In March staff and students at OSFC celebrated British Science Week with a programme of workshops, lectures and events to explore and inspire further interest in the field. Working in partnership with The University of Manchester, local science and education enterprise Kakou and a number of science industry leaders and speakers, OSFC crammed a mind tingling 400 hours of science learning into one single week.
To celebrate World Book Day 2016 Oldham Sixth Form College held their very own mini Comic Con convention. A day of stalls, talks and interactive activities highlighted the alternative routes into reading through Graphic Novels and Manga.
Students and staff were asked to participate by spending the day dressed as their favourite literary or Cosplay character. Former OSFC students who write, create and illustrate comics and web comics were also invited along with podcasters and cosplay designers who regularly take part in National events.
The OSFC Ladies Netball team has qualified for the final of the AoC Sport National Netball Cup, beating Queen Ethelburgas College 57-44 in a tense semi-final. It will be the second major final the team will feature in during April after also progressing to represent the college and the North West region at the AoC Sport National Championships 2016.
The Royal Air Force flew into OSFC this week to celebrate our excellent partnership with the presentation of a commemorative plaque. Principal Jayne Clarke and Deputy Principal Peter Roberts met Flight Lieutenant Ed Stephens, who kindly presented the Platinum Partner Award for 2015-16.