Warbreck High School: Looking back at Blackpool school life in the 80s
This week in our school life picture series we take a look back at Warbreck High School in the 1980s.
By Colin Ainscough
Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 1:11 pm
Pictured: Barrie Usher-wood, Steven Legge and Michael Alder test a vehicle travelling between light beams.
Warbreck High, originally an all-boys school became co-educational in 2000. The school was eventually renamed Unity College in 2010 and gained academy status on September 1, 2013. Here we take a look back at school life in the 80s:
Winners at the Blackpool and District Schools badminton tournament in 1981. From Left: Stephen Turner (singles under-12), Chris Pinkett (doubles under-12 with Stephen) and Michael Spencer (singles and doubles under-14).
Warbreck High School under 14 football team.
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The under 14 cross country team.
The Blackpool and Fylde Basketball League under-19 champions.
Warbreck High School football team. Swift Cup finalists.
The schools football squad were runners up in the 1982 Lancashire Police, Blackpool Division, five-a-side tournament.
Under-16 badminton team, winners of the Blackpool Schools championship. From left: M. Spencer, N. Crosby, C. Morgan and D. Armstrong.
Under 14 badminton team, who won the Blackpool Schools Championships. From Left: Chris Pinkett, Andrew Mainds and Stephen Turner.
Winners of the Harry Johnson Memorial Trophy for Blackpool Schools and the Lancashire under 16 open trophy.
Pupils examining an exhibit during a visit to the Physics at Work exhibition at Preston Polytechnic.
Under 16 cricket team and Blackpool Schools champions.
Warbreck High School skipper Stuart Cochran receives the Blackpool and District Schools Swift Cup after Warbreck beat Kirkham Carr Hill 7-0 in the final. Also pictured Bill Higgins and Warbreck coach Dave Barnes.