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Evita is fast approaching! Please contact admin@ohgs.co.uk to order your tickets. There will be crying if you miss it!2 hours 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.2 hours 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...13 hours 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…3 weeks 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…3 weeks 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.3 weeks 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…3 weeks 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.3 weeks 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!3 weeks 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.3 weeks 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.uk3 weeks ago
Looking forward to the annual HFA quiz tomorrow night in the Main Hall. Questions by Dr Beagon @OHGSClassics3 weeks 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.3 weeks 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…3 weeks 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…4 weeks 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.4 weeks 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.4 weeks 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!4 weeks ago
Looking forward to welcoming a strong cohort of applicants for next year’s Year 7 to school for their entrance interviews next week.4 weeks 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.4 weeks ago
Upper Juniors staff and pupils looking forward to moving back into the refurbished Estcourt building on Monday. The building has been transformed!4 weeks 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.4 weeks 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…4 weeks 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…1 month ago
Fantastic 2-0 win for the U15 footballers yesterday against William Robertson Academy in the quarter final of the ESFA Cup.1 month ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We welcomed governors- Mrs Richards (retired Head of Kindergarten), Mr Sutcliffe and Dr Chauhan to the Juniors today. They ob…1 month 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…1 month 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.1 month 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.1 month ago
Here are some social media highlights from the school in December. https://t.co/VHnlvM0zPG1 month ago
Excellent win in the Oldham Schools' Cup for the 1stXI on Friday. They defeated Blue Coat School 2-1.1 month 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
Nursery & Infants Open Morning this Saturday (6th) 10-11am. Come and explore our Winter Wonderland. Let us know you are attending by emailing admissions@ohgs.co.uk2 months ago
It’s not too late to register for the Year 7 Entrance Examination on 17th January. Contact admissions@ohgs.co.uk for registration and details of our scholarship and bursary schemes.2 months ago
Happy New Year! Looking forward to welcoming staff and pupils back tomorrow. Remember it’s a Week A (and a Wednesday)!2 months ago
@OHGSPrep Mrs Knott. We’re not jealous any more... it’s snowing in Oldham!2 months ago
Congratulations to former pupil Jessica Fullalove @Fullalove_ who has won the 100m Backstroke at the Swim England National Winter Championships.2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Starting ski lesson 1 for the beginners. #OHGSPrepSkiTrip2017 https://t.co/KoBtbldp962 months ago
Best wishes to our Juniors pupils and staff who have departed on their ski trip today. Have fun!2 months ago
I would like to wish all pupils, staff, parents and friends of the school a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.2 months ago
Very good to see so many of last year’s Year 13 last night to receive their A Level certificates at our Presentation Evening. It will be great to see you all at future alumni events.2 months ago
Juniors Christmas Concert tonight was brilliant. The playing and singing were superb. Very well done to all our pupils, staff @OHGSPrep and @OHGSMusic2 months ago
Year 13 Drama students produced an excellent performance of Ashgirl for their assessed piece tonight. Well done to the whole team @DramaOHGS3 months ago
School carol service at St. Ann’s Manchester was lovely tonight. Very well done to @OHGSMusic, the choir and the readers. Great to be joined by so many alumni.3 months ago
Looking forward to our next Christmas musical events. Our Carol Service at St. Ann’s Manchester on Sunday and the Juniors Concert on Tuesday night.3 months ago
Very well done to all the Nursery & Infants children and the staff... The Christmas concert was fabulous this morning!3 months ago
Year 9 netballers also enjoyed success this week with a 20-9 win against Saddleworth.3 months ago
Last night’s Winter Concert was fabulous. Many congratulations to all of the performers and to @OHGSMusic. The range and quality of the performances were stunning.3 months ago
Busy day for school music. Lots of pupils taking ABRSM exams; Infants practising for their concert in the Main Hall; Winter Concert at 7pm tonight.3 months ago
Another good week for our netballers. The U15s defeated Ashville College in the England Independent Schools Cup. U12s and U13s recorded good wins v Crompton House.3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Our swimmers enjoyed the AJIS swimming gala today. Congrats to: Harrison B on winning the U10 ind. medley; Emma G on winning…3 months ago
RT @OHGSClassics: Hulme mock trial team with their prizes. https://t.co/4rbT85MDJy3 months ago
All welcome at our Winter Concert 7pm on Thursday in the Main Hall. The choir, brass band, woodwind group and various soloists will be performing.3 months ago
To all of you who threw sponges at the Christmas Fair I will not forget!3 months ago
Excellent HFA Christmas Fair today. Many thanks to the team of parents, staff and pupils who made it happen. Well done @OHGSMusic the choir and band sounded great.3 months ago
Very well done to the Mock Trial team who won their group and were third overall today. Congratulations to Maddie who won the Best Witness Award.3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Lovely to see so many Juniors families visiting the Christmas Fair today. Musical performances from @OHGSMusic were excellent…3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Congratulations to Oscar! He has been competing in the English Individual Biathlon in Birmingham today and has come 7th overa…3 months ago
Just a bit worried about the numbers of staff yesterday asking what time I’ll be in the stocks for “Sponge the teacher”!3 months ago
HFA Christmas Fair at school this afternoon with Christmas weather, cafe, school choir singing and lots of stalls. All are welcome. May even be a visit from Father Christmas!3 months ago
Was fantastic to welcome @ProfBrianCox back to his old school yesterday. He was filming for ABC’s Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery Series which takes celebrities back to their roots.3 months ago
New U12 team completed a very good week for our netballers yesterday with a 20-7 win against Blue Coat School.3 months ago
Good win for the U14 footballers yesterday: 4-0 v Anthony Gell School Derbyshire in the ESFA Cup.3 months ago
RT @ohgspolitics: Wow! Added the Junior amount to the Senior school amount for the Annie Kenney statue appeal. We have raised over £2000! W…3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: If you haven't yet sent in your Jingle Jangle Jar or donations for the HFA Christmas Fair, please do so tomorrow! Hope to see…3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: FYI- Oldham Schools' Cross Country has been cancelled this Saturday. The park needs to dry out following this week's rain. ☔3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Year 5 & 6 have really enjoyed art sessions with artist Isobel Pickup over the last 2 days. They're working on 2 special art…3 months ago
Well done to the U19 netball team who beat Loughborough High School 51-31 today in the England Independent Schools Cup.3 months ago
Well done to the Juniors boys who have won their swimming gala v Bury GS tonight, winning 13 of the 19 races.3 months ago
RT @OHGS_family: Bring your littles ones to see Santa Claus and his elves at our Christmas Fair! They can make sure he knows what’s on thei…3 months ago
RT @OHGS_family: The OHGS Christmas Fair is for Main School students and families too! Christmas Cafe, Soak the Teacher, chocolate tombola…3 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Well done to the year 8 boys. Oldham schools volleyball champions. https://t.co/aDus7CCwb83 months ago
U13 netballers also had a good day yesterday with victory over The Grange in the England Independent Schools Cup. Hulme now into the quarter final.3 months ago
U12 footballers back to winning ways with a dramatic 5-4 win after extra time in the ESFA Cup yesterday in Rotherham.3 months ago
RT @ohgspolitics: It was great to have OYC at Hulme today. A lot of interest from our students to be the next generation of OY Councillors.…3 months ago
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.3 months 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.3 months ago
Year 8 students enjoyed their session learning about CPR today. Many thanks to GM Fire and Rescue Service.3 months ago
Busy day in the Juniors yesterday. Revolution Radio were in school to record the Juniors choir. Will be aired next week.3 months 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 months ago
Was good to welcome @JimfromOldham to school yesterday morning for a special assembly to mark the end of Parliament week.3 months ago
RT @ohgspolitics: Last couple of days for Parliament week at OHGS. Today and tomorrow we are showing the film Suffragette with free popcorn…3 months 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!3 months ago
Details of our bursaries and sixth form scholarship scheme will be available at the Open Evening tomorrow.3 months 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.3 months ago
Hulme trailed 2-0 with four minutes to go, scored twice to draw level and then won 3-2 after extra time!3 months ago
Fabulous win for the U15 footballers tonight in the last 32 of the ESFA cup against Clitheroe Grammar School.3 months ago
RT @PeerMentorsOHGS: Full house this morning for our Anti-Bullying Week Assembly 👍🏼 @ABAonline #AntiBullyingWeek #AllDifferentAllEqual ht…3 months ago
Well done to the Juniors boys swimmers who ran MGS close tonight in their gala.3 months ago
Was quiet in school today with pupils taking part in a sponsored silence fundraising for Oldham’s Annie Kenney statue.3 months ago
RT @PeerMentorsOHGS: It's Anti Bullying Week and we are doing lots to celebrate being "All Different, All Equal!" #AntiBullyingWeek #Anti3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: The Junior staff team really enjoyed the Sponsored Silence yesterday raising money for the #AnnieKenneyStatue. Y3 Hazel wor…3 months 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.3 months ago
Congratulations to our U16 netball team who made it through the Greater Manchester nationals qualifying today. Now progress to North West round.4 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Year 4 are loving their trip to the Book Fair @centenarylib #welovereading https://t.co/c0BbCGVJ6T4 months ago
Very good to meet with our impressive Infants and Juniors school council members today, and hear their views about the school.4 months ago
Thoroughly enjoyed this morning’s music lesson with Year 6. Couldn’t resist joining in with learning the ukulele!4 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