Year 8 Options

A reminder to all year 8 students to send their options choices to Miss Gerrard by Monday 13th April 2020.
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Website Update

The website has been updated to help you navigate a little easier at this current time.  All the pages regarding COVID-19, school closure, home schooling etc. are now available from the quick access buttons on the homepage.
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Coronavirus Support for Students and Families

Coronavirus Support for Students and Families Young Minds advice for Coronavirus https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/ Newsround: News friendly for young people: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround Happiful: Free online mental health magazine: https://read.happiful.com/ Place2Be: How to answer questions from children? https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-information-for-children/ MH England: Looking after your mental health during Coronavirus https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak  
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COVID-19 Update – Tuesday 17th March 2020 (7:30am)

Tuesday 17 March 2020 – Partial closure  Year 9 to stay at home  Years 7, 8, 10 and 11 to attend college as normal  In light of the government guidance anyone with symptoms of a new cough or high temperature should self-isolate for 14 days, along with members of their household. We have a significant number of staff who will be absent from work for the next 14 days due to this new guidance.  Regrettably this leaves us in a position where we are unable to operate as normal for all year groups. Having carefully considered the options, we have taken the decision to close
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COVID-19 Update – Monday 16th March 2020

COVID-19 Update – Monday 16th March 2020 The college is taking advice from the government, Public Health England and Lancashire County Council and we are reviewing our situation daily. At the time of writing national and local guidance is that schools remain open.   Children displaying signs of coronavirus If your child has one or both of the following symptoms please do not send them to college and they should stay at home for seven days. A new continuous cough High temperature They should not go out and be self-isolated. Please see the latest government guidelines. If a child arrives
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Update COVID-19 Advice

The college is taking advice from the government, Public Health England and Lancashire County Council and we are reviewing our situation daily. At the time of writing national and local guidance is that schools remain open. I will only shut the college if directed to do so by the government / Lancashire County Council. If, however, we have significant staff illness / absence I may have to have a partial closure or complete closure and this will be decided on a day to day basis. I will make a decision regarding any partial / full closure by 7.30am each day.
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Help with Logins

Just a reminder to all students and parents that the login help page provides you with information regarding logins to the various college systems. If you need help with GCSEPod outside college hours, please email Mrs Hammond-Phillips directly. For all other systems, please email enquiries.
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Message from the Headteacher

I have had the privilege and honour of working at Unity College and prior to that Towneley High school since August 1997, initially as Head of Lower School, then Deputy Headteacher before becoming Headteacher in September 2003. I have informed the governors and staff that I plan to retire in the Spring of 2022. The Governing Body have decided to advertise for a new Headteacher sooner rather than later and the new Headteacher, once appointed will work alongside me until Spring 2022. Due to the increased popularity of the college and the huge demand for places there is expansion of
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Young Writers Competition

Recently students entered the Young Writers’ Let It Snow competition and a selection of students have been successful and have been offered the opportunity to be published in a special anthology. Congratulations to Alfie Canby, Ellie Armitage, Courtney Hughes, Owen Devonport, Sam Payne, Kenzie Kalique, Louise Murray, Lauren Taylor, Mehdi Shah and Demi Wareing.
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