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Congratulations to former Hulme pupil @Mark_Flash_Flan who has announced his retirement at the end of this season. hours ago
Pleased to see new sports clubs on offer next week: Girls’ football on Monday and Handball Club for Year 7 on Thursday lunchtime.2 days ago
Although we cannot all meet in the Main Hall for a whole school assembly there is no escape! Here is this morning's Senior School Assembly. days ago
Very good to see our pupils and staff adapting well to the “new normal”. On Friday I briefly attended a Year 11 lesson, but was soon called away. When I got back to my office I was able to rejoin via Google. Also on the Google meet was a student at home who was self-isolating!7 days ago
Congratulations to our newly appointed school councillors in @OHGSNandI. I am looking forward to hearing your ideas.7 days ago
First victory of the season 3-0 against the cones. days ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Over 80 boys at training this morning. That's nearly 30% of the boys in the senior school. With everything that is going on…7 days ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: It was really nice to have so many pupils in school for our first socially distanced football training morning. Year 7 had…2 weeks ago
I’ve already had lunch so will pass on the mud pies. weeks ago
Congratulations to Eva in Year 10 who has been awarded the Principal Horn in the National Brass Band of Great Britain and also won the Betty Anderson Tenor Horn Award. Fantastic achievements.2 weeks ago
Pupils have adapted very well to the new measures we have in place and seem relieved to be back in school. Thank you to all our support staff who have helped with all the logistics.2 weeks ago
Well done everyone on the first week back. It was great to see you all and to go a whole week without anyone saying “You’re on mute!”3 weeks ago
It was lovely to welcome Nursery & Infants, Juniors, Years 7 &12 back this morning. Our new Year 7 (all 104 of them) coped very well with their first day in senior school. Looking forward to seeing everyone else tomorrow.3 weeks ago
Looking forward to welcoming you all back next week. I know it might feel a bit strange but there is much to look forward to. We can do this! weeks ago
Congratulations to recent alumna, and now Cambridge graduate, Helen Schofield who has been awarded a @Salters_Inst Graduate Award. Approximately 5 of these are awarded each year to Chemical Engineering graduates nationwide.1 month ago
Congratulations to Xander of Year 13 and Lucas of Year 10. Glad they've been able to get some cricket in this summer! @OHGSSPORT1 month ago
We wish all of our Year 13 students every success as they move on to university. They have secured an excellent ranges of places including: 3 who are going to Cambridge and 7 who are taking up places on courses in medicine, dentistry or veterinary science.1 month ago
Our students in Years 11 and 13 have endured a very anxious time this summer in waiting for their results and with the subsequently controversy. We are now delighted with the superb results they have been awarded which are just reward for all their hard work.1 month ago
I hope all our pupils and staff have had a good summer break. We are very much looking forward to welcoming them all back next week. Extensive planing and preparation has gone into our safety measures.1 month ago
Many congratulations to Lucy Bowden of Year 13 who has been named Oldham Rotary Club’s Student of the Year!2 months ago
I now wish the whole OHGS community a relaxing summer break. Your efforts over the last term have been superb. We will be ready for September.3 months ago
Many thanks to all of our parents for all your support this term, especially with #distancelearning.3 months ago
Congratulations to the pupils and staff for all their efforts over the last term. When our inspectors said in September we were “double excellent” I thought I could not be more proud of them; I was wrong!3 months ago
@fashfutures Please don’t encourage him.3 months ago
Final day of term! Still time to complete some of the online activities before the live assembly at 11am. As is traditional, Mr. Marshall will be dismissing year groups one at a time at the end so behaviour better be good.3 months ago
Activities week to finish the term. Lots of exciting activities for pupils to choose from such as: Escape rooms, Japanese, creative challenges and virtual visits. Final assembly of the academic year is live at 11am on Wednesday.3 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Sock er shoot out today. Two very English penalty takers. Shades of Chrissy Waddle there from Hurst Junior. Although to be…3 months ago
RT @OHGSMusic: Yesterday's #NameThatTune ukulele chord challenge was indeed 'All That Jazz' from Chicago. Here's today's offering. This son…3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: What a privilege it was to meet author @NizRite in Tuesday's assembly. Well done Ibraheem on being a great interviewer too! H…3 months ago
Even I can get this one! months ago
Good Morning. Welcome to Week 12 of #DistanceLearning. Here is today's assembly. months ago
Again... I’m not sure “poorly played and clumsily” are words I’d use to describe this! months ago
Congratulations Anna! months ago
Excellent effort again from Mr Hurst. months ago
Virtual Juniors Sports Day was a great success. Less convinced by the commentating however! Well done to all of the pupils and @OHGSSPORT1 and @OHGSPrep.3 months ago
Has been lovely to see Year 12 on Monday and Tuesday this week and Year 10 have now started to return. Looking forward to welcoming Reception pupils back this morning.3 months ago
Good Morning. Welcome to Week 11 of #DistanceLearning. Here is today's assembly. months ago
Many congratulations Holly and Olivia. Superb effort! months ago
Keep going Holly! months ago
Was pleased to have Year 6 back in school last week. Looking forward to seeing Year 12 on Monday.3 months ago
Clammy and overcast with the threat of rain at any minute. It won’t sunrise you to learn that this evening was supppsed to be Sports Day @OHGSSPORT1.3 months ago
It was good to welcome back some Nursery and Year 1 pupils this morning. Looking forward to seeing some Year 6 pupils tomorrow morning.3 months ago
Week 10 of #distancelearning. Here is this morning's Senior School Assembly. months ago
Congratulations to Year 11 on completing your A Level bridging courses today. I hope you have enjoyed them. You have worked extremely hard and have earned your break. See you in Year 12 in September.4 months ago
Nearly at the end of Week 9 of #distancelearning. I know it’s wet outside but please don’t wear your outdoor coats at your desks!4 months ago
Very good effort again by Mr Hurst. I hope he’s certain that the Year 12 has actually done all this as well! months ago
Looks like it’s going to very exciting. months ago
Lockdown supplies clearly running low in the Hurst household. months ago
At last! By popular demand Mr Hurst’s glass / cans recycling bin features in one of his lockdown videos. @root66 would be impressed. months ago
Well done Holly! months ago
Welcome to Week 9 of #distancelearning. Here is today's Senior School Assembly. months ago
Sorry Mr Hurst. Whilst this is a very sad story the judges can’t accept your account of your run without the evidence. months ago
Have been wondering why we have gone back to traditional Hulme cricket weather and have just worked it out: today is Whit Friday. Please do follow the lights system as it is chip day.4 months ago
Mr Hurst: Does sitting up on a chair count? months ago
These look fantastic. months ago
@OHGSMusic What’s the next level up from “not quite as dreadful” as I think you have under-marked this? months ago
You can do wonders with video editing these days! months ago
I hope everyone had a good half-term break. Here is today's Senior school assembly. months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Huge congratulations to the 2 winners of our poetry competition - Lois and Maariya. Lois read her poem (Kindness is) 'Life's…4 months ago
Good news. Keep going Freya. We are all thinking of you. months ago
One of the school’s houses is named after Dame Sarah Lees. months ago
Mr Robertson was always an entertainer. months ago
Today has been Thank A Teacher Day. My staff (teaching and non-teaching) have worked incredibly hard over the past 9 weeks to do their best for the young people who attend OHGS. I am very proud of them. Thank you.4 months ago
Just to be clear... today was not a snow day. months ago
Disappointed with @ohgsphysics here. When I clicked on the picture I thought it was going to be a Cadbury’s Flake. months ago
The last batch of our face shields was dropped off today at the school’s local care home. Many thanks again to the staff involved in this effort.4 months ago
Delighted to report that we are nearly at half term and all of our cricket teams have a 100% unbeaten record. This has never happened before. @OHGSSPORT14 months ago
A wheelie good efffort from Mr Hurst today. months ago
One more week until half-term! Keep going everyone. Here is today's assembly. months ago
RT @ohgsphysics: We are investigating static electricity over the next few weeks. There are some great experiments everyone can do at home.…4 months ago
Every time I watch this I worry that Mr Hurst is going to go down those steps into the deep end. months ago
Very well done to all the students who took part in our Virtual VE Day celebrations competition. Looks like Assheton house have come out on top. Mr Chesterton will be delighted.4 months ago
Lovely again to meet lots of deserving students this lunchtime on a google meet. They had been nominated by their staff for excellent lockdown work. Mr Budding is going to need a bigger chocolate cupboard.4 months ago
Another fairground game from Mr Hurst who is clearly missing Blackpool. months ago
Well done @OHGSMusic. I seem to remember @OHGSSPORT1 being filmed running in slow motion to this earlier in the lockdown. months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We've made #IncredibleEdible Art this afternoon. We saw lots of brilliant work. We particularly liked this one by Anna Wagste…5 months ago
Year 13’s last teaching day on their A Levels. Thank you for all you have contributed to the school over many years. Very best of luck for university and beyond. Remember you may leave the school but you will always be our students. Also remember to keep walking on the left!5 months ago
Well I think this solves the mystery of who was panic buying all the loo rolls. Saturday detention I’m afraid. months ago
These are fantastic. Well done to those who took part. months ago
Here is today's senior school assembly. months ago
HAPPY by OHGS staff. If you weren’t worried before about how we are coping with lockdown, you may be after watching this! months ago
Very well done to the pupils and staff on their efforts with #distancelearning. Now please enjoy the Bank Holiday weekend.5 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We've lots of VE Day prep going on today with bunting, model spitfires, window displays & some delicious looking baking. It w…5 months ago
Another excellent idea from Mr Hurst, but this lockdown has really aged him. months ago
Year 11’s last teaching day on their GCSE’s courses. Pleased to report that behaviour has been good (so far) although not paid close attention to their signed shirts. Good luck to all and enjoy your A Level bridging courses.5 months ago
Delighted that yesterday Mr Jones and Mrs Konstantinidou presented on a @GoogleForEdu webinar which went out across Europe on how we are using Google Suite to deliver our #distancelearning.5 months ago
Mr Hurst finding a novel use for school bags which haven’t seen the light of day in 7 weeks. months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We've had some beautiful work done in CS this afternoon. Mosaic Lighthouses made using polyline tool, shapes, fill, outline &…5 months ago
Very well done Leah. months ago
Mr Cotton and Mrs Read have been making more masks for the NHS today. Thank you to both of them. Also many thanks to @PlasticsDirect for supplying the materials.5 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Our Junior School Council have led class assemblies via #Google Meet & Forms this morning to ask classes how they're finding…5 months ago
I’m completely bowled over by Mr Hurst’s offering today! I think he’s got a better chance in this one than in the gymnastics. months ago
I hope you are all keeping active at this time. I've been going for a regular run with my Year 9 daughter. It looks like we are practising social distancing, but I simply can't keep up!5 months ago
Good Morning and welcome to Week 5 of #distancelearning. Here is this morning's assembly. months ago
@OHGSSPORT1 There’s been an appeal to the judges. Final score now confirmed as 11-1 to Mr Hurst’s daughter.5 months ago
Superb effort again from Mr Hurst, but I make this 12-0 to his daughter. months ago
1st May 1895: 48 boys and 29 girls entered the school for the first time on its current site. I am sure they will have walked on the left and observed the 2 metre rule.5 months ago
@seholt_hk Thank you. Please make sure you are in time with the organ in the Main Hall.5 months ago
The school’s history goes back to 1611. However, today our current building is 125 years old. Can I suggest that we all sing Happy Birthday (twice) whilst washing our hands. @HMC_Org5 months ago
Mr Hurst trying to win a massive stuffed toy which he then has to carry round with him for the rest of the day. months ago

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