in the About section of this website.

If you are a parent and have any suggestions for information you would like to see on our website please let us know by emailing


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2016 New York Trip Blog

53 Unity College students will be visiting all the sites of New York city this week. This is the YMCA where they will be staying this week.  Keep checking back for daily news! Today has been a very long day but we arrived on time and have had a wander around Times Square after our …

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2017 Ski Trip Blog

Welcome to the 2017 ski trip blog…from Le Corbier, France Saturday 21 January We arrived safely in France with no hiccups, until an hour into the transfer when the bus broke down! However, this didn’t dampen our spirits as it was a great excuse for the students to enjoy a snowball fight whilst waiting for …

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Adult Education

Here at Unity College we feel that, as well as supporting our students in their learning, it is also important to signpost parents of our students to courses and learning opportunities that are available to people aged 19 years and over in Lancashire. Lancashire Adult Learning offer learning opportunities to improve your skills for employment, the quality …

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Clubs and Activities

LEARNING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM – A PASSION FOR LIFE Unity College offers students a full range of extra-curricular activities. We firmly believe that education does not stop in the classroom and we encourage all students to participate in activities to enrich their lives. This includes activities, performances and clubs such as Music, Drama, Dance as …

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Disneyland Paris Blog 2016

Welcome to the Disneyland Paris blog for parents.  This page will be updated hopefully on a daily basis, whilst in France , depending on Wifi connection. Friday 10 June Well its our last day today before we arrive home after a fantastic time at Disneyland Paris!  We are all packed and ready to leave.  Unfortunately, due …

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Exam Timetables

Y11 Mock Exam Timetable June 2017 [pdf] Summer 2017 Exam Timetable [pdf] Year 11 Curriculum Information 2017-2018 [pdf] Parent Revision Guide [pdf] Glossary of examination words [pdf]

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Letters & Parent Information

Copies of letters and information can be downloaded below: March Letter 2017 [pdf] Christmas 2016 [pdf] October Letter 2016 [pdf] Summer Letter 2016 [pdf] Easter 2016 [pdf] Parking Permit [pdf] Parents Evening Evaluations [pdf] Smoke Free Life [pdf] Stopping Smoking_Top Tips [pdf] Smoking Statistics [pdf] Smoking & Disease [pdf] Year 11 Letter [pdf] Year 7-10 Letter [pdf] Summer 2015 [pdf] February Letter …

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Parent Pay

There is now a more convenient way to pay for school meals, trips, photographs and much more.  Unity College uses a service called ParentPay which is a cashless payment system. PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH OR CHEQUES TO SCHOOL TO PAY FOR SCHOOL ITEMS UNLESS YOU HAVE NO ACCESS TO THE INTERNET ParentPay offers you the …

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Parent Views

We often receive comments from parents / prospective parents at Open Evenings and Parents Evenings. Here are some of the recent comments we have received. “Both my husband and I attended the Open Evening last night with my daughter who is currently in Year 6 at Padiham Green. We just felt compelled to write and …

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Policies and Procedures

The Policies and Procedures pages list some of the many policies and procedures which we have at Unity College.  If you cannot find what you are looking for please email Click on a policy below for more information… Accident Sickness Policy [pdf] Admission Arrangements 2017-2018 [pdf] Anti_Bullying_Policy_v2[1] [pdf] Alternative Provision Policy [pdf] Attendance Policy [pdf] Behaviour Management Policy [pdf] …

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Here at Unity College we are committed to keeping your child safe.  We have various safeguarding policies and are in the process of adding to these. Child_Protection_Policy_v3[1] Anti_Bullying_Policy_v2[1] Safeguarding for parents – information booklet [pdf] Safeguarding information booklet for students [pdf] Safeguarding Policy (Jan 2011) [pdf]

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Sorrento, Italy Trip 2016

Friday 24 June Final morning and everyone up early and packed on time ready for the coach journey to the airport.  All on schedule so far, hopefully back at school for 5.30pm.  Any changes will be put on the website.  See you all soon! Thursday 23 June Woke up ready for our day at the …

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Staying safe online

Unity College provides a ‘Filtered’ Internet Access system which gives students access to the World Wide Web through the Lancashire County Council filtering system. We also have  additional filtering and classroom ICT management tools which enable us to track students’ internet and coumputer activity. Despite these systems we endeavour to ensure that all students are made aware …

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Ski Trip Blog 2016

Welcome to the blog for the Ski Trip 2016 Here’s what’s happening on the Ski Trip in Montgenèvre, France. Saturday 23 January It was an early start for all of us with the coach setting off at 7:35am and we arrived at Manchester airport at 9’ish.  Everyone was allowed to roam free around the airport …

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