Excellence in Reading

Congratulations to all of our students who have been reading and working hard with their literacy targets this term. They were in fine spirits this afternoon as they collected their certificates and prizes for showing their passion and love for reading. Well done!
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I’m an engineer, get me out of here!

Our year 8, year 9 and year 10 scientists engineered themselves around the world today with Science Made Simple. Ruth, our engineering guide for the day asked us…What is Engineering? Where can you find it? She asked us to go on a journey around the world and find out all about what engineers do, and how they do it. To discover how engineers design cars that go hundreds of miles an hour, build structures that can survive earthquakes, and cook food by using only mirrors!
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The RI Christmas Lectures

Created and started by Michael Faraday in 1825, the RI Christmas Lectures are now broadcast on UK television every December and have formed part of the British Christmas tradition for generations. The Lectures have taken place every year since they began, stopping only from 1939 to 1942, when it was too dangerous for children to come into central London. The theme changes every year, and they are delivered by an expert in their field. This year the lectures will be delivered by biological anthropologist, author and broadcaster, Prof Alice Roberts, and Genetics expert Prof Aoife McLysaght. We’re 99.9% the same as the next
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Under 16’s Rugby Semi Final

Unity’s Under 16 team traveled to St Augustine’s for their Lancashire Bowl semi-final match. In cold and wet conditions, Unity started against the wind having to defend against some fantastic St Augustine’s kicking, with full back Jonathan Sunter able to deal comfortably with all threats. This allowed Unity to demonstrate their attacking potential, with Roshane Hemmings crossing under the posts for a fantastic solo try which was converted by Adam Broxton. Josh Bailey-Tattersall then completed a driving run with an inch-perfect pass for Josh Waddington to score in the corner. St Augustine’s responded strongly however, slowly working their way up the pitch
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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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U16 Rugby Lancashire Bowl Quarter Final

The U16 rugby squad travelled to QEGS for their Lancashire Bowl quarter final. Unity raced ahead into an early lead, with tries from Logan Murray, Kaie Jolly, Jaden-Haworth Franklin, Charlie Ball and Roshane Hemmings. Roshane was also able to add a conversion to take the score to 29-0.    Not to be outdone, QEGS responded with four converted tries of their own to leave the score at 29-28 in Unity’s favour. After a tense second half, late tries from Josh Waddington and Charlie Ball, along with a conversation apiece from Adam Broxton and Roshane Hemmings, saw the game finish 41-28
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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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