Unity College GCSE Results

This is a fantastic day for everyone at Unity College. There is a relentless drive to achieve the best possible GCSE results for all the students and praise must go to the outstanding teaching and support staff at Unity College who go the extra mile for the students every day.  The results are down to sheer hard work from the students and staff and the continuous support from the governors of the college.  Special thanks must go to our parents, who have worked with us every step of the way with these fantastic young people over their five years at
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Unity College PE Kit

Following concerns from parents please be advised that the official authorised Unity College PE kit is readily available from local suppliers. Parents should only buy the official authorised PE kit as shown above. It is parents’ responsibility to ensure the correct style of uniform and PE kit is purchased. PE kit that does not match the official authorised PE kit may not be allowed and retailers may be unwilling to accept returns. If you are in any doubt about the style of the official PE kit please contact college where a sample is available to view.
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Boat Race Challenge

In June twelve Unity College students travelled to Nelson & Colne College to compete and participate in the Boat Race Challenge ‘Selection Day’.  Set up by Nelson & Colne College, the Boat Race Challenge is a programme designed to challenge and develop  students to progress onto top universities.  Working alongside four other secondary schools, the ‘Selection Day’ consisted of a variety of challenges.  These included team building, leadership and problem solving exercises.  Each student had prepared a presentation in which they performed to a panel of three judges, outlining why they would like to participate and what skills they would
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Unity Year 11 Leavers Prom

The 2017 Unity College Prom was held at The Fence Gate, Fence for 150 students.  It was time for the girls to put on their beautiful prom dresses and the boys to get their very smart suits on for their end-of-year prom. Students posed for pictures before heading off to celebrate with a three course meal and disco. Student and staff awards were given out during the evening, which included: Most likely to recieve an Oscar – Caitlin Sturgeon Mr Happy – Brad McLean Cool Dude of New York – Mitchell Radcliffe Duct Tape Award – Mrs Hodgson (for being able to fix anything!) Couple of the
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Lancashire County Athletics

Lancashire County Athletics competition was held at Stanley Park Blackpool on Saturday 12th June. From the Burnley Borough there were 6 students who represented the area. Three of these students came from Unity College. Ellysia Ainsworth-Cookson competed in the Hammer, Imogen Mansfield competed in the Long Jump event and Liberty Thompson competed in the 75m Hurdles. Despite the weather not being in the athletes favour all three girls did a fantastic job, all coming in the top 5 positions. Imogen Mansfield secured 3rd place in her event, and now awaits confirmation on when the regional finals are.
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Adam Broxton and the Mayor and Mayoress of Burnley

Adam Broxton was invited to attend a Care Home Open Day at Brierfield House.  He had a lovely day and spent 2.5 hours showing the Mayor and Mayoress of Pendle around the home explaining about Dementia care and the types of activities that they provide.  As they had him in charge of the photography for the day he was also asked to attend an art exhibition and take some photographs for them on a weekend.
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Junior Blackpool Dance Festival

Jodie-Leigh and  Ava-Grayce took the dance floor by storm at the Junior Blackpool dance festival. The girls trained very hard for this competition which runs every year starting on Easter Monday for 5 days. Jodie-Leigh and Ava-Grayce danced beautifully all week picking up 1st places everyday including being crowned British Champions on the Thursday. They also represented the north of England in the team match who also won!
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Year 10 Handball Final

Last week the Year 10 Handball Team competed in the North West Handball finals. They were representing Lancashire at the Under 15 boys category. All the best teams from other NW counties were there and the standard of handball was extremely high. The boys won their group stage and then went all the way to the final were they lost by one goal. They were the only undefeated team in the whole competition until they lost in the final.  Well done team! Photo left to right: Top row- James Littlefair, James Catlow, Lewis Hughes, Ben Larnach, Luke Westall, Ben Beck Bottom
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Unity College Year 7 Football Victory!

After beating Blessed Trinity on penalties and Sir John Thursby in the semi-final, 6-3 after extra time, on Monday, the Unity College team won the Presidents Shield final last night against Shuttleworth College 3-1.  With Noah McGibbon scoring all three goals. It is the first time since 1963 that the school have won the trophy in two successive seasons and as far as we are aware we have only ever won that trophy four times in total. Well done team!   Team: Ashton Dack, Nathan Porter, Ben Roberts, Owen Devonport, Josh Ashton, Morgan Bird, Noah McGibbon, Matas Zalieckas, Jacob McCartney,
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