17 June

A new secondary school for Middleton

The Department for Education has announced that the Altus Education Partnership will be opening a new free school in Middleton. Edgar Wood Academy is being developed in response to the increase in the demand for secondary places following the expansion of local primary schools. We were established in April 2017 by the governing body of…

10 December

Rochdale Sixth Form College support students choosing their GCSE options

Year 8 and 9 students from local secondary schools recently visited the college to find out more about sixth form college and how their GCSE options can affect their post-16 choices. During their visit, students were matched with an ‘RSFC tour guide’ and given informative literature including career profiles, subject leaflets and a GCSE options guide….

22 November

Rochdale Celebrates Interfaith Week

Mayor Mohammed Zaman, in collaboration with Near Neighbours, hosted an interfaith event on Thursday 15 November at Rochdale Town Hall in celebration of Interfaith Week, which is acknowledged nationally. This event was held with the aim of bringing people together from different faiths, ethnic communities and backgrounds in Rochdale. Attendees from round the borough ranged…