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You can find out about some of the exciting events that have happened at Southend High School for Girls in recent weeks below.  If the event is older then you may be able to find it by selecting the archive button below. 

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  • Adverse Weather Conditions

    Published 11/12/17

    Our intention is to remain open whatever the weather.   The school would only close if site conditions were dangerous, there are insufficient staff to ensure the health and safety of the students or conditions are anticipated to become too hazardous to travel.  

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  • Success for Football Team

    Published 12/01/18
    On Tuesday 9th January the under 13 football team travelled to Luton to represent Southend United in the EFL (English Football League) girls’ cup. This was the South East regional final where we competed against teams representing; Norwich FC,
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  • Year 5 Parents

    Published 30/11/17
    Thank you for your interest in the SHSG Launchpad.  All sessions are oversubscribed. However we look forward to seeing you at our Open Evening in 2018.
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  • Jack Petchey Public Speaking Workshop

    Published 28/11/17
    On Thursday 23rd November, SHSG was visited by three public speaking trainers from the Jack Petchey Foundation.  Ninety students worked with the trainers in a one-day workshop about how to conquer nerves when it comes to public speaking –
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  • Year 12 Student Receives Prize

    Published 24/11/17
    Well done to Kathryn M who was awarded the BNF Education Prize earlier this month for her GCSE Food Tech coursework from Year 11.  Kathryn attended the prize ceremony held at the Royal College of Physicians on Tuesday 14th November.
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  • Candy Making Masterclass

    Published 14/11/17
    On Saturday 11th November, our year 11 food technology class participated in a Candy Making Masterclass at Spun Candy in Spitalfields Market. This involved exploring the history and science behind confectionery making. The staff explained the method
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  • SHSG Students at National Conference

    Published 14/11/17
    Well-being and good mental health are at the heart of the culture and ethos at SHSG, so that our children and young people, supported by their teachers , can build confidence and flourish. In September, Year 7 took part in a Flexible Friday dedicated
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  • Bollywood Dancing & Hindi at St Mary's

    Published 03/11/17
      On Friday 20th October, to coincide with Diwali, a small group of Year 11 and Year 13 students from Southend High School for Girls spent the afternoon with Year 5 pupils and their teachers at St Mary's Prittlewell Church of England Prim
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  • Happy Birthday SHSG

    Published 20/10/17
    Not just another day at Southend High School for Girls. Today is Southend High School for Girls' 104th Birthday. It is a day of celebration where students take a break from study and have time to reflect on what the school has meant to the tho
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  • Novem Consort - "A choir of angels"

    Published 18/10/17

    Novem Consort formed in September 2015 at Southend High School for Girls, Essex. Rehearsing together for just thirty minutes each week, the students work hard to learn demanding classical unaccompanied repertoire for performances in school and beyond, as well as competing in local and national music festivals where they have enjoyed great success this year. Highlights of the year have included receiving The Claire Singers Award for Most Moving Choral Performance at the Southend Music Festival, and their recent performance at the National Festival of Music for Youth at Birmingham Town Hall. The members of Novem Consort change each year with the departure of Year 13 students to University, therefore the dynamics of the ensemble are always changing. Our current members include two members of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain and a student at the Royal College of Music Junior Department.

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  • Success for SHSG Netball Teams

    Published 13/10/17
    Outstanding performances by the under 14 and 16 netball teams last week in the pre-county netball tournament means that both teams qualified comfortably for the County Tournament on Sunday 19th November at the Gilberd School in Colchester.  Neit
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  • Drama & Music Project with Alleyn Court School

    Published 04/10/17

    On Wednesday 4th and Friday 6th  October 40 year 4 students came to Southend High School for Girls from Alleyn Court with their teachers. They were rehearsing for a drama/music project on Internet Safety with SHSG’s Year 9 Drama students. 

     

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