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Unity College
Townley Holmes, Burnley BB11 3DF
Unity College is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Lancashire). It has about 1240 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In November 2018 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Burnley Education Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Shuttleworth College and Sir John Thursby Community College.)
Particular strengths include Finances. Relative weaknesses include Environment and Representation.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.

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1.4Sir John Thursby Community College
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Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attainment: About average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: About average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are poor. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is very high.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low.
Environment: Poor. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very high.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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