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Well done to all our Masterchef finalists today: the standard was superb. Congratulations to 1st Charlotte (retaining her title), 2nd Charlie and 3rd Zahra. Many thanks also to @nutsfood Andrew Nutter for judging. https://t.co/aiNk3ELwaU45 mins ago
Will be good to see as many family and friends as possible for the Senior School Sports Day on Wednesday evening. The HFA will be running a bar and BBQ.5 hours ago
Year 2 pupils thoroughly enjoyed their Castleshaw residential visit this weekend. Well done to the pupils and staff.5 hours ago
It’s the Masterchef final today: good luck to all pupils taking part. Must remember not to have lunch before going to help ‘judge’!5 hours ago
Well done to the Year 8 pupils who represented the school well at the Salter’s Chemistry Festival. They finished 3/16 from teams across the North West in the ‘University Challenge’.5 hours ago
Lovely Nursery & Infants Sports Festival in the Sports Hall today. Great to see all of the children engaged throughout and showcasing their skills. Thanks to the Year 10 girls who assisted the PE dept so well.4 days ago
Well done to the Juniors chess team who came 6th out of 27 teams at their Prestatyn tournament last weekend.7 days ago
Year 6 thoroughly enjoying their residential visit to Robin Wood. Follow @OHGSPrep for regular updates and pictures.7 days ago
Was lovely to welcome Mrs Maitland and @OldhamMayor to formally open the Estcourt building on Friday. Many thanks to the OHA and the HFA for the playground refurbishment.7 days ago
Congratulations to Meadow Dronsfield: North West regional champion in the 50m Butterfly.3 weeks ago
Congratulations to our students receiving their Gold DofE Awards at Buckingham Palace this afternoon. https://t.co/Jh9fLSpksa4 weeks ago
Well done to the Year 7 & 8 cricket teams who both recorded wins against Bury GS this morning.1 month ago
Year 11 now well into their GCSE exam season. Good luck to them and to Year 13 for whom study leave is approaching.1 month ago
Lots going on today. Nursery & Infants having a Royal Wedding Party at Thornycroft Palace and Year 7 having their Masterchef heat at lunchtime.1 month ago
Congratulations to Max Lowrey of Year 7 who won the Greater Manchester 800m and 1,500m titles last weekend.1 month ago
Senior prefects did the school proud last night on duty at the Oldham Business Awards @OldhamBA at the QEH. Event was hosted by the excellent @rorybremner1 month ago
Lovely to celebrate with the outgoing prefect team at their dinner at school last night. Many thanks to the whole team, led by Anna and Liam, for all their efforts over the year.1 month ago
Well done to the Year 8 pupils who qualified for the Hulme Masterchef final today.1 month ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations Y5/6 Athletes, Silver Medalists at Oldham Schools Quadkids Athletics Event. The medals have been delivered🥈…1 month ago
Good luck to former pupil Anna Moorhouse who is in the Arsenal squad for the Women's FA Cup Final at Wembley today v Chelsea. @SSEWomensFACup @ArsenalWFC @annamoorhouse131 month ago
Well done to all who took part. Mr Marshall and I are still “judging”. https://t.co/Ove9FsRV5q2 months ago
Year 9 Masterchef dishes. Sorry I had lunch in the dining hall now! https://t.co/67kmFmMLmH2 months ago
This lunchtime the Juniors choir are in fine voice preparing for their summer concert, and the food room smells fantastic as the Year 9 Masterchef heat is underway!2 months ago
Lots going on today. Juniors children with an impressive range of accessories for their special Superheroes charity assembly. Then a brilliant dance show from our Nursery & Infants children in the Sports Hall.2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Particular congratulations to Oscar on winning his final @oldhamssp X-Country race for OHGS Juniors. Awesome running Oscar! I…2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: So proud of all of our runners this morning at the @oldhamssp X-Country final A team race of the season. Lots of fantastic pe…2 months ago
Stunning assessed piece drama performance from our Year 13 students last night with their devised work: “The Bees Still Buzz”. Well done to all. #youththeatre @DramaOHGS2 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Our medallists from the northern independent schools athletics championships in Gateshead this afternoon. Well done to all…2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Congratulations to Oscar and our Y6 boys team on winning the Y6 boys #AJISBiathlon today! Well done boys. Current ETA for chi…2 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Exciting news! Matilda (Y5) has got into the finals of the @BBCRadio2 #500words story competition. She will go to Hampton Cou…2 months ago
Lovely alumni dinner in the Main Hall last night. Great to see the Hall full with former pupils young and not so young! Lots of good memories shared. Well done to the OHA dinner committee on a fabulous evening.2 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Lovely Saturday morning up at QEGS Blackburn with the cricket teams. https://t.co/Bha9EkHXXS2 months ago
RT @OHGS_family: Want to get rid of some unwanted clutter or old clothes? It’s Bags2School day at Hulme next Friday 27 April. Collection po…2 months ago
@OHGSHistPol Well done to Mr Leng and his team on another excellent edition of the newsletter, which you can find here. https://t.co/8INSTdpVQz3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We've had a great time planting our @WoodlandTrust #freetrees -we had about 50 volunteers here. Some were quite competitive (…3 months ago
I wish all our pupils, staff and parents a happy Easter holiday.3 months ago
Fantastic Easter service at St. Paul’s Ashton Road yesterday morning. Lovely range of music from our Nursery and Infants children. Thank you to the staff and Rev Pitman.3 months ago
Year 11 students performed superbly in their assessed drama performances this week. Well done to all. @DramaOHGS3 months ago
Looking forward to the Nursery and Infants Easter service tomorrow.3 months ago
The Juniors Music Festival Concert was superb tonight. So much talent on display. Very well done to all of the performers, @OHGSMusic and Mr Murray.3 months ago
The last night of Evita was stunning! Very well done to the whole team. Cast and crew made us all proud. Thank you. #youththeatre3 months ago
Well done to former pupil @annamoorhouse13 on keeping a clean sheet for Arsenal as they beat Charlton 5-0 to reach the FA Cup semifinal.3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Congratulations to Maia in Y5. She's represented school at the National schools' Equestrian Association County Show Jumping q…3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: The children loved doing their mile run for #SportRelief2018 today. The ones wearing Sport Relief deely-boppers particularly…3 months ago
Evita was superb tonight! A fantastic team effort both on and back stage. Well done to our talented pupils and staff. #youththeatre3 months 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.3 months ago
RT @DramaOHGS: Splendid opening night for ‘Evita’ #youththeatre #talentgalore #sheerjoy https://t.co/r8DZOexPmo3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Well done to our boys on winning the swimming gala this afternoon 189-163 against Manchester Grammar. Super swimming boys! #p3 months ago
Hulme alumnus David Nott @NottFoundation features on the front page of The Daily Telegraph today.3 months ago
Best wishes to the cast and crew of Evita tonight as they begin their four performances. #youththeatre3 months 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 months ago
Many congratulations to our U12 netball team who won the Greater Manchester School Games today with 7 wins and a draw. #GMSchoolGames3 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: GM School Games Netball Champions #GMSchoolGames https://t.co/2FSetTffVE3 months ago
Monday 19th March. School open today.3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Congratulations to Oscar on coming 6th in the country at the GB Schools' Biathlon Finals this weekend. What a fantastic achie…3 months ago
RT @OHGSMusic: IMPORTANT EVITA NOTICE- PLEASE RETWEET! Due to adverse weather today’s rehearsal now postponed until 4pm. We’ll be monitorin…3 months 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!3 months 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.3 months ago
Hulme have drawn their penultimate group game 8-8. Need a win in their last group match to make the semifinal.3 months ago
U16s back on track with a 16-7 win. Two group games to go.3 months ago
Congratulations to Oscar in Year 6 on his victory in the Oldham Juniors cross country run in difficult conditions this morning.3 months 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…3 months 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.3 months 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!3 months ago
Hulme have won their fourth game 11-5 in horrendous conditions.3 months ago
3/3 for Hulme’s U16s at the national snowball... sorry netball championships.3 months ago
Best wishes to the cast and crew of Evita for their dress rehearsal weekend. #youththeatre3 months 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!3 months ago
Very best of luck to the U16 netball team competing in the national finals today. Do they use orange netballs in snow?!3 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Unfortunately due to the poor weather conditions we have had to call the home football matches off. Please spread the word.3 months 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.3 months 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.3 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations to our Y7 netballers who were narrowly beaten in the semi-final of the U12 County Tournament today. You di…3 months ago
Well done to the Year 7 netballers who reached the semifinals of the County competition today at Stockport GS.3 months 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…3 months 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…3 months ago
@OHGSMusic’s first instrumental petting zoo was a great success this afternoon. Over 50 pupils and parents came to try a new instrument.3 months 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.3 months ago
Congratulations to Lara Procter of Year 6 who was a Bronze Award winner in the bonus round of the Primary Mathematics challenge.3 months 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.3 months ago
Good luck to the school show team who are beginning weekend rehearsals tomorrow in preparation for Evita.3 months 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.3 months ago
Nursery & Infants pupils all dressed up for World Book Day celebrations this morning. Staff have entered into the spirit of the day too!3 months ago
Proud of all 8 of our pupils standing in the Oldham Youth Council elections. They gave passionate speeches in assembly this morning.3 months 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.3 months ago
Very best of luck to our U15 footballers playing their English Schools Cup semi-final in Newcastle this morning.3 months 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…3 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Our Superstar Y8 netball team were fantastic at the Oldham Schools Rally, they secured 3rd place in a tough competition. We…3 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: AJIS Plate Winners🏅🏅 We were victorious against Stockport Grammar, Queens Chester and Kings Macclesfield in the round robin…3 months 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…3 months ago
RT @OHGSMusic: Got to say, though, @OHGSPrep Junior Choir was magnificent! Lovely comments from the adjudicator! #theresalwaysnextyear3 months ago
RT @OHGSMusic: Senior School Music Festival on THURSDAY, yes, THURSDAY at 7pm! Come and hear our fabulous young artists!3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Congratulations to the girls on winning the swimming gala v Stockport Grammar. Score was 166-100. Super swimming girls! Well…3 months ago
RT @OHGSHistPol: Oldham Youth Council election will be taking place this week. We have 8 candidates putting themselves forward4 months ago
OHGS will be open tomorrow (Monday). Take care on your journeys to school.4 months 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.4 months ago
More pictures from school today. Good to see Spring is here! https://t.co/LpH4Tlz3Qh4 months 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/NERsXSCSC64 months ago
OHGS this morning! https://t.co/9jaTPRUqtU4 months 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.4 months ago

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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