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Woodhouses Primary school turns 50 next month - and you're invited to the party!
Date Published 08/08/2018
When A level results come out on August 16, more than three-quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice.
Date Published 07/08/2018
As University College Oldham prepares to take in its next cohort, we feel now is the ideal time to look at the best student money-saving solutions for 2018.
Date Published 30/07/2018
Bradley Taylor, a business student at Hopwood Hall College, went one better than just a ‘test drive’ when he turned his work experience placement into a full time job.
Date Published 23/07/2018
The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has pledge its support for CPR training to be added to the national curriculum after the Department of Education released new draft...
Date Published 20/07/2018
Dozens of schoolchildren have literally pedal-powered their way to success in a ‘Clean Air Day’ awards event by generating green electricity with specially adapted bikes.
Date Published 19/07/2018
The Diane Modahl Sports Foundation welcomed the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, to a community session at the National Squash and Regional Arena in Sportcity.
Date Published 18/07/2018
Children from across the borough have been celebrating the centenary of the 1918 Representation of the People Act, which allowed some women and men over the age of 21 the right to...
Date Published 17/07/2018
All 29 Year Six pupils at St Joseph's primary school in Shaw have been rewarded with individual Blue Peter badges following their unstinting work for charities.
Date Published 13/07/2018
If you were an engineer what would you do?
Date Published 12/07/2018
The competition that turns the most vivid scene from a kid’s imagination into a sky-high reality is back and bigger than ever.
Date Published 11/07/2018
Two dance events, organised by Oldham Council’s Sports Development team, are celebrating the talents of dance students across the borough.
Date Published 10/07/2018
Elk Mill hosted schoolchildren from Oldham for an event designed to get them excited about reading in their spare time.
Teams from New Bridge School and St Paul’s Primary School both sealed Greater Manchester champion titles at the Summer School Games.
The children at a primary school in Oldham enjoyed classes with a difference today as 23 new classmates travelled over five-and-a-half thousand miles to join them for lessons.
Date Published 09/07/2018
Gail Stott has won the National Teaching Assistant of the Year award.
Children from more than 20 primary schools converged on the Council Chambers in the town centre to compete in the annual Oldham Spelling Bee competition.
The School and College graduation season is well under way in and around Oldham, and the Chronicle was invited to the Year Seven showpiece at Hathershaw College.
Date Published 06/07/2018
There are still places available in Oldham for young people aged 15-17 to take part in this year’s National Citizen Service (NCS) summer programme.
Date Published 05/07/2018
Oldham athletes will be among more than 2,000 young people will be taking part in the 2018 Greater Manchester Summer School Games competition this Friday (July 6).
Date Published 02/07/2018
Hugely influential businessman Paul Walsh, former CEO of drinks giant Diageo and now Chairman of Compass Group, the market leader in contract catering, returned to his roots...
Date Published 29/06/2018
Hulme School’s talented cricket team triumphed in dramatic fashion at the Lancashire County Cup Finals day at Longridge CC.
Date Published 28/06/2018
Anne Gilbert, British Values Co-ordinator at Hathershaw College, welcomed Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon to the Bellfield Avenue site as he met up with Year 10 students for...
Date Published 25/06/2018
The Oldham College will provide the stage for a special Mentoring Business Event next Monday, July 2.
Musicians from all schools across Oldham took to the stage at the Queen Elizabeth Hall to celebrate the wealth of talent and opportunity in the borough.
Twenty Year 10 students across eight local schools will be spending a week at Oldham Coliseum Theatre for Work Experience Week next week.
Hopwood Hall College’s annual ‘End of Year Arts Show’ saw local members of the public pack out the College’s Arts departments to view students’ galleries.
Date Published 22/06/2018
Students at Oldham College have been packing rucksacks with food, clothes and toiletries to send to the 2,500-plus refugees living and sleeping rough in Calais and Brussels for...
A humble bathroom item has taken on a new life in an eye-catching fashion collection, and it has caught the attention of major industry experts.
Date Published 21/06/2018
A small delegation from University College Oldham presented research at the prestigious 20th International Conference on Education in Athens.
Date Published 20/06/2018
The Children and Young People programmes at University Campus Oldham are hosting a Higher Education open evening event.
Talented teenagers are set to find out first-hand what it is like to work in the high-tech world of modern manufacturing when they compete in the Make It Enterprise Challenge on...
Date Published 19/06/2018
Around 50 Oldham College Hair and Beauty students welcomed representatives from national skin cancer awareness charity Skcin, who launched MASCED in January, 2018.
Date Published 14/06/2018
Dedicated North Chadderton school pupil Joe Armstrong has won a highly commended prize at the 2018 V Cert Aspiration Awards, a new initiative celebrating learners with big...
Date Published 12/06/2018
St Joseph's primary school deputy head Steve Hill MBE is back at work after recovering from his latest incredible charity challenge.
Date Published 07/06/2018
Waterhead Academy are in the process of developing an employer engagement database, aimed at enhancing its students' aspirations, key employability skills and career prospects.
Ultra enthusiastic Oldham College Business Enterprise students took part in a special 'Dragon's Den'-style event, with Mukhtar Adeyemi eventually going on to secure a maximum...
The venue is booked, the line-up confirmed and tickets are now available for you to book places at the first ever Oldham Learning Festival.
Date Published 04/06/2018
Hundreds of Hopwood Hall College’s Uniformed Public Services students signed off their 2017/18 academic year with their ‘Passing Out Ceremony’.
Date Published 31/05/2018
The sports department at University Campus Oldham will host its first coaching conference based on the developing areas of strength and conditioning.
Date Published 30/05/2018
Pupils, parents and staff at St Agnes C of E Primary School in Lees put their best foot forward to mark 'Walk to School Week' - a country-wide celebration of walking.
Date Published 25/05/2018
SS Aidan and Oswald’s RC Primary school enjoyed a unique double celebration after achieving the prestigious Platinum Award for Investors in People and, shortly afterwards, an...
St Joseph's primary school's intrepid deputy head Steve Hill MBE is loaded up and ready to go off on another incredible charity challenge.
An exciting half-term family workshop - 'Takeaway Tuesday' - takes place at Saddleworth Museum on Tuesday, May 29 (1-4pm).
Date Published 17/05/2018
Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, ocean pollution, green travel, smart food and the future of our education policy are just some of the issues tackled by the teenage finalists in...
Date Published 15/05/2018
Local Link, Ring and Ride and school bus passengers are set to see a number of changes to the fares they pay.
Date Published 14/05/2018
The Mayor of Oldham, Councillor Shadab Qumer, officially opened the Oldham Primary Schools' Choral Speaking Festival presentation morning, which was held at the Coliseum Theatre.
Leading charity The Fostering Network insist that 1,240 new foster families need to be found in the North West to ensure that all children who need fostering can live with the...
A popular village school has been given a ringing endorsement by Ofsted.
Date Published 04/05/2018
With the whole country's infrastructure visibly growing each and every day, now has never been a better time for students to consider a construction course at University Campus...
Date Published 01/05/2018
A total of £100 of the money raised during Sports Relief at the Knowsley Primary School in Springhead was donated to Councillor Shadab Qumer's Mayor's Appeal Fund.
Rishworth School was very lucky to be visited by former Hockey's gold medal-winning Olympian Kate Richardson-Walsh.
Date Published 30/04/2018
Two students wrote their names into their school’s history book when they were selected as the first ever Head Girl and Head Boy of Oldham’s newest secondary school, Oasis Academy...
Crabby new residents at Sea Life Manchester have been affectionately named Sir Pinch a Lot and Colin the Crab by local children.
Date Published 26/04/2018
Hopwood Hall College made sure a European trophy would be heading back to Greater Manchester this year, after they beat TSV Blaustein of Germany to win the Eindhoven Easter Open...
Date Published 18/04/2018
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