Extra Days Holiday

Attached is an updated Holiday List for 2021-2022 – Holiday List 2021-2022 The local authority contacted schools to inform us that Friday 3 June 2022 will be an additional bank holiday to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen.  Thursday 2 June will also be a bank holiday (instead of Monday 30 May 2022)   As we are already on holiday from Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June 2022 inclusive we are able to take an extra day’s holiday elsewhere in the 2021-2022 academic year – this will be Friday 29 April 2022. 
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Live Transitions Broadcast

A live transitions broadcast by Inspira is happening for Year 11 and 10 students and parent/carers next week – Tuesday 22nd June 5:30 – 6:30pm. This is a chance to hear from current Lancashire 16-18 year old learners on the next steps they took. Register here https://learnliveuk.com/whats-your-next-step/
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Another amazing achievement for Unity!

These Year 7 students have worked really hard in their extra English sessions with Miss McLean and we are so proud of them. Congratulations to all of the students involved, we hope you enjoy your new books.    
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Great Unity Homework Challenge Success

Over the course of lockdown, students were given the opportunity to complete a number of extra-curricular challenges for reward points, whilst those who completed all challenges would also receive a medal and entry into a prize draw. The students were given the opportunity to complete physical, reading, cooking, community, news and study-based challenges, before sending evidence of their entries to their House Leader. The quality of entries was phenomenal, with many students demonstrating their creative, intuitive, and active skills. Sixteen students completed every challenge over the half term and have been rewarded with their medals and vouchers since returning to
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Great Unity Homework Challenge- Extended Deadline

So far there have been a number of fantastic entries for the Great Unity Homework Challenge. In order to allow more students to complete all six challenges we are extending the deadline to Sunday 21st February. Students will need to email their House Leader their entries by then. Here is a selection of entries so far from students and staff who have entered the Great Unity Homework Challenge. Well done to all students who have taken the time and effort to complete a variety of challenges. Students are working towards achieving reward points, vouchers, and a medal for completing all 6
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Reading for Pleasure

In these times of restrictions and isolation it is more important than ever that we look for ways to keep ourselves busy and entertained. What better time than now to pick up a book and submerge yourself into another world, or discover new information building on your general knowledge.  In a research report made by the Reading Agency.org they found that:  “The relationship between reading for pleasure and wellbeing is particularly interesting, with evidence showing a correlation between reading for pleasure regularly and lower levels of stress and depression… In addition to the health benefits, reading for pleasure has social
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The Great Unity College Homework Challenge

Homework is a vital part of independent learning and achieving success. Due to Covid 19 and working remotely we have decided to do something a little bit different with homework and launch a fun challenge to complete this half term. This challenge is for everyone – even your teachers have been giving it a go! Challenges can be completed in any order over the next 5 weeks and evidence submitted via email to your House Leader (NOT your Head of Year). A reminder of your House Leader and their contact details are below: Mr M Cole – East House (Green
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End of Term Letter

The end of term letter is being posted out to all parents today (Monday 7 December). We have had a few phone calls last week and today asking about which date is the last day of term for Unity College.  Unity College will be open until lunchtime on Friday 18 December. Further information about the last two weeks of term can be found in the letter that you should receive in the next few days.
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