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About Southend High School for Girls

Academic Excellence and
Life-Changing Experiences

On behalf of the staff, students and governors, it is a great privilege as Headteacher of Southend High School for Girls to welcome you to our website.

SHSG is an inspiring and vibrant place, full of energy and laughter – and amazing people! It’s a school where we constantly aim to meet the challenges set out in our principles of ensuring that everyone is safe, happy and successful.

  • Feeding curiosity
  • Building leadership
  • Pushing boundaries
  • Developing independence
  • Celebrating performance
  • Creating futures

100 Years Of

Educational Excellence

Jason Carey

Headteacher

LIFE-CHANGING LEADERSHIP

Developing Confident,
Successful and Happy Students

We are passionate about developing the next generation of leaders.

As an outstanding and successful grammar school, we celebrate and promote academic excellence, but we also place a high value on creativity, performance, sporting excellence and leadership.  Our students are active ambassadors for the school in the local community.

SHSG Parent:

I would like to pass my thanks to everyone in the school for the way in which you have handled the most recent lockdown. The positivity and genuine regard for the girls’ well-being has clearly been at the heart of so much that you have done through these tricky times.

Hear from

Our alumnae

As a school we have a strong tradition of maintaining links with our former students and we want this to continue. We have an alumni network through which we would like to keep you up to date with the school’s progress, development and achievements.

A snapshot of life at

Southend High School for Girls

Music
A variety of choirs & music ensembles
Sport
Excellent support & facilities
Art
A wide range of artistic materials & techniques
Academic
Feeding curiosity

The Latest

Gazette, News & Letters

Southend High School for Girls holds many events and activities throughout the year and we therefore intend to keep you informed with our events calendar and our news and school letter areas.

Applications for Sixth Form are now openInformation here