Army Careers

On Monday 17 October, we were lucky enough to be joined by a team from the British Army .  Throughout the day,  a group of 30 Year 10 and 11 students engaged in a wide range of team-building, problem-solving activities and enjoyed a talk about Army Careers.  The students thoroughly enjoyed their day.
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Young Writers’ Poetry Success

Unity College is proud to announce that one of our students has become a published poet! The Year 8 student has received a Headteacher award for this impressive achievement. Her poem was entered into the Young Writers’ Poetry Competition ‘Empowered’ in which young people, aged 11 to 18, were encouraged to write poetry which could shape someone’s life through language. Entrants to the competition were encouraged to write a poem about something that was important to them and provided them with the opportunity to express themselves freely and honestly, something which is so important for young adults. Courtney’s entry was
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Visit from a former student

Caitlin Sturgeon, former Unity College student and now professional actress, came into Unity College to talk to Year 9 and Year 10 students about her career so far and her plans for the future. She gave students an insight into what life is like in the world of the Arts and how they can learn from her experiences. Caitlin is a graduate of the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. It was a wonderful experience and brilliant to catch up with Caitlin! We wish her well for the future.    
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Primary Maths Challenge

The first Burnley Primary Maths Challenge was held at Unity College on Friday 1st July. Eight Primary schools battled it out in rounds of problem solving, cross-number and logic. It was fantastic to see the students so enthused by Maths and eager to rise to the challenge. In third place was St Peters C of E, in second place was Briercliffe Primary School and in first place was Heasandford. Congratulations to all – you were amazing!
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Year 7 bowling reward trip

65 year 7 students went to NFB Bowling on Friday 24th June. The students who went where invited due to their hard work and dedication within maths, they had taken part in additional activities above and beyond the classroom to improve their learning. We all had the most wonderful time, every student demonstrated exceptional Unity Passion and Respect! This was also echoed by NFB Bowling. “Can I just say a massive Thank you for your visit Today to MFA Bowl. We just wanted to express how good all the children were. They are a credit to the school! And we
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The Happy Puzzle Company

Well done to all the year 7 and year 8 students who took part in the Happy Puzzle Company day on Friday 17th June. They had a thoroughly enjoyable time completing mathematical puzzles, working in teams and competing against each other. All students showed excellent resilience and perseverance in solving a variety of problems. Well done to you all!
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