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Congratulations to Meadow Dronsfield who is the British Champion at 100m Butterfly. She has also finished 3rd in the British 100m Freestyle championships.2 weeks ago
Proud that former pupil Heather Lacey @htlcy has been listed by the Shaw Trust as one of the 100 most influential people with a disability or impairment in the UK in 2018.2 weeks ago
Many congratulations to Alicia Scholes who has been selected for the England U17 netball tour to Australia this autumn.2 weeks ago
Can recommend this as summer reading. Written by Hulme alumnus Professor Damian Hughes @LiquidThinker it gives excellent practical advice on improving performance with lessons from the world of sport. https://t.co/Lsk4EXadaJ2 weeks ago
Ghana 🇬🇭 party are home fit and well. Many thanks to Mr Dalziel and the other staff supervising the trip. Thank you also to everyone who supported the fundraising for the expedition.2 weeks ago
Congratulations to Xander Selby who has been selected for the North of England cricket squad, to take part in the prestigious Bunbury festival next month.3 weeks ago
The Hulme party on top of Mt Afadjato, at 885m Ghana's highest mountain. https://t.co/YwWn9EzEvz3 weeks ago
Project phase of Ghana visit coming to an end. Party are setting off on their travels tomorrow. All fit & well and in good spirits. 🇬🇭 🇬🇧 https://t.co/KbEpFHYdts4 weeks ago
OHGS USA 🇺🇸 trip now back home. Many thanks to the staff supervising a wonderful visit.1 month ago
Austria 🇦🇹 trip now back home. Pupils had a great time. Thank you to the staff supervising the trip.1 month ago
I wish all pupils, staff, parents and friends of the school a fantastic summer holiday. Mr Marshall’s rendition of “It’s coming home” in the final senior school assembly of the year will live long in the memory!1 month ago
Hulme pupils enjoyed their visit to watch Chicago in London last week. No clues here as to what Mrs Travis and Mr Robertson are planning for next year’s school show!1 month ago
Nursery and Infants children thoroughly enjoyed their pyjama party at school today.1 month ago
Year 2 also looking forward to their trip to Blackpool tomorrow.1 month ago
Meanwhile the West Coast USA 🇺🇸 trip have left Las Vegas and are on their way to LA. Hollywood here they come...1 month ago
Senior School will be quiet tomorrow as pupils enjoy their end of year trip. Blackpool won’t be!1 month ago
Hulme sixth formers have enjoyed their trip to Cambridge for the Open Day. https://t.co/kneRjrsQr71 month ago
Pupils on the Austria trip 🇦🇹 have enjoyed a visit to Hitler’s Eagles Nest today before the rodelbahn and swimming. Early start tomorrow for their trip to Vienna. https://t.co/0fhZcZGQew1 month ago
The OHGS party has arrived safely in Kwahu Tafo, Ghana 🇬🇭 to a wonderful reception from our friends there. All the party are fit and well.1 month ago
Congratulations to the Hulme students who have been studying for LAMDA examinations through @WildThingsDrama. The results are in: 100% pass rate and 75% Distinctions. Well done to all!1 month ago
The Hulme party has arrived in Accra, Ghana. Mr Dalziel is beginning to wonder if he will need to find a television at 4pm next Sunday. 🇬🇭🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿1 month ago
West Coast USA trip also enjoying themselves. They’ve visited The Grand Canyon! https://t.co/BMiHRdLWY11 month ago
School party having a fabulous time in Austria. They’ve visited King Ludwig’s Palace and Salzburg already. Today it is the salt mines, rodelbahn and swimming in that order! https://t.co/z6pV1zV8T21 month ago
OHGS’s partnership work extends far beyond these shores! Best wishes to these pupils and staff travelling to our partner school in Kwahu Tafo Ghana on our 3rd expedition to carry out renovation work there. @HMC_Org https://t.co/OezgkyAlNH1 month ago
Congratulations to former pupil @annamoorhouse13 on signing for West Ham Ladies today. Hammers fan Mr. Hurst (not Geoff) would approve!1 month ago
Absolutely fantastic Early Years and Infants concerts in the Main Hall today. Lovely to see the children performing with such confidence and joy. The singing was superb. Many thanks to all of the staff involved.1 month ago
Well done to the U15 cricket team who won the Oldham Schools Cup today! An impressive double after their County Cup triumph.1 month ago
Best wishes to Hulme pupils on trips to Austria, the USA and Ghana. I am sure you will have fantastic experiences.1 month ago
Superb Juniors concert tonight. Funny, fabulous choreography and excellent singing. Well done to all of the pupils and staff! Fascinating how much Mrs Knott and Gareth Southgate have in common!1 month ago
Mr McRoyall starting teaching Art at Hulme in 1985. Today is his last teaching day. Many thanks to him for his excellent service over those 33 years! We wish you a long and happy retirement.1 month ago
OHGS is proud of its local partnership work. Delighted to meet with the Sec. of State for Education this morning with other leading independent school Heads, to discuss our successes and ways to develop this further. @HMC_Org https://t.co/1wP3vKA04X1 month ago
Lovely performance from our @KtInfinityDance infants children at Thornycroft this afternoon. Well done to all who took part.1 month ago
Year 7 History trip return delayed by very heavy traffic on the M56. ETA now 6pm. Apologies for the inconvenience to parents.1 month ago
Year 10 Business Studies students thoroughly enjoyed the Business Breakfast and networking event with Paul Walsh at Oldham College last week.1 month ago
RT @oldham_ss: Please retweet 😊 we have our 30th anniversary celebrations 🎉. Please come along and help us celebrate 🎊. The Mayor will be…2 months ago
Looking forward to the Masterchef meal tonight in the Main Hall in support of the Ghana project. https://t.co/mQB4IJefws2 months ago
Glorious weather and fantastic competition at the Juniors Sports Day this afternoon. Pupils and parents enjoying the day. https://t.co/DAnZFqXGk92 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations AJIS Medalists- Oscar 600m Gold 🥇Holly High Jump Silver 🥈Olivia Rounders Ball Silver 🥈 Theo Hurdles Bronze…2 months ago
In the semi final they chased down Rossall School’s 132 for the loss of just 1 wicket. In the final they restricted Bolton School to 104. In reply Hulme scampered a bye off the final ball to tie the scores and win by virtue of losing fewer wickets!2 months ago
Many congratulations to our Year 10 cricket team who became T20 County Champions today in a thrilling finals day!2 months ago
Lovely to welcome 90 new Year 7 students all looking forward to joining senior school to Hulme for their induction day today.2 months ago
Was good to see so many alumni at the London reunion on Thursday evening. Lovely evening in the sunshine in Clerkenwell. Do keep in touch.2 months ago
Infants choir performed really well at the Oldham Music Festival yesterday.2 months ago
Lots of great sport at school this week: Year 1 and 2 enjoyed their gala against Year 3. Then senior school sports day was a super event. Good to see so many parents. Many thanks to the HFA for all their help.2 months ago
Well done to the U15 cricket team who beat Bury Grammar School today by 7 wickets to qualify for the County Cup Finals Day.2 months ago
Many congratulations to Alicia Scholes of Year 12 on achieving her first England U17 netball cap.2 months ago
Fabulous summer concert in the Main Hall tonight. Very well done to all who took part and @OHGSMusic2 months ago
Good to see Year 5 thoroughly enjoying their Taster Day at senior school today.2 months ago
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/aiNk3ELwaU2 months 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.2 months ago
Year 2 pupils thoroughly enjoyed their Castleshaw residential visit this weekend. Well done to the pupils and staff.2 months 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’!2 months 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’.2 months 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.2 months ago
Well done to the Juniors chess team who came 6th out of 27 teams at their Prestatyn tournament last weekend.2 months ago
Year 6 thoroughly enjoying their residential visit to Robin Wood. Follow @OHGSPrep for regular updates and pictures.2 months 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.2 months ago
Congratulations to Meadow Dronsfield: North West regional champion in the 50m Butterfly.3 months ago
Congratulations to our students receiving their Gold DofE Awards at Buckingham Palace this afternoon. https://t.co/Jh9fLSpksa3 months ago
Well done to the Year 7 & 8 cricket teams who both recorded wins against Bury GS this morning.3 months ago
Year 11 now well into their GCSE exam season. Good luck to them and to Year 13 for whom study leave is approaching.3 months ago
Lots going on today. Nursery & Infants having a Royal Wedding Party at Thornycroft Palace and Year 7 having their Masterchef heat at lunchtime.3 months ago
Congratulations to Max Lowrey of Year 7 who won the Greater Manchester 800m and 1,500m titles last weekend.3 months 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 @rorybremner3 months 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.3 months ago
Well done to the Year 8 pupils who qualified for the Hulme Masterchef final today.3 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Congratulations Y5/6 Athletes, Silver Medalists at Oldham Schools Quadkids Athletics Event. The medals have been delivered🥈…3 months 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 @annamoorhouse133 months ago
Well done to all who took part. Mr Marshall and I are still “judging”. https://t.co/Ove9FsRV5q3 months ago
Year 9 Masterchef dishes. Sorry I had lunch in the dining hall now! https://t.co/67kmFmMLmH3 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!3 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.3 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Particular congratulations to Oscar on winning his final @oldhamssp X-Country race for OHGS Juniors. Awesome running Oscar! I…4 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…4 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 @DramaOHGS4 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Our medallists from the northern independent schools athletics championships in Gateshead this afternoon. Well done to all…4 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…4 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…4 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.4 months ago
RT @OHGSSPORT1: Lovely Saturday morning up at QEGS Blackburn with the cricket teams. https://t.co/Bha9EkHXXS4 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…4 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/8INSTdpVQz5 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: We've had a great time planting our @WoodlandTrust #freetrees -we had about 50 volunteers here. Some were quite competitive (…5 months ago
I wish all our pupils, staff and parents a happy Easter holiday.5 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.5 months ago
Year 11 students performed superbly in their assessed drama performances this week. Well done to all. @DramaOHGS5 months ago
Looking forward to the Nursery and Infants Easter service tomorrow.5 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.5 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. #youththeatre5 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.5 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Congratulations to Maia in Y5. She's represented school at the National schools' Equestrian Association County Show Jumping q…5 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: The children loved doing their mile run for #SportRelief2018 today. The ones wearing Sport Relief deely-boppers particularly…5 months ago
Evita was superb tonight! A fantastic team effort both on and back stage. Well done to our talented pupils and staff. #youththeatre5 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.5 months ago
RT @DramaOHGS: Splendid opening night for ‘Evita’ #youththeatre #talentgalore #sheerjoy https://t.co/r8DZOexPmo5 months ago
RT @OHGSPrep: Well done to our boys on winning the swimming gala this afternoon 189-163 against Manchester Grammar. Super swimming boys! #p5 months ago
Hulme alumnus David Nott @NottFoundation features on the front page of The Daily Telegraph today.5 months ago
Best wishes to the cast and crew of Evita tonight as they begin their four performances. #youththeatre5 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…5 months ago
Many congratulations to our U12 netball team who won the Greater Manchester School Games today with 7 wins and a draw. #GMSchoolGames5 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