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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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  • Parent Governor Vacancies

    Published 17/01/20

    We will shortly have vacancies for two parent governors on our governing body and invite all parents to nominate themselves, or someone else with parental responsibility for a child at the school, to stand for election.

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  • Year 5 Launchpad 2020

    Published 08/01/20
    Welcome to the  Southend High School for Girls Launchpad 2020!   Each year, SHSG is successful in helping more local girls aspire to a Grammar School education. The SHSG Launchpad is a series of events designed to give your daughte
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  • End of Term Arrangements - Updated 18/12/19

    Published 12/12/19

    The last day of term term is Thursday 19th December 2019.  

    Students will have normal lessons period 1 & 2.  There will then be a fire drill, followed by the Christmas assembly.  Students will be dismissed by approximately 1pm. Maymist Coaches have confirmed their coaches will collect the students at 1pm. Any students that getting the consortium buses home will be supervised in the library until the buses arrive at 3.45pm.

    Wishing you all a very happy and peaceful Christmas.

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  • Exam certificates ready for collection

    Published 03/12/19
    The Summer 2019 GCSE and A Level exam certificates are now available to collect from reception, between 9.30am and 3.45pm (9.30am-12.30pm on 19th & 20th December). It is school policy not to post out certificates. A signature is required on colle
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  • Borough Cross Country Champions!

    Published 15/11/19
    Well done to the 47 girls who represented SHSG in the Borough Cross Country Championships! 
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  • Sixth Form Admissions 2020

    Published 13/11/19
    We are now accepting applications to our Sixth Form for admission into Year 12 in September 2020.  More information on the application process, entry criteria and our A level courses for 2020, can be found here.  The deadline for applicatio
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  • Football Success

    Published 22/10/19
    In September, both Lucy O (Year 9) and Darcy D (Year 8) trialled to represent the u14 Essex County Schools’ Team. This prestigious team was successful last year in winning the County Schools’ National Trophy which is one of the stepping s
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  • Fun and Healthy Chinese Cuisine Review

    Published 22/10/19
    The 2-hour workshop started with a short but informative presentation about food provenance and the variety of food in China. It was then followed by an interactive demonstration of how to cook the black bean chicken dish that we would later attempt
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  • Christmas Puddings

    Published 11/10/19
    The Parents' Association will be selling Christmas puddings again this year and order forms will be sent home shortly. We will again be able to offer payment via ParentPay and of course always happy to accept cheques and cash.  We will
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  • Former Student and her Media Career

    Published 04/10/19
    The A level media students had an interesting visit from ex student Emily Moreton this week. Emily studied A level Media Studies at SHSG and left 12 years ago. Since then she has travelled the world from Vietnam to the Galapagos Islands, raising
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  • Photography Workshop

    Published 17/09/19
    Sixth form and Year 11 media students took part in a photography workshop on Friday 13th September. They had carefully planned images to take and invited other students in to model for them. We were assisted by one of our ex students Anna C who is
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  • Southend SCITT

    Published 11/09/19
    Our school is part of a growing number of schools leading the way for more school-led teacher training. This is extremely important to us because it means we can choose the very best talent and develop them into becoming outstanding teachers. Being a
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