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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Year 7 Rugby Tournament

The year 7 rugby boys competed in their first tournament on Thursday 15th November at Burnley Rugby club. They played a round robin format against Clitheroe Grammar, All Saints, Blessed Trinity, Sir John Thursby and Shuttleworth.    The boys were unbeaten throughout the entire tournament, winning four and drawing one, with seven different try scorers. Every player put in an outstanding performance, with key attacking praise for Thomas Ashworth and Macaulay Houghton, scoring four and three tries respectively. Solid tackling from Gabriel Metcalf, Archie McIvor and Patrick Horan saw Unity concede only 4 tries throughout the day.    The college
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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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European Day of Languages

The European Day of Languages was a great success and was enjoyed by all who took part. Students were invited to come and play a selection of traditional French games, such as ring toss and pin the beret on Mademoiselle Lord. For the price of fifty pence, students received a raffle ticket, entrance into the room and the chance to take part in our activities. Students could also try a taste of Spain for just twenty pence and these caramel waffles went down a treat. A talented group of Year 10 MFL students helped to make the event a success and
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A Special Remembrance Poppy 1914 – 1918

In Textiles this week, we have completed a project based on celebrating the centenary of the end of World War One. Each student has made a poppy which was then mounted onto a large scale poppy for the remembrance of the soldiers that laid down their lives for what they believed in.   ‘Lest we Forget’ 1918-2018  
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Restart a Heart

Throughout the day on Thursday 18/10 and Friday 19/10 255 staff and students have been trained in the basics of CPR by a team of volunteers from North West Ambulance Service, Lancashire Fire Service and Lancashire Constabulary.  The student feedback has been massively positive.  They were also kind enough to allow one of our year 11’s to join the team to support his future aspirations to be a paramedic.
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