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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
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
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.
Date Published 14/05/2018
A popular village school has been given a ringing endorsement by Ofsted.
Date Published 04/05/2018
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.
Date Published 01/05/2018
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...
An influential group of Saddleworth and Lees Liberal Democrat councillors and candidates have reacted with disappointment to the news of further delays to building a new...
Date Published 27/04/2018
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
Two of Oldham's brightest students were recognised for their considerable school year efforts at the 18th annual Student of the Year awards.
Date Published 16/04/2018
Two Oldham teens have each secured four offers, the most possible via the UK university admissions process, to study for a degree in Medicine this September.
More than 2,000 youngsters from across the town took part in the 34th annual staging of the Oldham Primary School Choral Speaking Festival, which was again held at the Coliseum...
Date Published 03/04/2018
Dr Mary Bousted - Joint General Secretary of the National Education Union - visited North Chadderton School.
Date Published 29/03/2018
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham was joined by Elaine Wyllie, founder of the Daily Mile, to celebrate Greater Manchester’s commitment to becoming the world’s first Daily...
Date Published 28/03/2018
More than 2,000 school pupils from across Greater Manchester gathered at the Regional Athletics Arena for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Greater Manchester’s Winter School...
Date Published 23/03/2018
An action-packed primary school staff football tournament took place to mark the official re-opening of the all-weather pitches at Greenhill Academy on Harmony Street, Oldham.
Oldham’s primary school pupils were given the chance to find out about the world of work from leading local businesses, thanks to an event organised by MPLOY Solutions and Oldham...
Date Published 20/03/2018
Schools in Chadderton have been kitted out with potentially life-saving defibrillators.
Date Published 15/03/2018
Ann Heslin is doing her bit for her son Padraig's school - Kingfisher in Chadderton - by shaving off her hair!
Youngsters across the town will be hard at work this week practising for the 34th Oldham Primary School Choral Speaking Festival, which this year will be held at the Coliseum...
Date Published 13/03/2018
Newman College drama students delivered a memorable production of 'Little Shop of Horrors'.
Date Published 08/03/2018
The Oldham Academy North has achieved not only the highest Progress 8 score in Oldham, but the fifth best score in Greater Manchester in the 2016-17 academic year.
Date Published 07/03/2018
Oldham Gotta Dance, the Oldham Schools’ Dance competition, is back for a second year with 22 local schools set to compete for the coveted title of champions.
Date Published 06/03/2018
The Holy Trinity C of E primary school in Dobcross has been providing a high standard of education for local children since 1958.
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