Parent Governor Ballot Result

Further to the parent governor ballot, and the ballot count on Monday 18 March the following two parents have been elected as parent governors for a four year term:- Kelly Forrest Kimberley Mullen Unity College would also like to take this opportunity of thanking the three other parents who put up for nomination, and also to the parents / guardians who took the time to vote in this election process.
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Parent Governor Ballot

Parent Governor ballot papers have been sent home via students today (Friday 8 March). Each family will receive one envelope containing two ballot papers in each envelope. Please return your ballot papers to school by MONDAY 18 MARCH by 12noon. If you require an electronic copy of the ballot paper, please email Mrs Johnson, e.johnson@unity.lancs.sch.uk.
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UNDER 13’S GIRLS CRICKET FINALS

After winning the Burnley district indoor cricket competition, the under 13 girls travelled to face the winners from other Lancashire districts.     After a narrow defeat to St Wilfred’s (Blackburn), Unity’s second game against Clitheroe Royal Grammar School (Ribble Valley) saw Eve Waters and Olivia Ainsworth-McCoskery demonstrate excellent batting. Solid fielding from Poppy O’Brien and Holly Lockyer meant that Unity emerged victorious.    In their final group game, a quick brace of caught and bowled wickets from Maddison Larnach and faultless wicket keeping from Keira Grennan saw off the challenge from Mount Carmel (Accrington) and cemented Unity’s place in
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YEAR 7 RUGBY

As fixtures return again after the half term break, Unity College’s year 7 boys travelled to Blackburn RUFC to face other schools from East Lancashire in a round robin tournament. Supported by Simon Finnan and Howard Metcalf from Burnley Rugby Club, the boys faced teams from St Augustines, St Wilfred’s and Blackburn Central.  The team on the day, whilst missing a few players, represented themselves and the College excellently, demonstrating teamwork, organisation and sportsmanship. Throughout the tournament Unity showcased their ability and saw them score 17 tries whilst conceding only 2. Year 10 student Adam Broxton also travelled with the
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UNITY COLLEGE RUGBY SUCCESS

It was an eventful start to the year in rugby terms at Unity College, with all year groups being represented across local and regional competitions.    The Year 7 Boys’ team look to build on an unbeaten start to their school experience, having taken part in Burnley RUFC’s Under 12’s tournament, winning four games and drawing one. The year group has been well represented at both training and matches, whilst a number of boys have also made the step up to play in Unity’s Year 8 team. The year 8’s themselves will face a good test at the start of
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2019 Ski Trip Update

To view the full journey of the 2019 Ski Trip please click on this link here. https://unity-college.com/parents/trip-blogs/
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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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