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Weekly Gazette

The SHSG Weekly Gazette is sent electronically each Friday to all parents of students at the school.  It contains news items, notices about competitions, revision sessions,  sports news and a Week at a Glance section with details of clubs and extra curricular activities.

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  • Monday 15th January SHSG Weekly Gazette

    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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  • Monday 8th January SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 05/01/18
    A very short week this week as we welcome in 2018.  Next week sees the start of mock examinations for year 13.  This is a vital set of examinations for them as they influence examination entry decisions. Everyone in the school will have exa
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  • Monday 18th December SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 15/12/17
    Please take a look at the BBC School Report video on the Reverse Advent Calendar Campaign The video can be accessed here:  The presenter is Chiana P in year 9.  F
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  • Monday 11th December SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 08/12/17
    Though we don’t have an accurate final figure yet, the Parents' Association will have raised around £2,700 which is excellent.  We raised around £600 from our seasonal refreshments sold at all the three Christmas
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  • Monday¬†4th December SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 01/12/17
    Don’t forget that you can contribute to school through the PA via EasyFundrasing.  Go through EasyFundraising to buy your on line gifts this Christmas and the school will get a small amount of money from the retailer with no cost to you. B
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  • Monday 27th November SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 24/11/17
    A year 12 student Kathryn M 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
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  • Monday 20th November SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 17/11/17
    Tickets for our Christmas concerts, which start at 7.30pm on the 5th, 6th and 7th December in the school hall, are now on sale at the School Bank, priced at £6 for adults and £4 for concessions; if your daughter is performing in one of th
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  • Monday 13th November SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 10/11/17
    We are fundraising to replace the grand piano in the main hall and the three pianos in each of the music practice rooms that have served the school well for over forty years, but are now sadly beyond repair. We are inviting the school community, both
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  • Monday 6th November SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 03/11/17
    The day we broke up for half term was the school’s 104th birthday and we celebrated in the usual style -  cards were given, cakes were prepared and eaten, Happy Birthday was sung and presents were given. There were two fashion shows one at
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  • Monday 30th October SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 20/10/17
    This week's newsletter contains a glowing critique on SHSG's Novem Consort.  To read this and much more please click here for the SHSG Weekly Gazette.
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  • Monday 16th October SHSG Weekly Gazette

    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. 
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  • Monday 9th October SHSG Weekly Gazette

    Published 06/10/17
    A level Art students visited London at the end of September and enjoyed the BP Portrait Award - this an annual portraiture competition held at the National Portrait Gallery. It is known as the most important contemporary Art competition in the world.
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