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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
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
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
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
The competition that turns the most vivid scene from a kid’s imagination into a sky-high reality is back and bigger than ever.
Date Published 11/07/2018
Two dance events, organised by Oldham Council’s Sports Development team, are celebrating the talents of dance students across the borough.
Date Published 10/07/2018
Elk Mill hosted schoolchildren from Oldham for an event designed to get them excited about reading in their spare time.
Teams from New Bridge School and St Paul’s Primary School both sealed Greater Manchester champion titles at the Summer School Games.
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
There are still places available in Oldham for young people aged 15-17 to take part in this year’s National Citizen Service (NCS) summer programme.
Date Published 05/07/2018
Oldham athletes will be among more than 2,000 young people will be taking part in the 2018 Greater Manchester Summer School Games competition this Friday (July 6).
Date Published 02/07/2018
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
Hugely influential businessman Paul Walsh, former CEO of drinks giant Diageo and now Chairman of Compass Group, the market leader in contract catering, returned to his roots...
Hulme School’s talented cricket team triumphed in dramatic fashion at the Lancashire County Cup Finals day at Longridge CC.
Date Published 28/06/2018
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
The Oldham College will provide the stage for a special Mentoring Business Event next Monday, July 2.
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.
Hopwood Hall College’s annual ‘End of Year Arts Show’ saw local members of the public pack out the College’s Arts departments to view students’ galleries.
Date Published 22/06/2018
Students at Oldham College have been packing rucksacks with food, clothes and toiletries to send to the 2,500-plus refugees living and sleeping rough in Calais and Brussels for...
A humble bathroom item has taken on a new life in an eye-catching fashion collection, and it has caught the attention of major industry experts.
Date Published 21/06/2018
A small delegation from University College Oldham presented research at the prestigious 20th International Conference on Education in Athens.
Date Published 20/06/2018
The Children and Young People programmes at University Campus Oldham are hosting a Higher Education open evening event.
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
Around 50 Oldham College Hair and Beauty students welcomed representatives from national skin cancer awareness charity Skcin, who launched MASCED in January, 2018.
Date Published 14/06/2018
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.
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