Boxing Gold in Denmark

Sam Walsh  and Jaden Haworth-Franklin represented their boxing club, Sandygate A.B.C at the Hvidovre International Box Cup, Denmark at the weekend.  The boxing club covered all costs and expenses so the boys could attend this prestigious competition and box on an International stage.  Both boys fought hard with Sam bringing back a Gold Medal!
Read More

Rock your Socks!

To help raise awareness of World Down Syndrome Day staff at Unity wore colourful, odd, long, short and all types of socks and tights!…
Read More

MFL Breakfast Morning

January saw host to the first ever Modern Foreign Languages breakfast.  Students were invited to come along and enjoy a taste of authentic French, German and Spanish cuisine.  For the price of 50p, students could choose from a range of delicacies such as German sausages, Spanish cakes and French pastries. The event was clearly a hit with students as the food and drink was promptly sold out, and students were even queueing outside the door of the languages department. Once inside, students were given target language cards in order to practise their French, German or Spanish, helping to create an atmosphere
Read More

Handball Champions!

The year 10 handball team competed in the Lancashire school finals at Ewood Park Indoor centre. The team won the whole tournament and were un-beaten. They will now go on to represent Lancashire in the North West handball finals.  Well done to all! Team consists of: James Littlefair, Joe Whitlam, Joe Ryan, Luke Westall, Lewis Hughes, Ben Larnach, Ben Beck, Macken Slater, Sam Walsh and James Catlow.
Read More

RE Student Debate

On Tuesday 28 February, three Year 9 students travelled to County Hall, Preston to debate some of the key issues around the teaching of Religious Education (RE). The debate, led by the students of Broughton High School, involved eight Lancashire High Schools.   After researching and preparing speeches, Hollie Hartley, Elise Ridge and Joe Dickinson took an active part in debating the importance of RE in the modern curriculum.  Within a strict 60 second time limit they each confidently presented their ideas before taking part in an open debate, responding to the ideas presented by others.  The students were highly commended
Read More

Gymnastics High School Competition Winners

32 Gymnasts from Unity College took part in the Burnley Gymnastics High School competition, on 10th February at the Best Training Centre. For the first time in Burnley High Schools history boys have also now had the opportunity to perform. Out of a possible 27 medals, Unity took a clean sweep and brought home 15 medals ranging from Gold, Silver and Bronze for individual, paired and vaulting performances. Results Individual floor medalists: Level 2 floor winner was Amy Smith, followed by Megan Irwin who took the Silver medal. Level 4 floor medallists; Jodie Hammet took Bronze, Harley Gill took Silver
Read More

Year 8 History Project

Last half term Year 8 students had a project to complete for their History homework. They had to create a model of a World War 1 trench system. We had some fantastic models and even some made from cakes!  Well done to everyone involved!
Read More

Unity College Sporting Achievements

Keep up with all our sporting achievements on the ‘Sport at Unity’ page which you can find under the Student tab.  We are having some fantastic results this year so far within College, and outside of College.  Well done everyone!
Read More

High Sheriff of Lancashire Young Citizen

High Sheriff of Lancashire Young Citizen 2016 finishes his year with a fundraising event. Adam Broxton from Unity College wanted to help raise money for Pendleside Hospice as his uncle Brian passed away there. Adam shaved his head, raising an outstanding sum of £375.00. Most of this was raised from school and family; he was also sponsored by the Police Cadets of which he is a member of. Fundraising is something close to Adams heart; he also does a lot of voluntary work for the Police Cadets and has marshalled walks for them. Adam would like to thank Pendleside Hospice
Read More