Unsworth Academy

The School Day


The school day at Unsworth Academy has 5 lessons, each lasting one hour, across the week, totalling 25 per week. The school operates a two week timetable cycle of 50 lessons.

Form Time

8.45am to 9.05am

Period 1

9.05am to 10.05am

Period 2

10.05am to 11.05am


11.05am to 11.25am

Period 3

11.25am to 12.25pm

Period 4

12.25pm to 1.25pm


1.25pm to 2.05pm

Period 5

2.05pm to 3.05pm

Further Information

Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club runs from 8.10am to 8.35am. Learners must enter between 8.10am – 8.20am only.

Break Time

At break time – learners are allowed to either stay in the canteen or go outside.

Snacks are available from the canteen at break time. Please note fizzy drinks as well as high sugar content drinks are not allowed in school.

Home Time

At home time – Please avoid parking directly outside school to avoid congestion.

Please also speak to your child to ensure that they reflect the high standards of Unsworth Academy by respecting staff, learners and the school environment and by taking pride in wearing their school uniform. They are our ambassadors to and from school and only the highest standards of behaviour are acceptable.

After School

After School – The Independent Learning Zone (ILZ) is open after school for Out of Hours Study Club from 3.10 – 4.15pm Monday to Thursday.

GCSE Results 2019


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

Email: information@unsworth.shaw-education.org.uk

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: natalie.kennedy@shaw-education.org.uk.

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