From the Schools Archives
12th Nov Oldham Council’s annual Big Brush campaign is back and they are encouraging as many children to brush their teeth as possible and get everyone into that toothbrushing habit. Having made the biggest oral health improvement (16.1 per cent) across Greater Manchester (GM) in the under-fives age range earlier this year, Oldham Council want to keep […]
29th Oct Michelle Dickens, one of this year’s Strictly Kershaw’s dancers, celebrated her 50th birthday on Monday with the pupils of Alt Academy. With an ‘All Things Bling’ non-uniform day and salsa lessons with Mrs Dickens, the children were excited to celebrate with their head teacher. Pupils started the day with a special Kershaw’s assembly where Community […]
22nd Oct Oldham Sixth Form College, in partnership with Oldham Council, ran a Question Time style event to mark Local Democracy Week. Students had the opportunity to put their questions to members of the local council and find out about the issues that matter to them. The panel consisted of Councillor Sean Fielding, Leader of Oldham Council […]
22nd Oct A new sports pitch at a primary school has been approved for a trial 12 months despite objections from hundreds of neighbours over traffic and parking fears. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. A new sports pitch at a primary school has been approved for a 12-month trial period despite objections from hundreds of neighbours […]
10th Oct Alexandra Park Junior School are holding a fundraiser to raise money for new school equipment. The event takes place on Saturday October 13 from 12-4pm at The Eastern Pavilion Banqueting Hall on Featherstall Road in Oldham. There will be stalls and fun family activities including a bouncy castle, face painting, a balloon modeller, photo booth […]
9th Oct The Cranmer Education Trust is applying to open a new 8 form entry secondary school in Oldham town centre. If the bid is approved by the Department of Education then the school gates could open by 2022. The Trust – which already runs Blue Coat, Mayfield Primary and East Crompton St George’s Primary, and which […]
5th Oct Alexandra Park Junior School has raised enough money to buy a water pump for a village in Bangladesh. The school is very active in doing things for charity and in the past have done a lot of work to help the homeless and last year sent boxes of gifts for people in Syria. Teaching Assistant […]
5th Oct The regeneration of an Oldham primary school is closer today after both the Department for Education (DfE) and Oldham Local Authority approved significant funding applications from a multi-academy trust to improve the school’s buildings and learning environments for current and future pupils. Clarksfield Primary School is soon to join successful and established multi-academy trust Oasis […]
25th Sep Pupils from Alexandra Park Junior School celebrated their Peace Week with a trip to the Mayor’s Parlour.   The children attended the raising of the Peace Flag at the Oldham Civic Centre before retiring to meet the Worshipful Mayor of Oldham Cllr Javid Iqbal in his parlour. The group got to ask him questions about […]
18th Sep Alexandra Park Junior School are taking part in their own Peace Week which launched on Monday with the help of the Worshipful Mayor of Oldham. PHSE Co-ordinator, Samantha Nicholson Hickling, said: “It started out as just a day to coincide with the International Day of Peace on Friday, but being the community that Oldham is […]