Unity College is “A GOOD SCHOOL” – Ofsted November 2018

Ofsted November 2018 Unity College had a two day section 5 Ofsted inspection at the beginning of November 2018. I am delighted to inform you that the college continues to be judged as a “Good” college and we achieved good in all areas of the Ofsted inspection. I attach a copy of the full report. Unity College Ofsted Report November 2018
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Reading Week

Unity College is preparing for its first ever Reading Week, which will take place during the week beginning the 3rd December 2018. A sponsored Readathon will be held during this week in which all students are being encouraged to complete a sponsored read. The money raised will be donated to the ‘READ FOR GOOD’ charity which provides children in hospital with free, brand new reading books as well as funding storyteller events on children’s wards. The college will also benefit by receiving a 20% discount off a variety of newly published books. More details about the charity can be found
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Lest We Forget

Head Girl, Ariane Limmer, and Head Boy, Charlie Ball, will be attending a Remembrance Service in Burnley on Sunday 11 November and will lay a wreath from the students, staff and governors at Unity College.
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Visit To Thomas Whitham

On Monday, the 24th of September, 45 year 10 students attended a Futures fair at Thomas Whitham Sixth Form College. At this event, they were given the opportunity to talk to a range of post 16 and higher education providers including the Universities from Liverpool, York, Leeds, Huddersfield, Edge Hill and Blackburn. Furthermore, there were also opportunities to talk to alternative options including Futures 2000 who offer apprenticeships and UCFB who specialise in degrees using a Football coaching model. To help support building personal statements for 6th Form Colleges, there were a range of volunteering options and the National Citizen
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Apprentice of the Year Award

Female Apprentice of the Year Award TEENAGER Sophie McHallam proved herself in a man’s world by scooping the title of First Year Engineering Apprentice with Themis at Burnley College. She works for high-tech engineering firm Emerson & Renwick in Church, which this year is celebrating its centenary, won the top Beacon award at Hyndburn Business Awards and has its busiest ever order book. Sophie, 17, from Burnley, is a former student at the town’s Unity College. She said: “I tried engineering at high school and I enjoyed it, but then the course changed and it didn’t continue.” “Burnley College helped
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GCSE Results 2018

Best Ever Results Unity College is celebrating again today after receiving a further rise in their GCSE results building on from their successful Ofsted report in January 2018 in which they were judged again to be a good school. Headteacher Sally Cryer said that this is “a monumental achievement showing even further improvements from last year’s GCSE results and the best ever results for the college”. She congratulated the students on their determination to be ‘the best that they can be’. “This is a fantastic day for everyone at Unity College. There is a relentless drive to achieve the best
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‘Selfie with a Story’ competition

The English and Library teams are running a competition to see who at Unity College has a real passion for reading. The ‘Selfie with a Story’ competition requires you to take a photo in an unusual place whilst reading a book. Prizes will be given to the most creative entries. So get reading over the summer holidays… For more information contact Mrs Dickinson from English or Mrs Marley from the library.
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Children Previously in Care

Funding has become available to support the learning of students who have been in the care of the Local Authority and are now either Adopted, subject to a Special Guardian Order or Child Arrangement Order. If you would like further information please contact Diane Taylor on 01282 683010.
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School Physicist of the Year

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has brought together some of Lancashire’s brightest young physicists to celebrate the county’s burgeoning scientific talent. Year 11 student, Jacob Saunders, represented Unity College gaining the Schools Physicist of the Year Award.   https://www.ogdentrust.com/university-links/school-physicist-of-the-year
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