Fairfield High School for Girls
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Tameside Secondary School Olympicsadded on Friday 6th of July 2012 at 03:03:55 PM
After outstanding performances in 6 sports, Fairfield has taken first place with a points score significantly higher than all schools.
Mr Hedley congratulates all the girls who took part and the staff who supported them.
Press Release from SSATadded on Friday 6th of July 2012 at 03:02:11 PM
Fairfield High School for Girls commended for rapidly improving GCSE results.
Fairfield High School for Girls has received national recognition for achieving some of the fastest improving GCSE results in the country. Fairfield High School for Girls qualified as one of the top 10% of schools in England by improving its GCSE results year-on-year from 2008 to 2011 by at least 19 percentage points overall.
Every school in the country has been ranked according to how much progress they made in improving their GCSE results in 2011 in new rankings released by SSAT - the representative body for schools.
Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT said:
"Fairfield High School for Girls should be congratulated for their stunning achievement in improving their GCSE results. Fairfield High School for Girls has proved itself to be one of the best schools in the country at improving GCSE outcomes for their students. There is plenty that other schools could learn from Fairfield's success. These results are testament to the commitment and hard work of the students, teachers and leadership team at Fairfield High School for Girls and a vindication of their belief in high expectations, good teaching and ambition for every young person. Successful schools like Fairfield understand the value of data, such as these progress measures, in helping to ensure all young people perform to the very best of their ability. The progress measures show how schools make a difference and raise achievement above expectations."
Gold Award for Inspiring IAGadded on Tuesday 12th of June 2012 at 01:46:23 PM
Following a rigorous assessment process, Fairfield High School for Girls has been awarded the Gold Award for Inspiring IAG.
This is the highest level Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance Quality Award.
The Gold Award assessment report commented on Fairfield's highest levels of achievement, lowest percentage of NEETs (Not in Education, Employment or Training) and the highest percentage of girls going into Further Education in Tameside.
The report went on to say how the school worked hard to raise aspirations and enable girls to reach their full potential and it praised the work of the new, full-time Progression Advisor and Learning Mentors who supported vulnerable pupils.
Year 9 Progression Evening Presentationsadded on Wednesday 21st of March 2012 at 02:23:40 PM
The 2012 Year 9 Progression Evening presentation files are now available to download from the Important Information section of the Fairfield Gateway, which can be accessed via the Gateway homepage.
Congratulations from the Minister of State for Schoolsadded on Thursday 1st of March 2012 at 12:38:18 PM
Dear Mr Hedley
2011 Secondary (KS4) School Performance Tables
It gives me great pleasure to congratulate you on the excellent achievement of your pupils at Key Stage 4 as published on 26 January in the 2011 Key Stage 4 Performance Tables.
Your results show that you are amongst the 100 top performing schools based on sustained improvement in each year from 2008 to 2011.
I would like to congratulate your staff, governors and pupils for their hard work and success and to thank you for your leadership in continuing the drive towards the highest standards of educational achievement.
With best wishes
Nick Gibb MP
Minister of State for Schools
Department for Education