Oldham Hulme Grammar School
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Evita was superb tonight! A fantastic team effort both on and back stage. Well done to our talented pupils and staff. #youththeatre13 hours ago
Very well done to the U15 football team who capped their superb season by winning the Oldham Schools’ Cup at their fourth attempt, with an excellent 2-0 win against a strong Blue Coat team.13 hours ago
RT @DramaOHGS: Splendid opening night for ‘Evita’ #youththeatre #talentgalore #sheerjoy https://t.co/r8DZOexPmo1 day ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Well done to our boys on winning the swimming gala this afternoon 189-163 against Manchester Grammar. Super swimming boys! #p2 days ago
Hulme alumnus David Nott @NottFoundation features on the front page of The Daily Telegraph today.2 days ago
Best wishes to the cast and crew of Evita tonight as they begin their four performances. #youththeatre2 days ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Tree planting for years 3&4 tomorrow afternoon in the school grounds. Please send children with wellies or walking boots and…3 days ago
Many congratulations to our U12 netball team who won the Greater Manchester School Games today with 7 wins and a draw. #GMSchoolGames3 days ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: GM School Games Netball Champions #GMSchoolGames https://t.co/2FSetTffVE3 days ago
Monday 19th March. School open today.4 days ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Congratulations to Oscar on coming 6th in the country at the GB Schools' Biathlon Finals this weekend. What a fantastic achie…5 days ago
RT @OHGSMusic: IMPORTANT EVITA NOTICE- PLEASE RETWEET! Due to adverse weather today’s rehearsal now postponed until 4pm. We’ll be monitorin…5 days ago
Superb effort from our sports teams today: Juniors cross-country runners, footballers and netballers. You will have taken everyone’s mind off the rugby!6 days ago
Hulme just miss out on a place in the national semifinal with a 11-9 defeat in their last group game. Fantastic effort from our girls - we are all proud of you.6 days ago
Hulme have drawn their penultimate group game 8-8. Need a win in their last group match to make the semifinal.6 days ago
U16s back on track with a 16-7 win. Two group games to go.6 days ago
Congratulations to Oscar in Year 6 on his victory in the Oldham Juniors cross country run in difficult conditions this morning.6 days ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Our runners did amazingly well @oldhamssp X-Country this morning. 3/4 boys 2nd overall, 3/4 girls 4th overall, 5/6 girls didn…6 days ago
U16s have lost their first game 12-11 v Wycombe High following wins v King’s Worcester, Canford, Repton and Southend High. Teeside High, Woodhouse Grove, Streatham & Clapham High still to come.6 days ago
Very good set of results for the away football teams today. U12s beat Queen Ethelburga’s 4-2 and then The Grange 2-0. U15s beat The Grange 6-0 and the 2nd XI drew 3-3. Home games were cancelled due to the tropical conditions in Oldham!6 days ago
Hulme have won their fourth game 11-5 in horrendous conditions.6 days ago
3/3 for Hulme’s U16s at the national snowball... sorry netball championships.6 days ago
Best wishes to the cast and crew of Evita for their dress rehearsal weekend. #youththeatre6 days ago
U16s have made a good start to their national finals day winning their first two games 8-7 and 7-4. Keep going girls!6 days ago
Very best of luck to the U16 netball team competing in the national finals today. Do they use orange netballs in snow?!6 days ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Unfortunately due to the poor weather conditions we have had to call the home football matches off. Please spread the word.6 days ago
The tiered seating has arrived for Evita today - no going back now! If you haven’t got your tickets yet please contact admin@ohgs.co.uk. Performance dates are 21st-24th inclusive.1 week ago
Enjoyed taking my turn as quizmaster for the lunchtime quiz league today. Good to see so many pupils in Years 7-9 taking part.1 week ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations to our Y7 netballers who were narrowly beaten in the semi-final of the U12 County Tournament today. You di…1 week ago
Well done to the Year 7 netballers who reached the semifinals of the County competition today at Stockport GS.1 week ago
RT @OHGSClassics: Well done to our Y8 quiz-team, Adam, Ronak, Frankie and Jonathan. Group winners in Junior Schools Challenge (3/3) and nar…1 week ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We're looking forward to PSHE day tomorrow and our Junior School Music Festival on Thursday. What a busy week! - Parents wil…1 week ago
@OHGSMusic’s first instrumental petting zoo was a great success this afternoon. Over 50 pupils and parents came to try a new instrument.1 week ago
Very well done to the U12 netball team who won the Oldham Schools Rally today to add to their Oldham Schools League title. Congratulations to Bella Smart who was player of the rally.1 week ago
Congratulations to Lara Procter of Year 6 who was a Bronze Award winner in the bonus round of the Primary Mathematics challenge.1 week ago
Was a pleasure to present “Rookie Lifeguards” certificates to our Upper Juniors in assembly this morning. They have been learning key lifesaving skills in PSHE lessons.1 week ago
Good luck to the school show team who are beginning weekend rehearsals tomorrow in preparation for Evita.2 weeks ago
Proud of our U15s who battled back from 4-0 to 4-3 in their English Schools Cup semi-final today in Newcastle. They eventually lost 5-3. Match was refereed by Premiership referee, Michael Oliver.2 weeks ago
Nursery & Infants pupils all dressed up for World Book Day celebrations this morning. Staff have entered into the spirit of the day too!2 weeks ago
Proud of all 8 of our pupils standing in the Oldham Youth Council elections. They gave passionate speeches in assembly this morning.2 weeks ago
Wonderful music festival concert in the Main Hall last night. Many congratulations to all of the performers and @OHGSMusic. The range and quality were stunning.2 weeks ago
Very best of luck to our U15 footballers playing their English Schools Cup semi-final in Newcastle this morning.2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations to the U19 netball squad who came runners up in their County Tournament today. Also a big thank you to Katy…2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Our Superstar Y8 netball team were fantastic at the Oldham Schools Rally, they secured 3rd place in a tough competition. We…2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: AJIS Plate Winners🏅🏅 We were victorious against Stockport Grammar, Queens Chester and Kings Macclesfield in the round robin…2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSPrep: It's also the Senior School Music Concert at 7pm in the main hall tonight. The winners of their recent Music festival will be…2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSMusic: Got to say, though, @OHGSPrep Junior Choir was magnificent! Lovely comments from the adjudicator! #theresalwaysnextyear2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSMusic: Senior School Music Festival on THURSDAY, yes, THURSDAY at 7pm! Come and hear our fabulous young artists!2 weeks ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Congratulations to the girls on winning the swimming gala v Stockport Grammar. Score was 166-100. Super swimming girls! Well…3 weeks ago
RT @OHGSHistPol: Oldham Youth Council election will be taking place this week. We have 8 candidates putting themselves forward3 weeks ago
OHGS will be open tomorrow (Monday). Take care on your journeys to school.3 weeks ago
Looking better for school on Monday. As a precaution we will not be attending the UKMT Maths Junior Challenge. We realise some may have a slower journey than usual to school.3 weeks ago
More pictures from school today. Good to see Spring is here! https://t.co/LpH4Tlz3Qh3 weeks ago
Well done to our groundstaff who have been working tirelessly today to try to ensure we get into school on Monday. Thank you: Richard, Jon, Gary & Colin. https://t.co/NERsXSCSC63 weeks ago
OHGS this morning! https://t.co/9jaTPRUqtU3 weeks ago
Due to the continuing adverse weather conditions school will be closed again tomorrow (Friday 2nd March).This is not a decision we take lightly but the safety of staff and pupils is our top priority. Our groundstaff are working hard to make the site safe for Monday.3 weeks ago
Nursery & Infants parents please note that we will be postponing our World Book Day celebrations until next week. The costumes will be used then! Mrs Shaw will email some details.3 weeks ago
Due to the adverse weather the deadline for accepting places for Year 7 for September 2018 has been extended to Tuesday 6th March. For any enquiries please contact the Admissions Manager, Angela Fenton, by email on admissions@ohgs.co.uk.3 weeks ago
Staff have been asked to set work for pupils on the Google classroom today.3 weeks ago
Thursday 1st March. School is closed to both pupils and staff today due to adverse weather and dangerous conditions around school. Again I apologise to parents and pupils for the inconvenience.3 weeks ago
Due to adverse weather conditions school will be closed to pupils today. We are aware that conditions are already poor in Saddleworth and there is heavy snow forecast for much of the day. I apologise for the inconvenience to parents.3 weeks ago
Both the Duke of Edinburgh Award Presentation Evening and the CCF Recruitment Evening scheduled for tonight have been postponed. The DofE event is now 18th April and the CCF event is 6th March.3 weeks ago
School is open today. We realise it may be a slow start for some due to the weather.3 weeks ago
RT @OHGSPrep: 5 Elm have enjoyed cushions, healthy snacks and a session devoted to the children reading their superb 500 words stories to e…4 weeks ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Congratulations to the boys on an impressive win in the swimming gala against Westholme School 150-114! 🏊‍♂️🏊‍♂️🏊‍♂️4 weeks ago
Evita is fast approaching! Please contact admin@ohgs.co.uk to order your tickets. There will be crying if you miss it!4 weeks ago
Good to see so many prospective pupils and parents on Thursday evening at our Offer Holders event. They heard about the range of exciting opportunities the school has to offer beyond the formal curriculum.4 weeks ago
Hulme alumni Prof Damian Hughes @LiquidThinker has been working with the Scottish rugby team on developing a winning mindset. Definitely worth some retrospective house points today! Have the week off when the Scots play Ireland Damian...4 weeks ago
RT @ohgspolitics: Staff @ohgs created a special display explaining who they think are the 100 most influential women to mark 100 years of w…1 month ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Well, that was exciting! It could not have been closer. The boys have won the Boys v Girls swimming gala and canon for the se…2 months ago
Well done to @OHGSMusic and all of the entrants in the Senior School Music Festival today. There was a fabulous range of music and many excellent performances.2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We're looking forward to our annual Boys v Girls Junior swimming gala tomorrow at 4pm. Last year the boys were victorious for…2 months ago
Congratulations to Bella Smart of Yr. 7 who followed up her 800m gold medal at the GM Indoor Athletics Championships this week, with being the first Oldham runner home at the GM cross-country race this morning.2 months ago
Good to see so many parents, sixth formers, alumni, staff and former colleagues at the HFA quiz. Staff team delighted to come away with the Beagon Shield!2 months ago
Very well done to the Hulme Family Association @OHGS_family on a superb Quiz Night last night. Was very well attended and a good atmosphere. Many thanks to quizmaster Dr. Beagon @OHGSClassics.2 months ago
Rehearsals for Evita sounding very impressive. Tickets will be going on sale soon! Parents whose business would like an advert in the programme should contact s.green@ohgs.co.uk2 months ago
Looking forward to the annual HFA quiz tomorrow night in the Main Hall. Questions by Dr Beagon @OHGSClassics2 months ago
Lovely to be able to interview so many articulate and engaging prospective Year 7 pupils over the last four days. Well done to those interviewed.2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Year 6 have another fun day ahead tomorrow. Tree planting at Snide Clough with @CityofTreesMcr -don't forget they need to com…2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Looking forward to taking year 6 to @mediamuseum in Bradford on Monday. Remember to aim to be at school for 8:30am, return ti…2 months ago
Football fixtures v Liverpool College this morning. Good win (3-2) for the U15s and draws for the 1stXI (thanks to a last minute equaliser) and the U14s.2 months ago
The U16s defeated Helsby High School in the semis to ensure national finals qualification, and then beat St. Monica’s High School 10-6 to win the NW Championship.2 months ago
Many congratulations to the U16 netball team who have just become North West Champions this afternoon. They will represent Hulme in another national finals day later this term!2 months ago
Looking forward to welcoming a strong cohort of applicants for next year’s Year 7 to school for their entrance interviews next week.2 months ago
The U12 football team’s exciting run to the quarter final of the English Schools’ Cup came to an end this week with defeat to a strong Wolverhampton GS team.2 months ago
Upper Juniors staff and pupils looking forward to moving back into the refurbished Estcourt building on Monday. The building has been transformed!2 months ago
Was good to welcome The Mayor of Oldham to school yesterday to join pupils for the moving tree planting ceremony to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Well done to our year 5 netballers on 2 great games last night. Our A team drew 8-8, our B team won 4-0 against Bolton. Well…2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We've launched our latest residential trip this afternoon- Amsterdam -Easter 2019. It's going to be a fantastic trip. If you…2 months ago
Fantastic 2-0 win for the U15 footballers yesterday against William Robertson Academy in the quarter final of the ESFA Cup.2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We welcomed governors- Mrs Richards (retired Head of Kindergarten), Mr Sutcliffe and Dr Chauhan to the Juniors today. They ob…2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: At the moment the year 4 Castleshaw trip is still taking place today. Please just bring the children to school wearing their…2 months ago
If any candidates are unable to make it this morning for the Entrance Examination due to the weather please contact admin@ohgs.co.uk to make alternative arrangements to sit the test.2 months ago
Year 7 Entrance Examination is proceeding as planned today. Please don’t worry if you are a little late due to the weather - you will not be disadvantaged. Very best of luck to all taking the exam. Keep calm and do your best.2 months ago
Here are some social media highlights from the school in December. https://t.co/VHnlvM0zPG2 months ago
Excellent win in the Oldham Schools' Cup for the 1stXI on Friday. They defeated Blue Coat School 2-1.2 months ago
Rehearsals for this year’s show Evita now in full swing. #youththeatre.2 months ago
Another good win in the ESFA Cup for our footballers. The U12s won 5-3 in Southport today to progress to the last 16 of the competition.2 months ago
Congratulations to former pupil Jessica Fullalove @Fullalove_ who has been selected in the England swimming squad for this year’s Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast.2 months ago
Excellent win in the ESFA Cup for the U15 footballers on Friday. They defeated St. Anne’s Academy Rochdale 2-1 and now progress to the quarter-finals of this national competition.2 months ago

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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