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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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  • 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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  • UKMT Mathematics Summer School

    Published 10/09/19
    This summer I was given the opportunity to attend the 52nd UKMT mathematics summer school, run every year by UKMT, at Woodhouse Grove in Leeds. Every year a few students are given the chance to learn more about maths and meet other mathematicians fro
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  • SHSG Uniform Information 2019-20

    Published 04/09/19
    Fosters Schoolwear will sell uniform on the following dates in the foyer at lunchtime: Tuesday 10th September 2019 Tuesday 10th December 2019 Tuesday 4th February 2020 Tuesday 31st March 2020 Tuesday 12th May 2020 Tuesday 21st July 20
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  • Enterprise Challenge Final at Wembley

    Published 19/07/19
    Following a curriculum day of working on pitches for ways to get more women into the football industry, five year 9s were chosen to attend the National Enterprise Challenge grand final, myself included. We worked for weeks, developing the winning pit
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  • Success at the National Schools' Track and Field Cup Final

    Published 12/07/19
    The junior and intermediate athletics teams competed in the National Schools’ track and field cup final. After the seven regional finals that took place across the country the junior girls scored the highest number of points and the intermediat
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  • Global Young Leaders

    Published 04/07/19
    My experience at the global young leaders conference was one that, as cliched as it might sound, was life changing. I visited Washington DC and New York and was able to explore monuments from United Nations headquarters to the US Department of State.
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  • National Youth Theatre Workshop

    Published 14/06/19
    Sixteen of our most talented students from years 9 – 12, recently took part in a workshop and audition day with the National Youth Theatre.  The NYT have been in existence for over 60 years and  can claim credit for starting the caree
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  • New Year 7 Parent Evening

    Published 03/06/19

    Please note this evening is for parents of 2019 Year 7's only who have been offered a place for September.

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  • National Champion

    Published 17/05/19
    Congratulations to Lucy in year 8 who was part of the National Cup winning side with the Essex Schools Under 14 football team at the English Schools’ Cup. Lucy travelled to Stoke with her team to play in the BET365 stadium, home to Premier Leag
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  • SHSG Ski Team

    Published 17/05/19
    On Sunday 12th May, the SHSG Ski Team attended their inaugural race at Ipswich Ski Centre. Comprised of nine students from Year 7 and 8, the students had come together as a team only six weeks ago, attending three training sessions at Brentwood dry s
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  • New bluetooth speaker for PE

    Published 10/05/19
    The Physical Education department would like to thank the Parents’ Association for their kind contribution towards the purchase of a new blue tooth speaker.  Along with the money raised by girls in year 8 who they took part in the sponsore
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