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Time to register for the senior school Entrance Examination on Wednesday 15th January. Contact admissions@ohgs.co.uk for details.2 days ago
Lovely to welcome prospective Nursery children to our Open Morning on Saturday. If you missed the event and would like a personal tour during a school day, please contact admissions@ohgs.co.uk who would be happy to arrange.2 days ago
It was a pleasure to welcome our civic guests to Speech Night on Thursday. Many thanks to: the Deputy Lord Lieutenant, the Deputy Mayor of Oldham and her consort, the Mayors of Rochdale and Tameside and Oldham’s Youth Mayor. ⁦@OldhamCouncil⁩ https://t.co/EU0hafVDtV2 days ago
Well done to our @OHGSPrep pupils who ran in the cross-country races at Chadderton Park on Saturday morning.2 days ago
Was good to see so many parents and guests at our annual Speech Night at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on Thursday evening. Many thanks to alumna Sandra Cox of @KPMG for her inspirational speech which urged pupils to find their: voice, purpose and balance.2 days ago
Was delighted on Friday afternoon to be invited into Year 11s RS lesson by Mr Gumpert to see their stunning projects as part of their work on Islam. The work was fantastic! @OhgsRS2 days ago
Many congratulations to Amber Siddiq of Year 10 who recently won the Classical Sequence Cateogry at the IDTA Nationwide Classical and Modern Sequence Finals at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. Amber was also 2nd in the Modern Sequence Category.3 days ago
Looking forward to our Nursery and Infants Open Morning tomorrow from 10-12 noon. All welcome. Further details can be obtained from admissions@ohgs.co.uk4 days ago
Looking forward to Speech Night tomorrow evening at the Queen Elizabeth Hall to celebrate the achievements of the past year. Our guest speaker is an alumna Sandra Cox of @KPMG6 days ago
Really proud that our recent ISI inspectors recognised our focus on the individual at OHGS. “Pupils are courteous and welcoming and, within a diverse community, each individual enjoys a special status and is cherished, and difference is embraced”.7 days ago
Delighted with our ISI inspection report from last term which has now been published on our website. We achieved double excellent. This is a testament to our fantastic pupils and the dedication of the staff team.1 week ago
Was good to have a representative from @MindCharity (Oldham, Tameside and Glossop) this morning as one of our charities of the year to talk to us in assembly. Thank you to Mrs Howarth for organising.1 week ago
Lovely Nursery and Infants Harvest Festival this morning. Great to be back at St. Thomas’ Werneth. Thank you to all of the pupils who took part, the parents / grandparents that attended and Rev Andrewes. “Big red combine harvester” was a hit!4 weeks ago
Looking forward to welcoming Year 11 students to our Sixth Form Open Evening tonight at 6pm. Come along to meet students and staff and hear why we believe OHGS is the ideal place to study for your A Levels.4 weeks ago
Was good to present the new Juniors School Council with their badges at the end of this morning’s Harvest Festival. I look forward to working with you and hearing your ideas about how to improve the school.4 weeks ago
Lovely Juniors Harvest assembly in the Main Hall this morning. Thank you to parents and pupils who made a donation to ⁦@LifeshareUK⁩. Lovely singing, violins and thank you Rev Andrewes for your address. https://t.co/jBGD6rDK4b4 weeks ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We're looking forward to our Harvest Festival tomorrow at 9am. Please remember to send donations for @LifeshareUK and @Oldham4 weeks ago
Year 7 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to Chester Zoo yesterday organised by the Biology department. They were learning about the adaptation and classification of animals.1 month ago
Very well done to Emily Hilton of Year 10 who became National Junior Gymnastics Champion at the weekend. Emily finished 1st on beam, 1st on vault and 3rd on the bars to claim the national title. Many congratulations!1 month ago
Many congratulations to Tom Green of Year 10 who recently won a bronze medal in the U17 British Fencing Championships.1 month ago
Well done to our Juniors footballers who have been taking part in the @Prep4Sport competition at @StGeorgesPark this weekend.1 month ago
Very well done to the sixth form who organised a very successful Coffee Morning in support of @macmillancancer today. They have raised £420.1 month ago
Many thanks to the alumni who came into school on Wednesday to talk to groups of our Year 11-13s about various careers from Law to Physiotherapy for the first of our Careers Days. We are planning to run a series of such events for our students.1 month ago
Key Stage 1 and 2 children enjoyed their “Staying Safe” assemblies this week. Many thanks to the @NSPCC for delivering them.1 month ago
Unfortunately due to the weather the U14 and U15 netball tournaments scheduled for tomorrow at Altrincham have been cancelled.2 months ago
Prospective parents will be able to learn about our extensive bursary and scholarships schemes at our Open Evening this Friday.2 months ago
Looking forward to welcoming lots of prospective pupils and their parents to our Senior School Open Evening this Friday from 4-7pm. Each family will receive an individual guided tour and be able to meet staff and pupils.2 months ago
Well done to the U13 netball team who defeated Bradford Grammar School in the first round of the ISNC this week.2 months ago
The 1stXI football team enjoyed hosting Eton yesterday in the first round of the Independent Schools’ Cup. The team battled bravely in difficult conditions against very strong opposition.2 months ago
Very good to see so many Juniors pupils enjoying running in the first Oldham Schools’ cross-country race of the year. I suspect the weather will not always be so good for the other races!2 months ago
Very well done to the Juniors football team who won their AJIS first stage tournament yesterday. Congratulations to all who took part.2 months ago
Very good to see lots of old boys (2 teams worth) to play the 1stXI on Bigside this morning. Fitness levels variable!2 months ago
Well done to the football teams this morning with fine wins for the U12s (their first for Hulme), U14s and U15s against Westholme School. The 1st XI drew 1-1 with an Old Boys’ team.2 months ago
Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed their day as Anglo-Saxons today at Tatton Park.2 months ago
New Year 7s enjoyed their team building day today. Many thanks @mahdloyz2 months ago
First house assemblies of the year this morning as Assheton begin their defence of the Needham trophy!2 months ago
Also a good start for our netballers this year... the U14s defeated AKS Lytham in the first round of the Sisters in Sport Competition on Tuesday.2 months ago
Good win for the 2ndXI football team 3-2 at Shrewsbury this week.2 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations to our year 8 cricketers who won the Oldham schools cup this afternoon to add to the Lancashire plate they…2 months ago
Football season got off to a good start yesterday. Well done to all the teams representing school for the first time this year. There was 1 win (U15s), 1 draw (U13s) and two defeats.2 months ago
Very good to see the Main Hall busy for the extra-curricular fair on Friday. Lots of Year 7s signing up to try new things.2 months ago
Congratulations to alumnus @Rob_hicks81 who has been appointed to referee the rugby league Challenge Cup Final at Wembley this Saturday between St Helens and Warrington Wolves.3 months ago
Many congratulations to our Year 11 pupils on matching last year's record breaking results. 98% pass rate, 55% Grades 9-7 and 33% Grades 9-8. We are proud of all your efforts and look forward to you starting your A Level courses. @HMC_Org3 months ago
We believe in supporting all of our students to fulfil their potential. There are many success stories away from the very top headlines of students who have given their very best, been well taught by their staff and are now off to their chosen universities. Well done Year 13!3 months ago
Some more details on Hulme’s excellent results. Top performer was Bradley with 4A* grades. Megan gained 3A*s and Eleanor & Lydia 2A*s & 1 A. Another 7 Hulme students achieved 1 A* & 2 As. 33% of the cohort achieved at least 2x A grades and 22% at least 3x A grades.3 months ago
Many congratulations to our Year 13 students on their excellent A Level results. Over a third of all results at A*/A and 61% A*-B. A third of the cohort achieved at least 2 A grades. We are proud of you... best wishes for University! @HMC_Org3 months ago
Congratulations to Assheton House who won the Needham Trophy today for the first time in many years. Mr Chesterton is delighted!4 months ago
I wish all pupils, staff and parents of the school a fantastic summer holiday!4 months ago
Well done to all of the pupils and staff who took part in our Bake Off competition yesterday. Congratulations to runners up Valerie and Sara and our winner Kamran. Many thanks to @nutsfood for judging and Mrs Howarth for organising.4 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations to our under 12s cricket team who won the Lancashire plate final today. Tomorrow they will attempt to compl…4 months ago
Best wishes to the pupils and staff who have had an early start today for their Battlefields trip. I am sure you will have a fantastic time. @OHGSHistPol4 months ago
Year 7 pupils had a fantastic time in Bavaria and Austria with visits to Salzburg, Vienna and the Eagle's Nest. Many thanks to the staff who organised the trip.4 months ago
Many thanks @OHGS_family for organising the Juniors disco in the Sports Hall tonight. The children clearly had a fantastic time!4 months ago
Nursery and Infants children were fantastic in the Early Years and Key Stage 1 concerts today. Thank you to all of the staff and @OHGSMusic for all your efforts. Good to see so many parents / grandparents there.4 months ago
Tonight's performance from our Juniors children was simply stunning! Can't believe the talent we have (actually I can!) Very well done to all of the children and many thanks @OHGSPrep and @OHGSMusic4 months ago
Excellent charity cricket match with a Hulme team comprised of staff, pupils and alumni playing a @WernethCCnews XI in support of @maggiesoldham. Great fun with Hulme falling just 5 short of Werneth’s total. @OhgsPrincipal’s fielding left much to be desired!5 months ago
Best wishes to the pupils and staff who went on the Bavaria / Austria trip this morning. Lots of fantastic activities and visits planned. 🇩🇪 🇦🇹5 months ago
Fantastic day for the athletics team at the Oldham Schools’ Track Championships. I’ve counted: 9 Gold, 4 Silver and 4 Bronze medals... but I may have got that wrong! Well done to all who represented the school. All the details are @OHGSSPORT15 months ago
More netball success for Hulme pupils yesterday... this time our Juniors team representing Oldham in the Greater Manchester School Games. The team were runners up. Well done!5 months ago
Year 10 assessed Drama pieces went well last night in the Girls' Hall. Some powerful studio theatre performances. Well done @DramaOHGS and enjoy the trip to London today.5 months ago
Summer Music concert was excellent last night. Many thanks to @OHGSMusic and to all of the performers. Special mention to our 'retiring' Year 13 musicians. Thank you for all you have done.5 months ago
Juniors Sports afternoon today was lovely. Great to see the pupils enjoying taking part in such a range of events. Thank you @OHGSSPORT1 and alumna @KerryAlmond of Manchester Thunder for presenting the prizes.5 months ago
RT @GoldsmithsCo: .@OhgsPrincipal's community engagement programme provides mathematics tuition to students at their local primary schools…5 months ago
Well done to our Computer science students who were 2nd at the @HackManchester event today.5 months ago
Very proud of our students presenting on our Mastering Maths Club at the national final of the Goldsmiths' Award for Community Engagement. https://t.co/tG5xTu9Jif5 months ago
U13 netballers won 6 out of 7 games in their group at the World Schools Cup at Loughborough. Unfortunately finished in a three way tie at the top of the group and have narrowly missed out on the semifinals on goal difference! They should be proud of their efforts.5 months ago
Very best of luck to our students presenting at the first ever finals of the @GoldsmithsCo Community Engagement Awards. We are presenting on our Mastering Maths Club. #TheGoldsmithsCompany #GoldsmithsCharity #CommunityAwards195 months ago
RT @h_j_dobson: @OhgsPrincipal Good luck today at the Goldsmiths Hall Community Engagement Awards from everyone in Coach E - a brilliant in…5 months ago
Fantastic day for the U13s at the World Schools Netball Cup. They have won all five of their games and sit top of their group.5 months ago
4 wins out of 4 for the U13s at the World Schools Netball Cup win a victory against Millfield. Well done girls.5 months ago
U13 netballers have all three games so far in their group at the World Schools Cup at Loughborough this morning.5 months ago
Many thanks to @OHGS_family for the new picnic benches at Hulme Court. They look great.5 months ago
Well done to all of the pupils who took part in the Senior School Sports Day this evening. Lots of excellent competition. Many thanks to @OHGSSPORT1 and all of the staff. Congratulations to Assheton House on their victory.5 months ago
Proud to have hosted ‘The Great Science Share’ today: 6 schools, 55 pupils all enjoying experiencing different science activities in our hall. Another good example of our local partnership work. @HMC_Org5 months ago
Well done to our Juniors athletes on their medal successes at the AJIS championships today.5 months ago
Well done to Assheton on winning the House Drama Competition today. Mr Chesterton will have been thrilled! Thanks to @DramaOHGS for organising.5 months ago
Year 5 enjoyed their senior school taster day today. DofE tents seemed to be a favourite! Thank you to the staff and parent helpers.5 months ago
All welcome at Senior School Sports Day on Bigside on Wednesday afternoon. Hopefully the weather will be better than that endured by our athletes at the Oldham Schools field events competition this afternoon!5 months ago
Was lovely to meet lots of alumni in London last week for the reunion. Watch out for our next alumni event which will be an Alumni Open Day in September. Families will be welcome.5 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Good luck to the U11 Relay team currently travelling to Ponds Forge Sheffield to compete in the ESSA National Finals...Go H…5 months ago
Lovely Nursery & Infants Sports Festival in progress with 10 different stations ranging from foam javelin to football penalties and everything in between! Parents and grandparents enjoying watching the children taking part.5 months ago
Very well done to our Key Stage 1 children on their successful swimming gala this week. I am sure Year 2 will have had a brilliant time on their annual Castleshaw adventure!5 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Super news! Our entries for the AJIS Art competition “Whatever the Weather” have won the Year 3 section. It was the first tim…6 months ago
Lovely Art exhibition this afternoon of exam students' work. Well done to all who contributed. On my way over I caught Year 6 rehearsing for their summer play in the playground... complete with 'Boo/Hiss' and 'Hooray' placards! Looked like they were having fun!6 months ago
Very best of luck to Year 13 as they begin their study leave today. Thank you for all you have given to the school. Now go secure those university offers!6 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations girls. Oldham Schools Rounders Final, what a game!! Drew 6-6 v Higher Failsworth Primary and continued to a…6 months ago
Congratulations to all of our students who were nominated in their categories for Rotary Student of the Year. Well done to Ava on her special recognition award.6 months ago
Good luck to all of Year 11 as you begin your study leave this afternoon. Now keep calm and do your revision!6 months ago
Well done to our Nursery and Infants Children on their excellent Dance Show this morning.6 months ago
Well done to our Year 2 choir and Infants school councillors for singing so well at Greenfield Tesco this week.6 months ago
Very best of luck from your old school to @annamoorhouse13 who will be playing for @westhamwomen in the @SSEWomensFACup final at Wembley today live on @BBCSport.6 months ago
Very good win for our Year 7 cricketers in their first match for the school today. A 10 wicket victory v QEGS.6 months ago
Well done to our Year 11 and 13 Drama students on their very impressive assessed pieces this week. @DramaOHGS6 months ago
RT @DramaOHGS: Incredibly proud of my Y13 students who performed an extract of @jimcartwrightUK ‘Two’ for a visiting examiner tonight. Pra…6 months ago
Many thanks to @AndyBurnhamGM for visiting school this week and talking to our pupils about his career and his role as GM Mayor. We really appreciated his honesty and thoughtful answers to the pupils’ questions. https://t.co/Ooo8txkfVP7 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: The culmination of a long season. The football awards all ready for this morning's presentation.7 months ago
Hope the DofE groups have now dried out, having coped admirably with some of the worst conditions we can remember! Well done to the pupils, parent helpers and staff.7 months ago
Well done to our athletes on their performances at the HMC Northern Athletics championships at Gateshead last week. There were silvers for: Ava, Helena and Olivia. Lewis won gold in 110m hurdles and Layomi gold in the 400m.7 months ago
DofE updated ETAs at school. Bronze coach: 4.30pm; Silver coach: 5.00pm; Silver / Gold coach: 6-6.15pm.7 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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2019 GCSE & A Level results

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GCSE overall
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55%

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A level A* - B