Unity College (Burnley) data

Unity College is located in Burnley and falls under the local authority of Lancashire. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,244 pupils, with a capacity of 1,200, aged from eleven up to sixteen, and the type of establishment is foundation school. The school has 66 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £40,307. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 7th November 2018 resulting in an good rating.

Unity College contact details

AddressUnity College
Townley Holmes
BB11 3DF
Head TeacherMrs Sally Cryer

About Unity College

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentFoundation school
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age16
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterNone
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNot applicable


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity1,200
Number of Pupils1,244104% capacity
Number of Boys61549%
Number of Girls62951%
Free School Meals (%)31%

Where is Unity College?

Street AddressTownley Holmes
PostcodeBB11 3DF
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Unity College on a map

Unity College map (BB11 3DF) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionNorth West

Unity College Ofsted Report

This table compares the Unity College Ofsted reports from 6th November 2018 (10053238) and 3rd June 2014 (ITS426199).

Inspection number10053238ITS426199
Inspection typeS5 Inspection
Inspection type groupingS5 Inspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date6th November 20183rd June 2014
Inspection end date7th November 20184th June 2014
Publication date3rd December 201824th June 2014
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection7th November 2018
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Unity College

Total Number of Teachers66
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)62.9
Total Number of Teaching Assistants16
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)13.3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff43
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)30.8
Pupil:Teacher Ratio15.5
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£40,307

Unity College administrative data

Establishment NameUnity College
Establishment Number4806
Unique Reference Number135003
Local AuthorityLancashire
Local Authority Code888
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000017
Government Office RegionNorth West
District CodeE07000117
Parliamentary ConstituencyBurnley
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaBurnley 008
Lower Super Output AreaBurnley 008C

Unity College history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date13th December 2021
Reason Establishment OpenedResult of Amalgamation
Open Date1st August 2006
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagSupported by a trust
TrustBurnley Education Trust
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10016004
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Unity College geodata


Nearest schools to Unity College

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Burnley Brunshaw Primary School
Morse Street, Burnley, BB10 4PB
Burnley St Stephen's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Woodgrove Road, Burnley, BB11 3EJ
Burnley Springfield Community Primary School
Oxford Road, Burnley, BB11 3HP
Rockwood Nursery School
Kingsland Road, Burnley, BB11 3PU
St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, Burnley
Holcombe Drive, Burnley, BB10 4BH
Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic College, A Voluntary Academy
Ormerod Road, Burnley, BB10 3AA
Burnley St Peter's Church of England Primary School
Church Street, Burnley St Peter's Church of England Primary School, Burnley, BB11 2DL
The Aspire Hub, Burnley
Chapel Place, Hammerton street, Burnley, BB11 1LE
Not applicable1.7km
Rosewood Primary School
Rosewood Avenue, Rosewood Primary School, Burnley, BB11 2PH
Worsthorne Primary School
Brownside Road, Worsthorne, Burnley, BB10 3LR