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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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  • Planet Leasing sponsors SHSG's bench coats

    Published 20/03/19
    The cross country team from Southend High School for Girls were fully prepared for the cold weather elements at the recent Essex Schools’ Championships after kindly being sponsored by Planet Leasing from Leigh-on-Sea with 12 new branded “
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  • Author Visit Teri Terry

    Published 14/03/19
    On 12th March, award-winning author Teri Terry, visited SHSG to talk to students about her books and career as a writer.        Teri is the author of award-winning debut trilogy - Slated, Fractured and Shatt
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  • Harry Potter Book Night

    Published 11/03/19

    On Thursday 28th March 2019 we will be celebrating our 5th Harry Potter Book Night with our own special evening of wizarding activities. Tickets are on sale from the School Bank for £5 each. Younger sibling are welcome but we do ask that children below Year 7 are accompanied by an adult (no ticket required for the accompanying adult).

    To book a ticket, please download and return the form below to the School Bank. Payment can be made via ParentPay or by cheque made payable to Southend High School for Girls.

    Tickets are limited and this is always a popular evening so book early to avoid disappointment!

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  • She Runs

    Published 08/03/19
    Next week 12 girls will be travelling to Paris to take part in the SHE RUNS active girls leadership project. This inaugural event is being organised by the International Schools’ Sports Federation (ISF) and involves 500 young women from acro
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  • UK Mathematics Trust Intermediate

    Published 08/03/19
    United Kingdom Mathematics Trust Intermediate Challenge Congratulations to Bella P, Year 10 who has done amazingly well to be invited to one of the National Mathematics Summers Schools, following her recent strong performance in the Intermediate
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  • New Appointment

    Published 15/02/19
    Dear Parents, Carers, Students and Friends of SHSG As you know, I am retiring at the end of the summer term.  It will be a sad time for me to be leaving the SHSG family after over 30 years.  However, I leave the school in a very strong p
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  • Spanish Theatre Trip

    Published 08/02/19
    Spanish theatre trip to see La casa de Bernarda Alba - Year 13 On Wednesday,  Ms McKeown and Mrs Zammit accompanied a group of Year 13 Spanish students to Channing School in Highgate, North London, to see a Spanish-language performance of the pl
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  • Poetry by Heart

    Published 08/02/19
    Poetry by Heart Andrew Motion, the poet laureate who co-founded the Poetry by Heart national competition, wrote - ‘learning a poem by heart’ places the poem at a central place in ourselves and makes it precious; it allows the poem to
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  • Year 9 Options Evening

    Published 25/01/19

    Thank you to all parents/carers who attended the parents information evening regarding Year 9 Options. For those unable to join us, please find below a link to the evening's powerpoint presentation and a copy of the Year 9 Options Booklet issued to all students. The selection form is to be returned by Friday 1st March 2019.

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  • Fosters Uniform Price Increase

    Published 22/01/19

    Please find below a letter from one of our uniform suppliers, Fosters Schoolwear, regarding a price increase for 2019. The increase takes effect friom 31st January 2019.

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  • Countdown to the future ...

    Published 17/01/19
    TV presenter, ambassador for women in mathematics and former Southend High School for Girls student, Rachel Riley, took a break from her hectic work schedule this week to formally open the Brierley Building at Southend High School for Girls
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  • Media Studies Coursework Completed

    Published 13/12/18
    Delighted to announce that Year 13 have completed their Media Studies coursework. They have worked really hard to produce magazines, radio shows, websites and music videos, all to a very high standard. 30% of their Al evel in the bag!
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