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As part of our local partnership work 32 Year 6 pupils from 5 local primary schools have joined us this afternoon for the first of their weekly “Mastering Maths” sessions.6 hours ago
Lovely to welcome some exchange students from Rugao Foreign Language School in Jiangsu Province, China to school today. They are spending the week with us.7 hours ago
Year 8 students enjoyed their session learning about CPR today. Many thanks to GM Fire and Rescue Service.7 hours ago
Busy day in the Juniors yesterday. Revolution Radio were in school to record the Juniors choir. Will be aired next week.3 days ago
Juniors children enjoyed dressing up and taking part in the fun run yesterday to raise funds for Children in Need. Lots of Pudsey ears on display.3 days ago
Was good to welcome @JimfromOldham to school yesterday morning for a special assembly to mark the end of Parliament week.3 days ago
RT @ohgspolitics: Last couple of days for Parliament week at OHGS. Today and tomorrow we are showing the film Suffragette with free popcorn…4 days ago
Good to see lots of parents and grandparents at our Drop Everything and Read event at Infants this afternoon. Some guest appearances from SMT readers as well!4 days ago
Details of our bursaries and sixth form scholarship scheme will be available at the Open Evening tomorrow.5 days ago
All welcome at our Sixth Form Open Evening tomorrow. Will be a good opportunity to meet the sixth form team and discuss subject choices with staff.5 days ago
Hulme trailed 2-0 with four minutes to go, scored twice to draw level and then won 3-2 after extra time!5 days ago
Fabulous win for the U15 footballers tonight in the last 32 of the ESFA cup against Clitheroe Grammar School.5 days ago
RT @PeerMentorsOHGS: Full house this morning for our Anti-Bullying Week Assembly 👍🏼 @ABAonline #AntiBullyingWeek #AllDifferentAllEqual ht…5 days ago
Well done to the Juniors boys swimmers who ran MGS close tonight in their gala.6 days ago
Was quiet in school today with pupils taking part in a sponsored silence fundraising for Oldham’s Annie Kenney statue.6 days ago
RT @PeerMentorsOHGS: It's Anti Bullying Week and we are doing lots to celebrate being "All Different, All Equal!" #AntiBullyingWeek #Anti6 days ago
RT @OHGSPrep: The Junior staff team really enjoyed the Sponsored Silence yesterday raising money for the #AnnieKenneyStatue. Y3 Hazel wor…6 days ago
Hulme pupils have voted 62% to 38% in favour of votes at 16 in our school referendum to mark Parliament week. Thank you to Mr Leng for organising it.6 days ago
Congratulations to our U16 netball team who made it through the Greater Manchester nationals qualifying today. Now progress to North West round.1 week ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Year 4 are loving their trip to the Book Fair @centenarylib #welovereading https://t.co/c0BbCGVJ6T1 week ago
Very good to meet with our impressive Infants and Juniors school council members today, and hear their views about the school.2 weeks ago
Thoroughly enjoyed this morning’s music lesson with Year 6. Couldn’t resist joining in with learning the ukulele!2 weeks ago
RT @ohgspolitics: Sponsored silence next week to raise money for the Annie Kenney statue appeal. Those taking part will wear one of these s…2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations to our U14 netballers who finished 3rd in their group in the National Schools Comp today. Also, thanks to…2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSPrep: XCountry results- Y5/6 boys 1st, Y3/4 boys 1st, Y5/6 girls 3rd, Y3/4 girls 4th. Oscar 1st. Hulme Boys 1st. 1st overall! Great…2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations to our four individual Oldham Schools Cross Country champions from yesterday. https://t.co/thSHTpjbEi2 weeks ago
Tomorrow is the Bags2School clothing collection. Bags to be dropped outside senior school before 9am please.2 weeks ago
Some exciting events organised for Hulme’s Parliament Week beginning next Monday...2 weeks ago
Two wins in a week for the U15 football team. They are now into the last 32 of the ESFA Cup with a win against Bridgewater this week.2 weeks ago
Good wins for the 1stXI, U15s and U12s this morning. U12s still unbeaten.2 weeks ago
Year 2 enjoyed creating Rangoli lotus flower patterns on the playground this week whilst learning about Diwali in RS.2 weeks ago
Looking forward to welcoming inspirational former pupil David Nott of @NottFoundation as our guest of honour at Speech Night next Tuesday.2 weeks ago
It’s that time of year... Evita chorus auditions on Monday. #youththeatre2 weeks ago
Pupils thoroughly enjoyed meeting Lord Greaves today and learning about his work in The House of Lords.2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Junior choir sounding great on the 1st sing through of Christmas songs. All part of Mr Murray's 'Heavenly plan'! Lovely. http…2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSMusic: First Carol Service rehearsal with choir was a complete blast today! Hulme’s Countdown To Christmas has begun! #ding #dong3 weeks ago
RT @OHGS_family: Remember - it's Bags2School day tomorrow at Hulme. Collection points at Kindergarten, Hulme Court and Main School at 9am.…3 weeks ago
RT @OHGS_family: Need tickets for our HFA Lucy Cobb fashion show next Fri 10 Nov? You can pay and reserve via Parent Pay or by sending us…3 weeks ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Proud of all of our Xcountry runners 2day. Lovely to see you run. Thank you to all parents & grandparents that came. Enjoy yo…1 month ago
RT @DramaOHGS: Hulme Drama alumni Ruth Vassallo successfully auditioned for the RSC Shakespeare for Schools project in November. #proud #ta1 month ago
I hope all pupils, staff and parents have a restful and enjoyable half term break.1 month ago
Fantastic result by our swimmers this week, with victory in the QEGS Blackburn Hexangular gala. First win in this event since 1992!1 month ago
RT @OHGSTextiles: Many thanks to @manchesterfire @oldhamfireteam informative and enjoyable visit with pupils @OHGS1 #restartaheart2017 #blu1 month ago
Two excellent wins in the Independent Schools Cup for the netballers. U19's beat Queen Ethelburga's 85-5 and U13's beat Man High 41-7.1 month ago
Excellent 3-0 win for the U16 footballers tonight in the ISFA Cup v Oswestry.1 month ago
Lovely Harvest Festival today in the Main Hall with the Juniors and Rev Andrewes. New Juniors choir sounded good with Harvest Samba!1 month ago
Excellent Biennial Inspection of the CCF contingent today. Well done to all Cadets who were on parade. Inspecting Officer very impressed.1 month ago
RT @PeerMentorsOHGS: Great session today, starting writing our blurbs for Anti-bullying week based on @ABAonline theme of "All different, a…1 month ago
RT @ohgspolitics: Shhhhhh... sponsored silence for Parliament week? #UKPW171 month ago
Well done to the U12s who continued their 100% record with a 5-3 win v Stretford GS tonight in the ESFA Cup.1 month ago
Good wins for the U15 and U13 football teams this morning v Westholme School.1 month ago
Year 4 thoroughly enjoying their residential. Follow @OHGSPrep for regular updates and pictures.1 month ago
Juniors choir sounded fantastic today practising for the Harvest festival next week.2 months ago
Well done to the U15 netballers who won their England Independent Schools Cup match v The Grange School yesterday.2 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Hulme house won the year 8 inter house cross country this afternoon. https://t.co/Vqdfh1oSrS2 months ago
RT @ohgspolitics: Parliament week at Hulme on 13th November - We will be holding a Mock referendum. The topic is being decided by our Polit…2 months ago
RT @ohgspolitics: Politics and current affairs club met today at lunch today. Thinking of what to do for Parliament week. #UKPW172 months ago
RT @DramaOHGS: Splendid performance of 'Ashgirl' by the Drama Squad & their tech team tonight! Well done! #talentgalore #HulmeDrama https:/…2 months ago
RT @DramaOHGS: Break a Leg to Year 13s for their performance of 'Ashgirl' tomorrow night!2 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Great afternoon of sport. Swimming gala. English schools cross country. Two ESFA cup matches which saw the U13's win on pen…2 months ago
RT @OHGSMusic: Well, look what’s just been delivered... Auditions for PRINCIPALS on Wednesday 11th after school. Chorus after half-term. #s2 months ago
U15s in another thrilling second half comeback: 5-1 down at halftime before drawing 5-5.2 months ago
Good set of football fixtures v Bolton School this morning. U12s now with 4 wins out of 4 after a 6-3 victory.2 months ago
If you missed this weekend's Open Events contact admissions@ohgs.co.uk to arrange a visit to see the school at work.2 months ago
Prospective Year 7 pupils can register for the entrance examination by contacting admissions@ohgs.co.uk2 months ago
Another good morning at the Open Day. Once again our guides did us proud.2 months ago
RT @OHGSLangs: Delighted to welcome our new Spanish assistant Gonzalo to school for the open events. Looking forward to working with him fr…2 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Good luck to the four boys trialling for ISFA tomorrow.2 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Year 7 football 100% record in September. Also a narrow defeat for the seconds and an entertaining draw for the 15s.2 months ago
Congratulations to the Infants pupils elected to the new school council today. I look forward to hearing your views on your school.2 months ago
Well done to Kirsten, Meadow, Daisy and Lottie who represented the school well at the ESSA school relay championships tonight.2 months ago
Open events continue tomorrow at 9.30am. All sections of the school will be open from Nursery to sixth form. All welcome.2 months ago
Fantastic to welcome so many visitors to school tonight. Lots of excellent departmental displays / activities. Well done to all our guides.2 months ago
Well done to Oliver who won the Oldham Schools Year 3/4 cross-country race today.2 months ago
RT @PeerMentorsOHGS: Great Open Evening at OHGS tonight! Some fantastic results achieved on Peer Mentor Quiz too! #ohgs #openevening20172 months ago
RT @DramaOHGS: Fantastic rehearsal workshop of 'Ashgirl' by Year 13s tonight. (Ably assisted by former Drama students🎭) #talentgalore #kne2 months ago
RT @OHGSMusic: Special thanks to Y7 senior school music debutantes Faye, Nicole, Thara & Alex. Girls, once I’ve tweeted this I will stand &…2 months ago
RT @OHGSMusic: So proud of all our young musicians who played in the hall tonight at our Open Evening. 90 minutes of solid live music!! #oh2 months ago
RT @OHGSTextiles: Fantastic 'speed designing' by DT: Fashion & Textiles visitors at this evening's open event @OHGS1 #talented #Fashionte2 months ago
RT @ohgspolitics: Hulme is taking part in Parliament week 2017 this year. Look here for further details #UKPW172 months ago
Prospective pupils will receive an individual guided tour from some of our current pupils.2 months ago
Come and hear about our excellent exam results, fabulous range of extra-curricular activities and the special Hulme family atmosphere.2 months ago
Looking forward to welcoming lots of guests to the school tomorrow evening and on Saturday morning to our Open Events.2 months ago
Hulme scored 119-1 with Xander and Jack getting the runs. Blue Coat fell 44 short: Xander and Will with two wickets apiece.2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Y5s have now finished their empathy pumps. They can't wait to take them home & wear them. See some on display @centenarylib o…2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Our Year 5 entries are now on their way to the #wonder Kindness Gap Competition! #choosekind https://t.co/XVqCCRpaX22 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We've been doing lots of e-safety in Computer Science. Y6 have been thinking about how easily stories get distorted on social…2 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations to last years year 9 cricket team winning the Oldham schools cup for the third year running. https://t.co/…2 months ago
Congratulations to the U14 cricket team who won the Oldham Schools Cup today, in a final against Blue Coat held over from last term.2 months ago
Year 7 really enjoyed their Biology trip today to Chester Zoo.2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Our new school council will be announced on Tuesday 10th October. Good luck everyone! #schoolcouncil #studentvoice https://t.…2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: The year 3 girls have been enjoying learning how to play hockey. They have shown great skills already. https://t.co/5Ddbyj0cRt2 months ago
Good to see new parents and pupils enjoying the Hulme Family Association events at Cheeky Chimps (Nursery) & Jump Depot (Yr 7) this morning.2 months ago
U15s recovered from 3-0 down at half-time to win 4-3! U12s won a brilliant see-sawing game 6-5 with a stunning winner 5 minutes from time.2 months ago
Good performances from the school teams yesterday in matches v St. Bede's College. Excellent wins for U12s (their third in a row) & U15s.2 months ago
Miss Turner thrilled to have won @NicolaWhite28 's hockey stick in the raffle at the Oldham Sports Awards. #OSA2017 https://t.co/WoB4zvc5J22 months ago
Governors are again offering academic scholarships for entry to Year 7 in September 2018. More details at our Open Events.2 months ago
Hulme Open Events next Friday evening and Saturday morning. Looking forward to welcoming lots of guests to school.2 months ago
Hulme alumni David Nott of @NottFoundation is our Speech Night speaker. Truly inspirational; David is the world's foremost war surgeon.2 months ago
Good luck to current pupil Oscar - nominated in the Sports Achiever category. #OSA20172 months ago

Mr Craig JD Mairs | Principal

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We feel it is a great life lesson to take part in healthy competition. We encourage our pupils to do their best not just for themselves, but also for their fellow housemates.

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2017 GCSE & ALevel results


GCSE overall
pass rate


achieved A* grades the
highest level in five years


A Level pass rate for
the first time in five years


achieved A* level - the highest
the school has ever achieved