Empowering Open Evening

Posted at 1:46 pm on 4th October, 2018

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

Over 320 girls and their families flocked to Flixton Girls School (FGS) to meet the Headteacher, students and staff ahead of the application deadline for places at the school for the next academic year.

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Over the last decade, the school has gone from strength to strength becoming  an academy in 2011 and in 2017 establishing the Healthy Learning Trust. FGS is leading in the borough as the ONLY all-girls school open to students of all abilities, interests and aptitudes - surpassing national standards year on year. 

The Open Evening provided an “access-all-areas” approach with demonstrations and activities in all the key subjects  including sciences, music, nutrition, languages, computer science and sports; as well as talks from the heads of departments and informal meetings with pupils and staff.

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Headteacher Julie Hazeldine commented that "As a former student it is a privilege for me to lead this successful and happy school. Open Evenings help pupils and parents make an informed choice about their next steps and we hope this empowering evening will have shown yet more families how their daughters can benefit through a successful education here at FGS. By choosing FGS you will be joining a school that is well respected in the local community and has a national reputation for outstanding work in many areas.”              

Prospective parents commented, “Very impressed with @FlixtonGS open evening tonight. You've kept us entertained for hours.” “Amazing presentation and entertainment.” “It was lovely to hear how passionate the students and headteacher, Mrs Hazeldine were about the school.” “Staff and students were all very helpful and they interacted well with all visitors.” “Great event – spent the whole evening completing the activities; great insight.” “Great to hear current students opinions and feedback, they were all very helpful.” “The event was amazing – this is the best school ever.”

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The school is holding an Open Morning  on Friday 12th October 10:15 to 11:30am – please call Mrs Buckley on 0161 912 2949 to book your place.