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Manchester Uni Talk
20th April 2021 by OSFC. Comments (0)
On Friday 26th March, Dr. Alex Baratta from Manchester University, along with his student Aishah Rashid, gave a talk to the whole of the AS English cohort covering Gender and Language. The event, delivered virtually, looked at how gender and
Training to Testing
30th March 2021 by OSFC. Comments (0)
Anne McCulloch, the Employability Skills Coordinator at OSFC, has been an integral part of the mass testing efforts that the College has completed in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, in March 2021. However, this wasn’t Anne’s first experience of working
How to write an email
12th February 2021 by OSFC. Comments (0)
With the switch to online learning, we’re all communicating more digitally. You may find yourself spending more time emailing your teachers or using email to make updates on important applications you’ve submitted. Learning how to write an email correctly and
Oldham Sixth Form College to deliver prestigious Oxford University OxNet seminars
9th February 2021 by OSFC. Comments (0)
Oldham Sixth Form College (OSFC) is privileged to have been chosen to deliver university level English Literature seminars on behalf of Oxford University to students from 3 regions of the UK. OxNet is an Access initiative run collaboratively between Oxford
Six Oldham Sixth Form College students offered places at Oxford and Cambridge universities for 2021
1st February 2021 by OSFC. Comments (0)
Ayeza Akhtar (Medicine), Molly Aspinall (Archaeology & Ancient History), Owen Cross (History) and Cian Lomax (Chemistry) have received offers from Oxford, while Oliver Cooney (Linguistics) and Tooba Zahid (Mathematics) are set to go to Cambridge. Gaining their places was the culmination of
Virtual Learning Tips
5th January 2021 by OSFC. Comments (0)
Although the majority of students have been working virtually, in some capacity, throughout 2020, it can often be difficult to remain productive while attending virtual lessons. All OSFC staff are doing everything they can to help and support students and
Interview Blog
11th December 2020 by OSFC. Comments (0)
I’ve submitted my application to OSFC- what happens next? Firstly, well done on submitting your application! The next step in the application process will be to attend an interview. This year, we have had to change how we conduct our
Going above and beyond for high achievers
10th December 2020 by OSFC. Comments (0)
Virtual mock MMIs for Aspiring Medics Last week, 16 Year 13 students, all of whom have applied for Medicine and Dentistry, took part in mock ‘multiple mini–interviews’ (or MMIs) that are used to select students for these extremely competitive degree
The North Pole Lockdown
9th December 2020 by OSFC. Comments (0)
Former OSFC student Danielle Corrigan has written a book aimed at young children, The North Pole Lockdown. The book, which has received amazing reviews so far, is a Christmas rhyming story all about the tricky times we’ve all experienced during
Period Poverty
3rd December 2020 by OSFC. Comments (0)
It’s heart-breaking to learn that in 2020, young people are still missing school and college due to lack of menstrual products. Period poverty is recognised as a health crisis and has affected more people this year with the pandemic having

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