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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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  • Careers Day

    Published 23/02/18
    On 8th February Year 9 students were able to experience an insight into a wide variety of careers when visiting speakers came to talk about their own career areas and experiences.  Over twenty presenters; many of whom were former students of SHS
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  • Under 13’s football team are Borough Champions!

    Published 07/02/18
    In their 1st year of football the year 7/8 combined team have been victorious in the borough league. The girls played their final game of the league campaign against Belfairs Academy, with both teams being unbeaten, it was the title decider. The girl
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  • Peers in Schools Visit to SHSG from Lord Lexden

    Published 30/01/18
    SHSG hosted a talk from a member of the House of Lords on Friday 26th January to encourage students to become more engaged with the political and parliamentary process.  Lord Lexden met sixth form Politics students to talk about the wo
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  • SHSG Student One of Havering's Bright Young Political Hopefuls

    Published 25/01/18
    SHSG Student Sila is one of Havering's bright young political hopefuls.  Sila wants to be an MYP and have the chance to represent the young people of Havering.  Education to employment is a big transition and Sila believes that eve
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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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