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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Bolton University STEM Event

On Monday 13 June 2022, 12 students from years 8 and 9 took part in a STEM event at Bolton University. The activities on offer allowed the students to gain hands on experience with real-life equipment such as medical equipment for checking heart rates and temperatures. They were also tasked with programming a robot and using an e-fit programme to construct a face as the police would when taking statements from eyewitnesses. The students thoroughly enjoyed the day and were able to gain an insight into the everyday applications of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
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Aim a Little Higher

Luke Askew visited us yesterday from aim a little higher talking to students about processing the pandemic. The key message is to build your future by dreaming big and being the best you can be. He has talked to all students in years 7-10. Follow him on instagram @aimalittlehigher. If you send a message for advice about your future Luke and the team will reply.
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Young Enterprise

A huge congratulations to our year 9 students who excelled at the Young Enterprise Lancashire County Competition with their business venture ‘From The Heart’. They were the youngest winning team out of the 25 teams which took part. The competition involved the team submitting a Business Report summarising their journey so far, attending an online Team Interview in front of a tough panel, and presenting to an audience of judges and fellow competitors at the University of Central Lancashire, Preston. We are immensely proud of their achievement of ‘Best Customer Service’ – well done!
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Girls Football

Well done Frankie Congratulations to Frankie-Leigh Forrest who has been appointed as the Barclays Girls Football Game Changer.  She will work across Burnley and Pendle to help bring about change and provide girls with equal access in not just football but all sports. Frankie is one of just 300 Game Changers working across the country.  Frankie will also lead and chair the Burnley and Pendle Girls Football Youth Steering Group. Frankie plays football for Unity College and out of school she plays for Great Harwood.  She is an outstanding sports person playing a wide range of sports including rugby, athletics
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