Cross Country Winners

The overall results were as follows:   Year 7 Girls: 1st Year 7 Boys: 1st Year 8 & 9 Girls : 2nd year 8 & 9 Boys : 1st Year 10 & 11 Girls : 4th Year 10 & 11 Boys: 3rd   Lexi Hogatt 3rd year 7 girls Cameron Halstead 1st Yr7 boys William Woodruff 1st Yr8 boys Megan Rodriguez 3rd Yr8 & 9 girls Callum Halstead 3rd Yr9 Boys Jackson McKay 1st  Yr10 Boys Lennon Jackson 3rd Yr 10 boys Sophie Ashworth 1st Yr10 Girls   Our Students put in a fantastic Effort and came away with brilliant places, everyone at
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Under 14’s Lancashire Cup

Under 14’s Lancashire Cup rugby game against Maricourt After early pressure from Unity, the deadlock was broken by a try from debutant winger Daniel Maymond, before adding his second after sprinting the entire length of the pitch. Unity then withstood a large amount of pressure from the away team, with both forwards and backs demonstrating fearless tackles and commitment for their team mates. Thomas Wooller was then able to touch down between the posts, allowing Ben Uttley to score the conversion. Maricourt fought back however, securing their own try just before half time. In the second half, another blistering run
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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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Athletics

Unity College Whitewash Unity College took all the accolades at the Burnley Schools year 7 and 8 athletics event. Unity dominated, with both teams; year 8s and year 7s winning both events. This means that both year 7 teams will progress to represent Burnley at the Lancashire School Games in Blackpool later in the term. Pupils came together to encourage each other through the field and track events and were a credit to the school both in terms of quality and attitude. The Unity College PE teachers were all extremely proud of all of their athletes.    
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New PE Kit

A new PE Kit has been launched. New years 7’s MUST purchase the new kit. All other years can continue to wear the old kit and when items need replacing can either replace with new or old.   Suppliers in Burnley Whittakers Schoolwear, Pendle Village Mill, Hollin Bank Road, Brierfield, Nelson, BB9 5NG, Tel: 01282 442424 Moonline Fashion, 88 Colne Road, Town Centre, Burnley BB10 1LW, Tel: 01282 414621    
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