A group of Level 2 students, who have been taking part in the Oldham Voluntary Action Group project, received a certificate in recognition of their hard work during an assembly on Wednesday 19 November where they also delivered a presentation on their activities. The six week project has seen 23 of our students, in three groups, creating and leading a unique activity for three different organisations, whose representatives also attended the assembly.
Oldham Sixth Form College played host to teams from 19 other colleges, and schools across the North West in one of the heats for the Senior Team Maths Challenge (STMC) on Tuesday 18 November, finishing fourth overall and first among the colleges who attended, The event was co-ordinated by the Further Mathematics Support Programme at the School of Mathematics in the University of Manchester.
New York Times bestselling American author, Becca Fitzpatrick, visited Oldham Sixth Form College on Wednesday 19th November. She gave a short talk about her new book Black Ice to interested students and staff, and followed it with a Q&A session as well as book signings. The College also took this opportunity to launch the Six Book Challenge and introduced Becca to the delights of an English afternoon tea party, which raised money for the Wallace & Gromit charity for sick children.
The college’s Governing Body wants to make three new appointments to the Board with effect from December 2014. Ideally, we are seeking members of the local community, or individuals with strong connections and commitment to the town, to bring a range of skills, knowledge and experience, together with a determination to help the college build on its many strengths and successes