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Dear Parents and Carers

As Academy Principal, I am very pleased to welcome you to Unsworth Academy. We look forward to working in a very successful partnership with you and your child. Unsworth Academy’s principles are completely aligned to the Shaw Education Trust’s core principles of “We believe, You achieve”, which lie at the heart of the work of the Trust. The school works in conjunction with the Trust and its other schools to ensure the best outcomes for all learners.

– Mrs Armstrong (Academy Principle)

How to Apply

To apply for a place in September 2019 you will need to state Unsworth Academy as a preference on your home Local Authority Common Application Form.

You can apply online at:


How To Register Your Child for Unsworth Academy

The Bury Schools’ Online Admissions application allows parents/carers of children starting the Reception class at Primary School and for those transferring from Year 6 at primary school to secondary school to apply online.

To be able to apply for a place in a Bury school, you must be resident in Bury. If you live outside Bury, you must apply through your home authority.

Call Unsworth Academy

0161 796 9820


Visit the Bury Secondary Schools Admissions page and read the Transfer To Secondary School Guide.


Complete the Transfer To Secondary School online form. You will need to do this for each child you want to transfer.


For children due to transfer to Secondary School in September, places are confirmed on 1st March. Online applicants can view their child’s allocated school by logging into your account. If you have applied by application form or telephone, a notification letter will be posted out on 1st March.


Entering EBacc

EBacc Average Points Score


Grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSE


Maths 4+ (Standard Pass)

Progress 8 Score

Attainment 8 Score


% Staying in Education or Entering Employment


English 4+ (Standard Pass)

Get In Touch

Location: Unsworth Academy, Parr Lane, Bury. BL9 8LP

Telephone: 0161 796 9820


For general enquiries please ask for Miss Charlotte Allen, Operations Manager

Privacy Policy (excerpt)

Unsworth Academy collects a lot of data and information about our pupils so that we can run effectively as a school. This privacy notice explains how and why we collect pupils’ data, what we do with it and what rights parents and pupils have. Unsworth Academy is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust (“the Trust”), a multi academy trust with 10 academies. The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee (registration number 09067175) whose registered office is The Lodge Wolstanton High, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, ST5 9JU. The Trust is the Data Controller for all the academies within the Trust. The Data Protection Officer for the Trust is Natalie Kennedy:

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