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Mrs Gillian Pursey is retiring as headteacher of St Hilda’s CE Primary School in December, having served the school for over 35 years.
Date Published 04/12/2018
Oldham Council officials visited Alexandra Park primary school during Road Safety Week.
Date Published 29/11/2018
As a student at the Radclyffe School in Chadderton, he was head boy when the school moved into its new modern building in 2008.
Date Published 28/11/2018
He might have covered hundreds of miles on foot across some of the most remote places on earth, but for one Oldham teacher the awards and recognition show no signs of slowing
Date Published 27/11/2018
Performing one of William Shakespeare’s best-loved plays, in their pyjamas!
Staff, governors and parents at St Matthew’s C of E Primary in Chadderton are celebrating after the school’s quite remarkable turnaround in Ofsted fortunes during the past three...
Date Published 23/11/2018
Pupils were in for a treat when the Mayor of Oldham, Councillor Javid Iqbal, visited Clarksfield Primary School, dressed as Mr T (from the 'A' Team).
Television's star Professor Brian Cox caused a stir when he went back to his old school in Chadderton for the afternoon.
Date Published 22/11/2018
The Year 11 awards presentation evening at Oasis Academy Oldham featured a very special guest who knows a thing or two about staying power!
Date Published 21/11/2018
Pupils from Northmoor Academy received an inspirational visit from Olympic swimmer and Commonwealth Games medallist Jess Lloyd and Great Britain national medallist Rhianna
A trailblazing investment into Oldham schools is improving the emotional and mental wellbeing of children and young people.
Date Published 16/11/2018
Oldham's Youth Mayor, Amber Powell, took time out of her busy schedule to visit pupils at Alexandra Park Junior School.
Date Published 07/11/2018
Intrepid St Joseph's primary school deputy head Steve Hill MBE has been shortlisted for the prestigious Teacher of the Year Award at the Educate Awards ceremony in Liverpool on...
Date Published 31/10/2018
Pupils from Alexandra Park primary enjoyed a visit from Rocket World, who bring visitors from around the world to visit schools around the country.
Date Published 11/10/2018
Key stage one pupils at Werneth Primary school are having a ‘whale of a time’ using their brand new, improved playground facilities after extensive work was completed recently.
Oasis Academy Oldham’s new Principal, Ms Dominique Gobbi, is getting ready for her first Open Evening in charge of the Hollins Road Academy.
Date Published 10/10/2018
The regeneration of an Oldham primary school has moved closer after both the Department for Education (DfE) and Oldham Local Authority approved significant funding applications...
Date Published 05/10/2018
Woodhouses Primary celebrated its 50th birthday with a host of esteemed guests at an afternoon tea party.
Date Published 01/10/2018
Pupils from Littlemoor Primary School in Oldham enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when they attended the first National Prince William Award graduation event, alongside HRH...
A huge and growing range of sporting opportunities, coupled with an involvement in competitive games for many students, has earned the Radclyffe School the highest accolade from...
Date Published 27/09/2018
The future of the Werneth Primary School is unclear after the Bright Tribe Trust revealed this morning (Thursday) that its new Trustees had voted for six more of its schools to be...
The Oldham Foodbank visited Alexandra Park Primary as part of the school's Harvest assemblies.
E-ACT Royton and Crompton Academy, who recently joined the Multi-Academy Trust, E-ACT, are celebrating being named the most improved school in Oldham according to the Progress 8...
The Oldham Evening Chronicle is back - with a special edition!
Date Published 13/09/2018
An academy trust that runs 10 schools in England – including the the Werneth Primary School in Oldham - has promised a new regime of understanding and transparency after it was...
Date Published 11/09/2018
Students and staff at The Radclyffe School in Chadderton will be showing off their outstanding school later this month, welcoming Year 6 pupils and their parents and carers to the...
Date Published 10/09/2018
Staff and pupils at Hollinwood Academy, part of the New Bridge Multi Academy Trust in Oldham, have been celebrating the outcome of their first Ofsted inspection.
Date Published 05/09/2018
Primary school pupils in the Oldham area are being invited to design banners for a competition associated with this year’s Road Safety Week campaign: Bike Smart.
Two Oldham students have been praised after passing their GCSE exams two years early.
Date Published 29/08/2018
As this Thursday's GCSE results day looms large teenagers are poised to finally find out if it was all worth it.
Date Published 21/08/2018
Woodhouses Primary school turns 50 next month - and you're invited to the party!
Date Published 08/08/2018
St Joseph's RC Junior School in Shaw raised a phenomenal £7,000 for their nominated charities during the 2017/18 academic year.
Date Published 27/07/2018
Roundthorn and Coppice Primary Academies (part of Focus Trust), have been awarded “Communication Friendly Status” for both Early Years and Primary.
Date Published 19/07/2018
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.
Dedicated pupil Amy Scull has done herself and her school – Buckstones Primary in Shaw – proud after completing a full seven years with a 100-per-cent attendance record.
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
Teams from New Bridge School and St Paul’s Primary School both sealed Greater Manchester champion titles at the Summer School Games.
Date Published 10/07/2018
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
One of Oldham’s most recognisable and popular landmarks – the clock tower at Werneth Primary School – has been restored to its former glory.
Date Published 29/06/2018
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Crompton House's Year 11 boys’ football team have won the Greater Manchester County Cup.
Date Published 21/05/2018
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