Extending the Opportunity Area programme

Oldham opportunity area (OA) was launched in 2017 by the government as one of 12 OAs to raise education standards. The OA brings together national and local government, education leaders, teachers, voluntary organisations and employers. At the time the OA launched, Oldham ranked 294th out of 324 districts in the social mobility index. It wasContinue reading “Extending the Opportunity Area programme”

Find your future in digital

As part of their Oldham Digital Skills Programme, the Rio Ferdinand Foundation have an amazing online opportunity running on Wednesday 15 July, from 11am – 12pm. The session is for young women from Oldham aged 13-25 alongside their partners Manchester Digital and Oldham Opportunity Area.  This is an online ‘ask me anything’ style session; youngContinue reading “Find your future in digital”

‘Kindness and Gratitude’ week

Hi everyone! We appreciate that the last week has been particularly challenging, especially for our primary school colleagues, and we would once again like to remind you of our support and availability for you whenever it is required.  This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, supported by the Mental Health Foundation, who have chosen theContinue reading “‘Kindness and Gratitude’ week”

‘Supporting Emotional Wellbeing’ Week

We hope you all had a restful long weekend! Our theme for this week is ‘Supporting Emotional Wellbeing’. We understand that the times we are finding ourselves in are unlike any other. As a result, we may be finding that our wellbeing is affected. We’ve put together an Emotional Wellbeing document (link at the bottomContinue reading “‘Supporting Emotional Wellbeing’ Week”

Over to Youth – 8-13 February. Summit to talk about!

The Oldham Youth Voice Family are hosting a series of summit events to address their priority issues and to create a week of youth voice action. They want to bring more young people together with decision makers to make a positive difference on: Protecting the environment Putting an end to knife crime Tackling mental healthContinue reading “Over to Youth – 8-13 February. Summit to talk about!”