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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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  • Disneyland Trip

    Published 23/05/17
    Here is a little video compilation of the Music Department's  Disneyland trip at Easter – the backing music is an edit of our actual performance too  
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  • Language Success at the Have My Say Competition

    Published 18/05/17
    On Wednesday afternoon, 30 of our many talented linguists travelled to Colchester for the finals of the Have Your Say competition. This was the third round, following the school heats and the March competition, when the students competed against loca
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  • Student success at the South East Essex Art & Design Competition

    Published 28/03/17
    Five of our Sixth Formers entered their work into the South East Essex Art & Design Competition and all won prizes!  Here are the details: Lauren               &nb
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  • Africa Day for Year 5s

    Published 21/03/17

    On Saturday 18th March SHSG hosted once again a very successful primary outreach event. 66 girls from our catchment area primary schools, including Bournes Green, Thorpedene, Thorpe Greenways, St Mary’s and Milton Hall, attended a fantastic day of Art, History, Geography and English, all delivered with a focus on Africa.


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  • BBC News School Report

    Published 07/03/17
    Students from this school made the news for real on 16 March 2017 as they took part in BBC News School Report. BBC School News Report at SHSG was a massive hit with a wide range of students from all years getting involved. Our enthusiastic st
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  • Visit by Author Saci Lloyd

    Published 03/03/17
    To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March, the author Saci Lloyd visited the school to give a hugely entertaining talk to all of the girls in Years 9 and 10.  Saci is the author of The Carbon Diaries 1 and 2; Momentum and It’s the
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  • Japanese at St Mary's C of E Primary, Prittlewell

    Published 03/03/17
    At the end of February a group of 10 students from years 9 to 13 along with Mrs Baxter, their Japanese teacher, spent the morning at St Mary's C of E Primary School, Prittlewell, as part of their week of activities that focused on Japan. Mrs
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  • National Offer Day - 1st March 2017

    Published 28/02/17
    If you wish to appeal the decision of your daughter's offer please write to the school addressing your letter to the Admissions Administrator or email to who will then reply and send you the appropriate form.  Notice of App
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  • Stonewall Champions

    Published 02/02/17
    We are delighted that SHSG is now a Stonewall Champion School. We are now a member of the Champions programme which tackles homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying and celebrates difference. The School Champions programme helps hundreds of scho
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  • GCSE Certificates

    Published 24/01/17
    This is to advise students that have now left that their GCSE certificates for exams taken in the Summer 2016 are now available for collection from the Exams Office.  
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  • 11+ Priority Area - Final Date

    Published 19/01/17
    The final date for moving into the 11+ priority area for year 6 students wishing to enter the school in September 2017 is 19th January.  The ‘in priority’ address must be the main/primary address of the student, not an address of con
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  • Another record year of applications for places in Year 7

    Published 05/01/17
    Southend High School for Girls enjoys another record year of applications for places in Year 7.  Not only has the total number of students applying to be part of our vibrant and challenging school increased, but the number from the loc
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