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Welcome New Year Seven Students

20th July, 2016

Welcome New Year Sevens


MCWFC 2016 Affiliation Programme

20th July, 2016

MCWFC 2016 Affiliation Programme


Signatures Youth Dance Trail

20th July, 2016

Signatures Youth Dance Trail


Food Cube Has Landed

19th July, 2016

Food Cube Has Landed


Great Science Share

13th July, 2016

Great Science Share


Core Strength Pilot

Fourteen Flixton Girls School students, from across four year groups, have recently commenced a twelve-week pilot programme of core strength and wellbeing style sessions

6th Former Volunteering

A group of Flixton Girls School 6th Form students have taken up the volunteering ropes to run a variety of sporting and physical activity break and lunchtime sessions.

NW Rhythmic Gymnastics GB Squad

Flixton Girls School year 10 student Tyana Reid has been selected for the NW rhythmic gymnastic GB Junior Squad.

Teacher Wellbeing

The Healthy Learning Trust Schools Sports Partnership has held it's second scholarship event

University In-sight

Our year 13 students have had been busy over the last few months preparing for mock examinations and finalising their university UCAS admission forms.

Costin Success

Year 9 student Ellie Costin is pushing her Karate goals forward.

Krakow Memoirs

History and Philosophy students made a very early start to begin their Polish adventures.

Foreign Language Theatre

FGS Year 9 and 10 German and French students were given the opportunity to support their studies by experiencing an all-German and all-French language performances

BAE 'Are You Talking to Me?'

Year 7 and 8 students from Flixton Girls School were visited by the British Aerospace Engineering systems team road-show to discuss communications and data in everyday life


Practically Perfect in Every Way! – Flixton Girls students and staff showed dedication and determination ensuring the show must go on, following the closure of the school due to snow.

Political Empowerment

Year 11 and 6th Form students from Flixton Girls School were invited by Kate Green Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston to visit the Houses of Parliament

Primary Who Done It!

Flixton Girls School hosted another successful Primary Science CSI Day with the attendance of almost eighty year five pupils from Urmston Primary School.

Friends of Flixton January 2019 Newsletter

Our Friends of Flixton group would like to thanks all members of our community who have supported our fundraising and provide access to their January newsletter.

Best Snow in Twenty Years

Over 35 FGS students skied into the New Year, departing school for Salzburg/Sportwelt, Austria on the 2nd January 2018, involving a twelve hour journey through Europe.

Christmas Concert

Flixton Girls School invited family, friends, students, staff and members of our local community to join us for our annual Christmas Concert, coordinated by our Performing Arts team.

Celebrating Adventures

FGS students celebrated their Outward Bound and Duke of Edinburgh adventures in style.

Health & Wellbeing Autumn 2018 Newsletter

Health & Wellbeing Autumn 2018 Newsletter

Historic Pankhurst

6th Form History students had the privilege of visiting Manchester City Centre, St Peter’s Square on the same day as the unveiling of Pankhurst memorial statue.

Staying Safe – Physically, Mentally & Virtually

Health and wellbeing definately does matter and here at Flixton Girls School we actively promote health and wellbeing over a spectrum of disciplines to all our students and staff.

Mental Health Awareness

The Healthy Learning Trust Schools Sports Partnership recently hosted it’s inaugural event of ‘Scholarship through health and well-being’ at Flixton Girls School.

Christmas Community Lunch

Flixton Girls School invited our local community care home residents and staff to join us for a Christmas Community Lunch laid on by the team from our very own Artisan dining room.

Sporting Achievement

Flixton Girls year 10 student Genevieve Galliani has amassed numerous sporting achievements in her chosen discipline of Taekwondo.

Students' Academic Success

Flixton Girls celebrated student success with an evening to recognise their academic achievements.

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize

Flixton Girls School helped choose this year’s best science book for children

Holocaust Survival

Students visited Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre as part of their GCSE studies.

Harvest Hamper

Flixton Girls School annual Harvest collection generated another giant harvest hamper of emergency food meals for Stretford Food Bank and Manchester Booth Centre.

Barcelona Creatives

Year 11 GCSE Art students had a whirlwind creative and artistic centred visit to Barcelona.

Naples Tour

GCSE students were able to extend their classroom studies with an enrichment trip to immerse themselves in Naples.

Networking Launch

Girls Networking Programme launches involving FGS students.

West End Workshops

Earlier this year, students who dedicated their time to Performing Arts, were invited to experience a professional workshop in the West End.

Barclays Internship Going from Strength to Strength

Flixton Girls School is now entering it’s fourth year of student participation with Barclays internship programme

STEM Day Inspired Primary Pupils

Flixton Girls (FGS) and Wellacre Academy hosted our annual joint primary liaison event, with the aim to support and promote ‘STEM’ - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math’s education.

Medical History

Over 70 year 10 students visited the Thackray Medical Museum, to support their GCSE History classroom work.

Ecstatic Eleanor

Eleanor Ross, Highfield Primary School Year 6 pupil, was ecstatic when she won Flixton Girls School Open Evening Fun Trail Competition.

Empowering Open Evening

Trafford’s leading school for girls of all abilities welcomed prospective parents and pupils, for another empowering Open Evening.

Athletic Discipline

Year 9 student Jasmine Richardson has shown great sporting prowess

Flixton Girls Leading the Way!

Flixton Girls School are celebrating another year of record breaking and record setting results.

100% Track Record for Flixton Girls Sixth Form

Students are celebrating another year of 100% pass at A Level at Flixton Girls Sixth Form again beating the national figure of 97.6% and with every student achieving or exceeding their targets.

Leadership Academy Graduation

Students from across Trafford Primary Schools graduated from a year long Leadership Academy

Your Personal Best

Quad Confidence

Ellie Stott, year 7 student took her first quad biking footsteps at competition level.

Funding Successes

At FGS we are always on the look out for additional sources of funding to assist our students learning, aspirations and achievements.

Barclays Internship Programme Update 2018

Our internship programme through Barclays Bank Business Section goes from strength to strength.

Dedicated Dancer

FGS year 7 student shows dedication to her chosen sport.

Young Musician of the Year 2018

The Music department have successfully run their second annual ‘Young Musician of the Year’ competition which focused on the musical talents of our students.

Karate Kid Update

Year 8 student Ellie Costin has continued her pursuit of her Karate goals.

Herlich Willkommen Onatti

Year 9 and 10 students were given the opportunity to support their studies by experiencing an all-German language performance.

Star Games

Year 8 students get involved with Greater Manchester Higher Education - Aiming Higher.

Strictly FGS

Staff at Flixton Girls School really showed their flair for learning in our ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ extravaganza.

Apprenticeship Welcome

FGS welcomes back Chloe Halls - ex-student from 2015.

Evening of Excellence 2018

Year 7 through to year 12 participated in our hugely rewarding Evening of Excellence celebration.

Alumni 85th Reunion

2018 sees FGS celebrating our 85th year so we flung open our doors for our second annual alumni reunion event earlier this spring.

Aberdovey Adventures 2018

Nearly 100 of our year 8 students were given the opportunity to further their Outwood Bound adventures with a trip to The Outwood Bound Trust Aberdovey (Wales) centre.

WWI Centenary

Two students from our year 9 were recently selected to attend a national Government funded trip to the WW1 battlefields.

Sports Relief 2018

FGS supported Sports Relief 2018 with a weeks’ worth of fun and activities

London Lectures

Year 11 Psychology students and staff recently visited London as part of their beyond the classroom studies.

Brilliant Graduation

FGS Brilliant Club students and staff travelled to Sheffield University for the Brilliant Club Graduation ceremony.

Flixton Angels

We have launched our very own ‘Flixton Angels Society’ at FGS following an overwhelming response to our involvement in the “Every Month” campaign during the Harvest Festival collections.

Primary Who Done It!

FGS histed another successful Primary Science CSI Day with over 70 year 5 pupils from Urmston Primary School attending.

Polish Pursuits

Over thirty GCSE History and Philosophy students embarked on their Polish Pursuits.

Health & Wellbeing Newsletter - March 2018

Health & Wellbeing Newsletter - March 2018

Freestyle Winner

Flixton Girls School year 7 student Mia Mason has swum to success in recent competitions as part of Flixton Swim Team, based at Urmston Leisure Centre.

Alumni Afternoon Tea

Ahead of our next alumni event 24th March a small group of ex-students/staff arranged their own 'mini reunion'.

Loch Eil Update

Amy Doram from AkzoNobel publishes her blog following participation at Outward Bound Year 10 Leadership course.

Taekwondo Sisters

Flixton Girls student’s year 13 Michelle Galliani and her sister Genevieve Galliani from year 9 have both achieved sporting success in Taekwondo.

Animal Adoptions

Year 7 forms as part of the Eco Committee, joined the Chester Zoo ‘Adopt an Animal’ campaign.

BEA Systems Roadshow

Year 7 and 8 students were visited by the British Aerospace Engineers.

Language Learners

FGS Year 8 students engaged in new languages and cultural experiences at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Sponsorship Successes

Flixton Girls School sports teams have aimed high and performed superbly this academic year.

Wellbeing Wednesday January Event

FGSl extended its programme of health and wellbeing with a ‘Cooking and Nutrition’ session.

Women in Astronomy

FGS welcomed Astronomer Adam Whittaker from 'Beauty in the Universe.'


Over one hundred and eighty year 7 and 8 students celebrated all things Jane Austen earlier this term.

UCAS Deadline

Year 13 students had a busy period preparing for mock examinations and finalising university admission forms

Saltzburg Skiing

Over 40 FGS students skied into the New Year, departing school for Austria on January 2nd.

Designer Christmas

FGS students entered Kate Green MP annual Design a Christmas card competition.

Ullswater Experience

Year 7 students attended the Outward Bound Centre at Ullswater to experience outside the classroom learning.

Health & Wellbeing Matters

Health and wellbeing definitley does matter and here at Flixton Girls School we actively promote health and wellbeing activities to all our students and staff.

House Arts 'Being British'

Flixton Girls School celebrated our students amazing talents with our annual House Arts activities which culminated in a finale competition with the theme ‘Being British’.

Cross Country Challenges

FGS budding athletes participated in a team cross country event.

Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

Year 12 and 13 students run our Christmas Shoe Box Appeal on behalf of Manchester Street Angels

Lets' Talk Youth

Year 11 students participated in the 'Let's Talk Youth Conference' at Sale Life Centre

Academic Success

FGS celebrated student success with an evening to recognise their academic achievements.

Jorja's Skating Success

Year 9 student achieves bronze medal at National Synchronised Ice Skating competition

National Citizenship Service

6th Formers review sign up for 2018 summer challenge.

Harvest Stretford FoodBank

Our harvest collection culminated another giant harvest hamper of emergency meals.

Kate Green Urges Students to Vote

Parliament Week comes to Flixton Girls

Cadets Pass Out

A number of Flixton Girls students were involved in Greater Manchester Police Volunteer Cadets

Senior Maths Challenge

FGS Sixth Formers rose to the Maths challenge attending the University of Manchester.

Karate Kid

Year 8 Student Ellie Costin pursues her chosen sport

Rainforest Critters

Over 170 primary school students from English Martyrs and Urmston Primary participated in our Rainforest Roadshow.

Safe Drive GM

Sixth form students from both year 12 and 13 participated in an over 16’s ‘Safe Drive - Stay Alive’ road safety initiative.

Loch Eil Leadership Skills

Year 10 students and accompanying staff attended a residential Outward Bound Leadership Skills Course at Loch Eil in Scotland

GCSE History Remembrance

Year 11 and Sixth Formers visited Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre.

GCSE PE Beyond the Classroom

As part of Flixton Girls School GCSE PE studies our students have to demonstrate a range of skills from physical to theoretical.

Pivotal Centre of Excellence

Flixton Girls School has worked with Pivotal Education for a number of years now; creating shifts in behaviour improvement throughout the whole school.

Health & Wellbeing Newsletter

See our up to date Health & Wellbeing Newsletter

Fantastic Fundraising

Year 11 student Paige Skleton raises thousands.

Creative Writing

Clare Littlemore, ex- English Teacher discusses effective literary techniques with FGS students to support them through their examinations.

Hospice Halloween Hocus Pocus

At Halloween our Head Girl Team headed up by sixth former Emily Bates coordinated a variety of Halloween activities for year 7 students.


FGS creative writing competition “Chillerfest” was launched to support literacy across the whole-school

Wellbeing Wednesday

FGS health and wellbeing activities for this academic year.

Rainbow Cake Sale

Members of the Flixton Girls School (FGS) Equalitities Club recently created some fabulous “rainbow” bakes - all in aid of charity.

Restart a Heart Day 2017

FGS took part in the nation's biggest mass CPR training event.

Customer Services Masterclass

Year 11 students attended the Radisson Blu Hotel, Manchester Airport Masterclass

Sixth Form Open Evening

FGS opened their doors for students and their parents to review pathways for 2018/19.

Hooray For Harriette

Hariette Jones, St Michael’s School Year 6 pupil wins Fun Trail Competition.

Career Aspirations

As part of our post 16 advice and guidance and with college application deadlines looming, FGS hosted their annual Aspirational Futures Day.

Fun in Flight

Flixton Girls School year 9 students were treated to an action packed RAF Roadshow

Oxbridge Outreach

Top achieving students from year 11 and 12 invited to Oxbridge Outreach talk

Barclays Internship Programme Update

Flixton Girls School Barclays Internship programme continues.

Horrible Histories

Flixton Girls (FGS) and Wellacre Academy hosted our annual joint primary liaison event.

FGS Successful Open Evening

Trafford’s leading school for girls of all abilities welcomed prospective parents and pupils, for another hugely successful Open Evening.

Autumn Term Extra Curricular Clubs

Year group specific Autumn Term clubs timetable

FGS = Fantastic Grade Success

On the back of their 100% A Level passes last week, the girls at Flixton are celebrating another set of great exam results!

100% Flixton Girls A Level Success

Students and staff at Flixton Girls School Sixth Form are celebrating 100% A Level passes.

Health & Wellbeing Newsletter

Healthy Lives, Healthy Minds, Healthy Futures

Aspirational Abi

Abigail Chesworth 10HC has overcome injury in her pursuit of athletic success.

Freedom Project

At Flixton Girls School we pride ourselves on sharing good practice and in particular sharing with our students and staff the current issues around Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).


Following on from our winning poster entries for the ‘Exploring Nuclear’ competition our students attended the European Nuclear Young Generation Forum (ENYGF) Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths (STEM) Event at Hotel Football, Old Trafford.


FGS work with our local partner primary schools continued this term with German language taster sessions taking place at Urmston Primary School.

Salters Chemistry Challenge

Year 7 Chemistry club students visited the Salters Festival at the Chemistry department of the University of Manchester

Aiming Sky High

We have many talented students here at FGS but Serena Brown’s commitment and dedication to street dance certainly makes her a stand out student.

Science Magic

Our lower school students were recently treated to a Science Magician visit by Dr Matt Pritchard.

FGS Expo

An exhibition celebrating the work of GCSE students.

Election Fever

FGS Year 10 held their own general election today with students representing 5 of the major political parties.

Summer Spotlight

An evening of Arts Wednesday 5th July 6.30 to 8.30pm. Tickets available via ParentPay

Tough Talent

Our very talented year 9 student Angel Tough has again shown her exceptional show jumping prowess by competing for her country, in Belgium.

Exploring Nuclear

Year 9 students given the opportunity to participate in a creative poster competition organised by the Nuclear Institute Young Generation Network in relation to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

Sports Personality Awards Nominations 2017

We are delighted to announce that nominations are now open for our annual Sports Personality Award.

Peppa Pig Dance

Flixton Girls School hosted a pre-school dance and movement class inspired by popular children's TV show Peppa Pig; organised to support a worldwide children's charity ‘Save the Children’.

Careers Advice

At FGS we are dedicated to providing our students with a planned programme of impartial careers education.

Spelling Bee

FGS held a 'Spelling Bee' competition for all year 7 students.

Young Musician of the Year

Music department ran a competition that focused on instrumental musical talents.

French Languages Trip

Very early start for forty French GCSE students and staff setting en-route to northern France.

Past Pupils Reunion

On Saturday 1st April FGS opened it’s doors for the inaugural annual reunion for all ex-students, teachers and governors.

Evening of Excellence

Students from year 7 through to year 12 participated in our hugely rewarding celebration of the amazing talents and abilities of our students here at FGS.

Aberdovey Adventures

Ninety two students were given the chance to further their Outward Bound adventures.

Wellbeing Wednesday

Flixton Girls School is furthering its programme of health and wellbeing with a student led event on Wednesday 10th May 6-8pm

Girls Active Camp

Six selected Year 9 students will journey to Loughborough University; next weekend, to take part in our second Girls Active Conference, in conjunction with the Youth Sport Trust.

Medical History

Over 100 year 10 students and staff visited the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds, to support their GCSE History classroom work by examining medicine through time and specifically surgery during the First World War.

Herzlich Willkommen Onatti

FGS Year 9/10 German students were given the opportunity to support their studies by experiencing an all-German language performance of ‘Auf Dem Campingplatz’ (On the Campsite).

Harry Potter Potions

FGS hosted their annual Harry Potter day once again as part of our Primary Liaison links.

Football Festival

Year 3 pupils from a selection of our cluster primary schools, attended Flixton Girls School to participate in an afternoon of football skills.

History of Women's Football

Forty Gifted and Talented PE students were personally invited to attend The National Football Museum for a special viewing of the new ‘History of Women’s Football’ collection.

20th Anniversary of World Book Day

Flixton Girls celebrated the 20th Anniversary of World Book Day with a host of activities including character dress-up, quizzes and book swaps.

Fitness Friday

FGS promotes keeping fit and general wellbeing to all our students and staff.

Revision - how you can help!

Sharing revision techniques with parents.

Successful Sporting Festivals

Multi-skills sports festivals continue to go from strength to strength here at Flixton Girls.

Alumni Spring Reunion

Following the success of our previous school decades reunion FGS are again opening their doors for an annual alumni spring reunion on Saturday 1st April 2-4pm.

'Legally Blonde JR!' At FGS

FGS is turning pink this week for their adaptation of the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde, The Musical JR!

London Adventures

Thirty Two FGS Sixth Form students and staff recently embarked on an enrichment trip to Westminster as honoured guests of our local MP Kate Green.

Putting History in the Picture

TALENTED artists from FGS have used their skills to tell the story of an ice age boulder that is a well-known local landmark.

Eco Committee Zoo Animal Sponsors

year 7 and 8 forms have been involved in an Eco committee, with a particular focus on improving the local environment and raising awareness of global issues.

Designer Christmas

Year 7 and 8 students had a great opportunity to enter local MP Kate Green’s annual Design a Christmas card competition.

World Wide Education Project

Flixton Girls School Science department donated 10 unused microscopes to World Wide Education Project.

Christmas Carol Service

By far the musical highlight of the year was our Christmas Carol Service at St. Clement’s Church in Urmston.

Ullswater Experience

Over 150 year 7 students attended the Outward Bound Centre at Ullswater in Cumbria for a split week of outside classroom experiences.

Christmas Concert

Flixton Girls Performing Arts/Participate faculty celebrated our students musical and performing arts talents with our annual Christmas Concert.

Students Academic Success

Flixton Girls celebrated student success with an evening to recognise their academic achievements.

Career Aspirations

As part of our 6th Form pathways and with for college application deadlines looming, Flixton Girls hosted their annual Aspirational Futures Day.

Just For a Day

Soraya Holloway Year 11 had the opportunity of a lifetime, as part of the Greater Manchester Police Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Challenge to spend a day in the shoes of GMP Deputy Chief Constable Ian Pilling.

Lets' Talk Youth

FGS Year 10 and 11 students participated in the ‘Let’s Talk Youth Conference’ run by the Trafford Member of Youth Parliament, at Sale Life Centre.

Loch Eil Leadership

Forty five Year 10 students and accompanying staff attended a residential Outward Bound Leadership Skills Course at Loch Eil in Scotland earlier this term.

Anfield Audience

Over 50 Flixton Girls School students joined participated in a group dance performance on the pitch at Anfield during the Rugby League Four Nations Series Final.

Velodrome Track Cycling

Over recent weeks two groups of students took part in an introduction to track cycling at the National Cycling Centre, Manchester velodrome.

National Teach Meet Winner

At FGS we are a forward facing school and we strongly believe in sharing best practice to support improving students’ outcomes.

Primary Who Done It!

FGS hosted another successful Primary Science CSI Day with the attendance of 75 Year 5 pupils from Urmston Junior School.

FGS 3G Pitch Unveilled By Rachel Brown-Finnis

Former England Women's Senior goalkeeper, Rachel Brown-Finnis, officially opened FGS new 3G pitch

Stretford Foodbank Harvest

Flixton Girls harvest house competition donates to Stretford FoodBank

England U16's Rounders Talent

FGS students selected for England U16's Rounders squad

Rainforest Roadshow

Over 100 primary school students from Woodhouse Primary and Urmston Junior School participated in our Rainforest Roadshow

New Website for FGS!

Our new website goes live this week.

Ruby Shines!

Ruby Shines!

Girls Horrible Histories

Girls Horrible Histories

Boxing Clever

Boxing Clever

Children's Hospital Fundraising

Children's Hospital Fundraising

Cologne Culture

Cologne Culture

FGS Open Evening Goes from Strength to Strength

FGS Open Evening Goes from Strength to Strength

Open Evening 2016

Come along to our Open Evening - 22nd Sept!

FGS Smash Results

Flixton Girls are set to smash the new government performance measures with another year of excellent GCSE results.

Welcome New Year Seven Students

Welcome New Year Sevens

MCWFC 2016 Affiliation Programme

MCWFC 2016 Affiliation Programme

Signatures Youth Dance Trail

Signatures Youth Dance Trail

Food Cube Has Landed

Food Cube Has Landed

Great Science Share

Great Science Share
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