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Stuart Smith, an apprentice at Hopwood Hall College, has won the most prestigious student award in the UK for plastering, Student of the Year, at the Plasterers’ Company Training Awards 2018.
Date Published 17/12/2018
An Oldham primary school has been named and shamed on a list of the worst performing schools in the whole of England.
Date Published 14/12/2018
Sinhote Co, an ESOL student at Hopwood Hall College, has been wowing fellow students and friends with his models and animatronics made completely from recycled materials.
Date Published 13/12/2018
Rochdale Training has celebrated the success of its apprentices at its 49th awards celebration.
Date Published 11/12/2018
Hopwood Hall College has launched a new range of free adult courses to provide new opportunities for local residents.
Date Published 03/12/2018
Hopwood Hall College have entered an official partnership with Rugby League’s Salford Red Devils as part of a talent identity plan for the surrounding communities.
Date Published 30/11/2018
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).
After contacting the ‘Life for a Life’ charity, who specialise in planting trees and creating benches at memorial parks, students from Oldham College certainly made their mark at...
Date Published 22/11/2018
Television's star Professor Brian Cox caused a stir when he went back to his old school in Chadderton for the afternoon.
University students are being targeted by scammers with fake tax refunds in an effort to steal money and personal details, warns HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
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
Multi-national local business Ultimate Products have partnered with Oldham College to offer a life-changing opportunity to local students via the Ultimate Products Academy.
Date Published 16/11/2018
A trailblazing investment into Oldham schools is improving the emotional and mental wellbeing of children and young people.
A specially staged production of the National Theatre’s award-winning play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, will be seen by Blessed John Henry Newman College in...
Date Published 13/11/2018
Spanish exchange students from IES Manuel Gutierrez Aragón in Torrelavega, Spain, spent a week with counterparts from Oldham Sixth Form College recently.
Date Published 09/11/2018
The Mayor of Greater Manchester will speak at Hopwood Hall College's “Shape the Future of Skills in Rochdale” conference on Thursday, November 22, alongside Rochdale MP, Tony...
Date Published 08/11/2018
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
Oldham Council’s annual Big Brush campaign is back, encouraging as many children to brush their teeth as often as possible and to get everyone into that toothbrushing habit.
Superfit staff from the Oldham College raised a whopping £1,250 for the Annie Kenney Project as they took part in the Rochdale 10K and half marathon event.
Date Published 05/11/2018
Stuart Smith, an apprentice at Hopwood Hall College, made the three-student shortlist for the Plasterers’ Company Training Awards – the biggest awards for plastering in the UK.
Date Published 01/11/2018
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
As part of its UK CSR strategy, new build rental specialists Simple Life Homes has pledged £8,000 to Mills Hill Primary School in Chadderton.
Date Published 29/10/2018
Hugely popular Oldham philanthropist Sir Norman Stoller was back in his home town today (Friday) to receive an Honorary Fellowship from Governors at the Oldham College and...
Date Published 19/10/2018
The Government’s Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Anne Milton was at the Oldham Sixth Form College today (Thursday), meeting with tutors and students and enlightening them with...
Date Published 18/10/2018
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.
Date Published 11/10/2018
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
Students at the University of Manchester have been told clapping and applauding has been banned as they prepare to return to the classroom.
Date Published 03/10/2018
Systems Analyst Griffin Cheng has relocated from Hong Kong to Oldham to set up a technology education business, ComputerXplorers, that inspires children aged three to 13 to...
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...
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...
Date Published 27/09/2018
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...
Forever Strong-Fitness and Performance have entered a partnership with Hopwood Hall College in a bid to boost the prospects of students looking to enter the training and fitness...
Date Published 25/09/2018
The Oldham Evening Chronicle is back - with a special edition!
Date Published 13/09/2018
Saddleworth air cadets have touched down after a space Odyssey that has taken them from Oldham to orbit.
National charity Action on Hearing Loss are warning students of the hidden danger of Freshers’ week.
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.
It’s never too late to return to learning.
Date Published 04/09/2018
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
Oldham's Caleb Martindale has been selected to be part of the Rowing squad at the 2018 School Games – a national multi-sport event for the UK’s most talented school-age athletes.
Date Published 20/08/2018
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
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