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Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health week will return in 2021, taking place between February 1-7.
Date Published 11/01/2021
Oldham Hulme Grammar Schools' Head Boy Charlie Chadwick is gearing up for his next major challenge later this year.
Date Published 15/01/2021
With redundancies rising, Manchester-based Transition to Teach has been working with employers throughout England that have staff at risk of redundancy, including npower.
Locally-based charity Oldham Parent Carer Forum has been awarded a grant to supply families in the town with HP Chromebooks to assist children and young people with additional...
Date Published 08/01/2021
Oldham’s Mayor Cllr Ginny Alexander has sent 90th birthday wishes to former teacher John Street.
Date Published 06/01/2021
Young people in Oldham and Tameside are being offered a unique training opportunity in 2021 - to join Bangdrum’s Vale Sounds initiative and gain valuable music industry
Date Published 04/01/2021
A Saddleworth primary school which claimed top nationwide recognition is closed today (Monday), except for key workers and vulnerable children.
The principal of Oldham College, Alun Francis, has been made an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year 2021 Honours List.
Date Published 30/12/2020
Students and staff from Saddleworth School gave a little treat to residents of Riverside House by making and delivering Christmas party boxes filled with turkey sandwiches,...
Date Published 25/12/2020
Budding artist Kieran Palmer has won Ashton and Failsworth MP Angela Rayner’s annual Christmas card competition.
Date Published 24/12/2020
Warm-hearted Oldham Academy North students have been doing their bit for the local community in the form of launching a social enterprise initiative of collecting for a local...
Date Published 21/12/2020
Essential teaching time is being lost across Oldham, with attendance rates at just 71% for high schools.
Date Published 17/12/2020
Kabir Ahmed from Oldham, who teaches at the Derby High School in Bury, won the Subject Leadership Award for his outstanding contribution at the 20th Design and Technology...
Date Published 16/12/2020
Schoolchildren in need of additional educational support following lockdown will benefit from a donation by housebuilder Redrow towards new IT equipment.
A new secondary school, previously located in temporary accommodation on Middleton Road, has opened its doors to its permanent home on Roxbury Avenue in Lees just in time for...
Date Published 11/12/2020
OHGS International are delighted to formally cement their partnership with the Khalil Gibran Schools in Morocco with a Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony to be hosted by...
Date Published 30/11/2020
Staff at a tiny village school are being hailed as “unsung pandemic heroes” after achieving a top slot in a prestigious national primary school “league table.”
An inspirational Oldham College student who has battled serious illness has been shortlisted for a top national accolade.
Date Published 25/11/2020
When you’re talented; determined to achieve success, and have an overwhelmingly supportive network of friends, family and teachers, you’re bound to do great things!
Date Published 20/11/2020
Hundreds of students in Oldham, from two schools, have received their own instrument for free in order to take part in a new music programme spear headed by Sir Andrew Lloyd...
Date Published 18/11/2020
Alexandra Park, along with the rest of the UK, paused at 11 o clock for a two minutes silence to remember those who have given their lives during conflicts.
Date Published 12/11/2020
“There have been many changes over the years” Zoe Dust a dedicated and committed staff member has worked at an Oldham primary school for 41 years, and during her time has worked...
Date Published 11/11/2020
On Wednesday, November 25, toddlers, children and young people throughout Oldham are encouraged to put down their pens and take part in No Pens Day Wednesday; a national speaking...
Date Published 24/10/2020
Northern Roots has teamed with Oldham Libraries and local businesses Remedian, Oldham Community Leisure, and Ultimate Products to launch the first ever Northern Roots Creative...
Date Published 21/10/2020
Oldham's Kate Woodward has been honoured with a Silver Award in the Outstanding New Teacher of the Year category for her outstanding commitment to changing the lives of the...
Date Published 19/10/2020
Oldham College is vowing “our best is yet to come” after being pipped to the post for the coveted ‘FE College of the Year’ award.
New analysis by LGA Labour reveals that more than 9,000 children in Oldham face half term with increased lockdown restrictions, yet without free school meals.
Date Published 14/10/2020
Police and transport operators have joined forces to stage a series of engagement events aimed at reminding students and young people of the vital importance of travelling safely...
Oldham Sixth Form College Year 12 student Lily Gethings is braving the shave on October 23 to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
Date Published 12/10/2020
The deadline for entries for this year's schools design a road safety banner competition has been extended until October 18 to give children aged four to 11 longer to get
Date Published 11/10/2020
A ‘powerful’ project which has been providing teachers and schoolchildren with the tools to support their mental health has proved even more important throughout the coronavirus...
Date Published 09/10/2020
As part of an exciting new initiative, innovative charity City of Trees have pledged to supply free trees as well as organising a ‘how to plant’ day with school pupils throughout...
Date Published 25/09/2020
Knowsley Junior School in Oldham has been selected for a prestigious new Champion Heritage School Award by Historic England in recognition of its commitment and excellence in...
Date Published 24/09/2020
Three primary and two secondary schools in Oldham are set to distribute an iPad to each student and staff later this year.
Date Published 21/09/2020
Despite current restrictions, Gallery Oldham, Oldham Local Studies and Archives and other partners are continuing with the annual Oldham Histories Festival.
Date Published 13/09/2020
Oldham-based SDA Systems has donated and installed innovative self-cleaning touch pads at local school, Littlemoor Primary.
Date Published 11/09/2020
The Education Policy Institute’s 2020 Annual report on the state of education in England recently found that the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers in...
Date Published 09/09/2020
Saddleworth School’s new headteacher said he is ‘excited’ to return after three years away from the school as he thanked staff and pupils for working so hard to make the site...
In 2016, research published in The Lancet showed that if parents were supported to change their communication and interaction style with their autistic children, they could...
Date Published 05/09/2020
An angry mum has hit out at Oldham Council education chiefs now she is facing a court appearance for taking her two children on what she saw as an educational trip to Germany...
Date Published 02/09/2020
Schools across England are reopening today (Tuesday), but the pandemic means that it will be very different for returning pupils.
Date Published 01/09/2020
The government has issued advice to families and teachers ahead of all children going back to school in a few weeks.
Date Published 24/08/2020
Results have risen nationally at GCSE, and Blue Coat is no exception. 89% of all students achieved a grade 9-4 in English and Maths and 38% of all grades awarded were between...
Date Published 20/08/2020
For thousands of students across Oldham the day they had been waiting for has finally dawned although this year things are a bit different.
National exams regular Ofqual has announced a change to its policy whereby all A-levels in England will now be graded according to predicted grades.
Date Published 18/08/2020
Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is advising parents and pupils to plan ahead for how they will travel to school in September and to cycle, walk or scoot to school where...
Date Published 16/08/2020
Oldham Sixth Form College's A level and Applied General results were very strong, as usual, when they were revealed yesterday.
Date Published 14/08/2020
There may have been no exams this year, but Blue Coat School students still had plenty to celebrate.
The students at Crompton House School celebrated another excellent set of grades in their A level results.
The Principal of Oldham Hulme Grammar School says this year's A level results are an impressive set of grades, despite this year being "a year unlike any other"
Date Published 13/08/2020
Andy Burnham has admitted it would be ‘difficult to resist’ calls to close pubs if it meant Greater Manchester’s schools could reopen safely.
Date Published 12/08/2020
A much-loved baby and toddler group is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to take it over.
Date Published 28/07/2020
Two Greater Manchester charities are running Covid-19 compliant school holiday clubs for school children and families aimed at providing some of the social interaction, wellbeing...
Date Published 27/07/2020
Our borough has been proudly promoted at the zenith of Africa by an Oldham-based mountaineer who has just conquered Kilimanjaro.
Date Published 24/07/2020
The Rotary Club of Oldham has announced the winners of the 2020 Oldham Student of the Year Awards.
Date Published 22/07/2020
University Campus Oldham (UCO) is celebrating its best-ever set of results that rank it in the top ten per cent nationally – and the best locally – for student satisfaction.
Work has begun to clear the site for the new £27million Saddleworth School at Diggle.
Date Published 20/07/2020
Today (July 15) Blue Coat staff, pupils and parents should be celebrating the founding of the school by Thomas Henshaw.
Date Published 15/07/2020
Alexandra Park has been just one of the Oldham schools whose work during lockdown was recognised through the School Games Virtual Award 2019/2020.
The Mahdlo Youth Zone will be reopening its doors for the first time since lockdown on Monday (July 13).
Date Published 10/07/2020
A bumper crop of citizen poet-performers will be the stars of this year’s National Poetry Day, after four months of lockdown prompted the public to seek out and share poems on an...
Date Published 09/07/2020
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