Greenhill Academy

February 8, 2018 in Strategic

East Crompton St George’s CE Primary School

February 7, 2018 in Strategic

Mayfield Primary School

February 7, 2018 in Strategic

Hodge Clough Primary School

February 4, 2016 in Strategic


Saddleworth School

March 31, 2014 in Strategic

Thriving and high performing 11-16 community comprehensive school, oversubscribed with 1350 pupils

Ofsted rating of GOOD in December 2010

Unique KS3 curriculum (English, RE, Drama and PHSE taught as one subject) with a traditional KS4 model, 36% gaining E- Bacc

Strong English and Maths teams

An extensive range of extra-curricular opportunities including sports and The Duke of Edinburgh Award

Moving to a brand new building in 2016 under PSBP

New Bridge School

February 12, 2014 in Strategic


New Bridge is an outstanding, generic Special Needs school in Oldham for 11 – 25 year olds across three sites: New Bridge Academy, New Bridge Learning Centre, our post 16 – 19 provision and New Bridge Horizons, our post 19 -25 provision.

New Bridge is set to expand again with the creation of an ASD school.

We are committed to breaking down barriers to learning and encourage participation for all.

Our staff has a wealth of expertise and knowledge across the range of all SEN needs and as an organisation, we continually identify opportunities for inclusion across the curriculum and life beyond New Bridge.

Our Bridging the Gap programme offers real vocational opportunities within the community for our learners.

St James’ Catholic High School

February 12, 2014 in Strategic

A popular and over-subscribed Catholic High School of over 800 pupils in Stockport

Consistent performance at KS4 – 70% 5+ A*-C including English and Maths in 2013

OFSTED rating ‘Good’ in April 2012 and ‘Outstanding’ for Behaviour and Safety

Outstanding SMSC and community engagement programme

A rich and diverse extra-curricular and trips programme throughout Years 7-11

The Blue Coat School

December 2, 2013 in Strategic

  • A highly successful and heavily oversubscribed Church of England comprehensive and convertor Academy for students aged 11-18 based in the centre of Oldham. The school currently has 1,450 students and is expanding its intake over the next 5 years to a capacity of 1600 complete with new and improved accommodation
  • National Teaching School and a National Support School at the heart of the Northern Alliance and an approved Academy sponsor. The school also provides a high quality of staff improvement and leadership training in school and to the local teaching community.
  • The school has received two consecutive ‘OUTSTANDING’ judgements from Ofsted and judged OUTSTANDING in every category in December 2011
  • The school is in the top 1 % nationally for progress at A level and No2 in the Independent’s Top 100 Comprehensive schools at A Level with 90% of students reaching top UK universities
  • Strong commitment to extra-curricular provision – highest national completion rate for Duke of Edinburgh and 9192 hours of voluntary service undertaken by students in 2012-13

Crompton House School

November 7, 2013 in Strategic

  • Church of England comprehensive and converter Academy for 1350 students aged 11-18 situated in Shaw
  • Specialist Arts College and Artsmark status
  • GOOD with OUTSTANDING Ofsted judgements and two OUTSTANDING judgements from SIAS
  • 90%+ of A level students gain places at Universities of their choice
  • Over 200 pupils participate in D of E each year. The School Brass band has won national awards and the orchestra and choir have performed at prestigious events around the country

Marple Hall School

November 7, 2013 in Strategic

  • Thriving and successful 11-16 comprehensive school of 1500 pupils based in Stockport
  • Traditional curriculum resulting in over half of students leaving with ‘English Baccalaureate’ suite of qualifications
  • Ofsted rating of GOOD in Sept 2013
  • Strong supporter of teacher training offering placements with a number of university PGCE courses
  • Praised by Children in Need in 2012 for raising one of the highest totals nationally for schools at over £6000