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An Oldham headteacher has spoken out in support of the new ban on vaping after one of his pupils collapsed at the school gates.
Date Published 30/01/2024
A new Women’s Academy will launch at Latics next season - and Female Development Officer, Holly Espie, is calling on young players from the local area to sign up.
Date Published 02/03/2024
Students from E-ACT The Oldham Academy North (TOAN) took part in a Duke of Edinburgh expedition.
Date Published 27/02/2024
Saddleworth School is to host a fundraising second-hand market on Sunday, March 24.
Date Published 25/02/2024
Representatives from Eton College visited E-ACT The Oldham Academy North (TOAN) to host a mentoring day for 40 Year 9 students, including some from E-ACT Royton and Crompton...
Date Published 21/02/2024
Intrepid Oldham fundraiser Steve Hill MBE has spoken of his pride after being handed the news that he will receive a prestigious Points of Light Award from no less than the Prime...
Date Published 20/02/2024
At St Matthew’s Primary School in Chadderton, pupils are surrounded by images of inspiring figureheads.
Date Published 19/02/2024
Broadfield Primary School in Oldham staged an exciting ‘off curriculum’ immersive writing day.
From train operator Trans Pennine Express to the Royal Horticultural Society, STEM drone operators Hyett Education to electrical contractor Barlow’s, the wealth of career...
Date Published 18/02/2024
Roundthorn Primary Academy in Oldham has recently celebrated another positive Ofsted report, which notes that the school encourages pupils to ‘flourish’ and that the ‘school...
Date Published 08/02/2024
E-ACT Royton and Crompton Academy held a commemorative event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Saddleworth School hosted an uplifting, inspiring evening of music-making featuring its students and primary school musicians from Dobcross, Diggle and Greenfield.
Date Published 06/02/2024
Oldham Sixth Form College chiefs have announced that a record number of seven students have received offers from either Cambridge or Oxford University.
Date Published 03/02/2024
Digital arts charity Peshkar are offering free workshops for 7-11-year-olds across Oldham's Libraries, and are inviting you and your children or grandchildren to get involved.
Date Published 02/02/2024
Oldham Sixth Form College hosted a unique and enlightening event, enabled by the Northern Holocaust Education Group, as part of Holocaust Memorial Day.
Date Published 31/01/2024
Oldham Sixth Form College students have been celebrating a double success.
Date Published 29/01/2024
Professor Brian Cox enthralled an audience of 900 school pupils and college students when he took to the stage at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in Oldham for a night of inspiration...
Date Published 23/01/2024
A Chadderton school is calling for the council to crack down on their landlords after it faced a full heating failure for a second time within a year.
Date Published 22/01/2024
Alexandra Park Junior School is to join The Pinnacle Learning Trust’s growing family of Oldham schools.
Date Published 20/01/2024
Students, staff and visitors to the Radclyffe School in Chadderton are helping to support local families struggling with the cost of living.
Date Published 10/01/2024
There’s more to North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) than its blue flashing lights and sirens.
Date Published 08/01/2024
A record 18 students at Oldham Sixth Form College have received an interview from Oxford or Cambridge University this year.
Date Published 05/01/2024
Oldham Active (Oldham Community Leisure), which manages the leisure facilities in the borough, is partnering with Oldham College to upskill its staff to provide specialist health...
Date Published 02/01/2024
Oldham Academy North students and staff welcomed journalist and broadcaster Andrew Wright to the school for a visit.
Date Published 26/12/2023
Earlier this month five lucky students from E-ACT Royton and Crompton Academy jetted off to Miami in Florida for the opportunity of a lifetime, taking part in a live dance...
Date Published 19/12/2023
Students at Waterhead Academy have continued their community partnership with NorthCare Charity by writing Christmas cards for patients and staff who will either be receiving care...
Date Published 16/12/2023
A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) graduate from Oldham who was diagnosed with dyslexia during his studies has completed his doctorate in astrophysics.
Date Published 15/12/2023
Students in Years 9 and 7 at Royton and Crompton Academy were fortunate to take part in a question and answer session as part of #LordsLive.
Date Published 14/12/2023
Pupils of St Mary's C of E Primary School in Shaw have gained a new set of hi vis vests from Miller Homes, as the builder embarks on a campaign to ensure the safety of the...
Date Published 07/12/2023
The chance to join with young people from schools across the north of England in a musical play day saw students from the Radclyffe School travel to Barrow-in-Furness this week.
Date Published 06/12/2023
A Chadderton primary school is celebrating being judged as 'good' in all areas following a recent inspection by Ofsted.
Technology company Siemens hosted 60 secondary school students for a day of learning about sustainable futures, as world leaders gathered in Dubai for COP28.
Date Published 05/12/2023
Staff and families at Waterhead Academy in Oldham have welcomed the findings of a recent Ofsted monitoring visit which shows the school is improving.
Date Published 04/12/2023
Four lucky students from E-ACT The Oldham Academy North (TOAN) attended the first-ever Eco Reds launch at the Old Trafford football stadium.
Date Published 27/11/2023
Oldham Sixth Form College held two celebration evening events to salute the 200 senior school students who have completed their Varsity Academy programme.
Graham Quinn, the CEO at the Oldham-based New Bridge Multi Academy Trust, celebrated his investiture at Buckingham Palace.
Barely a week after inspirational school teacher and fund-raiser extraordinaire Steve Hill was successful at the prestigious Educate Awards, he's been at it again!
Date Published 23/11/2023
Six children from St Luke’s CE Primary School in Chadderton took home gold medals after triumphing in a thrilling ten-pin bowling competition.
Shaw teacher Steve Hill was crowned a winner at the glittering Educate Awards ceremony last night (Friday).
Date Published 20/11/2023
GCSE Citizenship students at Waterhead Academy welcomed Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams as they marked UK Parliament Week.
An Oldham workwear business stepped in to help lots of pupils at Spring Brook Lower School cook up a real treat during lessons.
Date Published 16/11/2023
The Chief Executive of an alternative education provider was the guest of honour at the Radclyffe School’s Presentation Evening this week.
A safe space funded by Manchester United Foundation has been opened at E-ACT Royton and Crompton Academy (part of E-ACT, a family of 28 academies) - the first of its kind for the...
Date Published 13/11/2023
Waterhead Academy has been awarded the prestigious Bronze award in the UK Social Mobility Awards 2023 within the school/college of the year category.
Homebuilder Redrow has donated £2,500 towards new outdoor equipment for Saint Joseph’s RC Junior, Infant and Nursery School’s youngest pupils.
Date Published 10/11/2023
Christmas came early to The Radclyffe School in Chadderton this week, with a familiar ghostly tale performed for students.
Date Published 09/11/2023
Lucky Year 11 students at E-ACT Royton and Crompton Academy (part of E-ACT, a family of 28 academies) went on a five-day tour of Italy as part of their Geography studies.
Date Published 07/11/2023
Students in Year 7 at The Radclyffe School in Chadderton enjoyed a practical introduction to the world of work, with a day of workshops, hands-on experiments and plenty of...
Date Published 06/11/2023
Students at Hathershaw College have earned an international accreditation this academic year, recognising their impressive work in making their school more environmentally...
Date Published 30/10/2023
With sixth form and college now in full swing, it’s important for young people to make sure that they are also taking the time to relax as well as study.
Date Published 25/10/2023
The latest crop of talented University Campus Oldham (UCO) students have celebrated their achievements at an uplifting graduation ceremony.
Date Published 24/10/2023
Estate agent Ryder and Dutton has donated £250 to St Hugh’s C of E Primary School in Oldham to enable a pupil to attend a residential school trip to Robinwood Activity Centre in...
Date Published 23/10/2023
E-ACT The Oldham Academy North (TOAN) in Oldham have renamed their theatre in honour of student, 16-year-old Alisha Goup, who tragically died in a hit and run incident in...
Children from Class 2 at the Spring Brook Lower school in Oldham hosted their own art exhibition in a bid to showcase the work they have created this half-term.
Date Published 19/10/2023
Lucky students at E-ACT Royton and Crompton Academy (part of E-ACT, a family of 28 academies) were treated to a performance by local musician and singer Imogen-Paige.
Muse, the nationwide placemaker, has partnered with Oldham College to provide T-Level students with a wide range of experiences and career paths within the property industry.
Date Published 18/10/2023
A Chadderton primary school cook has retired after more than three decades of dedicated service.
Are you struggling for ideas regarding what to do with the children this half term?
Date Published 16/10/2023
E-ACT The Oldham Academy North (TOAN, part of E-ACT, a family of 28 academies) welcomed members of Eton Connect to the academy to discuss supporting student aspiration and...
Date Published 13/10/2023
Inspirational Deputy Head Steve Hill from St Joseph’s Primary School in Shaw has been shortlisted for the Teacher of the Year prize at the prestigious Educate Awards.
Date Published 12/10/2023
Tens of thousands of schoolchildren across Greater Manchester were ‘persistently absent’ from school during the 2022/23 school year, the Local Democracy Reporting Service (LDRS)...
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