Business and Law trip to Alton Towers

160 Business and Law students began settling into life at OSFC by taking part in a visit to Alton Towers. The full day trip, planned and supervised by staff within the Business and Law curriculum area, aims to support students through the sometimes difficult transition from school to college whilst having a direct link to assignments and topics on the various courses within the department.

Alton Towers (11)

Ernst & Young Smart Futures

OSFC Students kick-start their Smart Future at Ernst & Young

Over the summer holidays 3 students from OSFC joined 19 other high flyers from across Manchester in the highly competitive Ernst & Young Smart Futures scheme.  This 10 month scheme involves 3 weeks paid work experience, followed by a 10 month mentoring programme with an EY Foundation mentor. After being introduced to the scheme by […]

Students Learn to Save Lives at OSFC

A new cohort of 60 A Level Health and Social Care students are beginning their studies at OSFC by learning lifesaving skills. Over a series of lessons, volunteers from HeartStart Oldham have been teaching students how to provide emergency assistance in life-threatening situations. These simple skills could one day help our students save a life.

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Results Day 2016 (16)

Pass rates and high grades up on previous years’ strong results at OSFC 1

Staff and students at OSFC are celebrating superb A level results today. There were impressive increases on the strong results in recent years, with an A level pass rate of 99% and a 2% improvement in high grades. Similarly at AS level, both the pass rate and the high grades rates are up on previous years, which is particularly pleasing in the context of volatility and reform in several subjects. This had created uncertainty nationally and predictions of declining outcomes.