From the Schools Archives
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 […]
18th Sep A woman from Saddleworth is making a stand against ‘Period Poverty’ by donating red Boxes full of desperately needed sanitary products to schools. Period Poverty is a rising issue up and down the country, where children as young as ten are having to stay home on their cycle – all because menstrual items are an […]
17th Sep Last week one of Oldham Sixth Form College’s (OSFC) notable alumni, Shazar Tariq, joined Economics students to speak about his journey from studying Economics at OSFC to becoming an Economic Advisor in Somaliland. Shazar studied Economics, Mathematics and Accountancy at OSFC between 2008 and 2010 before moving on to study Economics at the University of […]
4th Sep It’s never too late to return to learning. That was the message when the latest batch of adult learners from Oldham Council’s Lifelong Service picked up their English and maths GCSE results. In total 30 learners took the maths exam and all of them passed. Another 100 per cent pass rate was achieved by the […]
23rd Aug Oldham Hulme’s Year 11 students are celebrating having achieved a superb set of GCSE results today. The overall pass rate (A*-C / 9-4) has risen to 99 per cent, the highest the school has ever achieved; with 97 per cent of students achieving the national benchmark of 5 A*-C / 9-4 grades including English and […]
23rd Aug Oldham’s Blue Coat School is celebrating its best ever set of GCSE results this year despite recent reforms to the examination. Headteacher Rob Higgins said he was immensely proud of all the students and staff. “This year our pupils have taken the newer harder GCSE’s in the majority of their subjects. Despite the increased demand […]
22nd Aug The climax to years of hard work and high expectations for 16 year-olds nationwide is nearly here. As GCSE results day looms large tomorrow, teenagers are poised to finally find out if it was all worth it. Results day is often full of emotions, from elation to disappointment, for parents, teachers and students who can […]
16th Aug Oldham Council has congratulated students on their A Level results today but adds changes in the exams mean comparisons to previous years will take longer to ascertain until all the data is researched. In a statement Councillor Paul Jacques, Cabinet Member for Education and Culture, said: “First of all we’d like to say congratulations and […]
16th Aug Oldham Hulme Grammar School A Level Results 16th August 2018 Oldham Hulme Grammar School sixth form students are celebrating another set of excellent A Level results this summer. Almost a third of grades achieved (32 per cent) were at A*/A, and in total 57 per cent of Hulme’s grades were at A*-B level. In all […]