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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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  • Maths at the Royal Institute

    Published 30/04/19
    Komal , Sanjana and I went to the Royal Institute of Maths in Chelmsford for 6 weeks on a Saturday. We were so fortunate to be able to go there and we enjoyed learning there. It was really inspirational to listen and learn from the different lectures
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  • Year 8 Amsterdam Trip

    Published 30/04/19
    During the first week of the Easter holidays this year, we were part of a group of year 8 students that travelled to Amsterdam, Holland, as part of an educational science trip. Whilst there, we got to experience many extraordinary things, that we wou
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  • Summer Term starts on Tuesday 23rd April

    Published 11/04/19

    Summer Term starts on Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

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  • Success for SHSG student in a translation competition

    Published 05/04/19
    In November, five of our sixth form linguists were invited to take part in a translation competition organised by the European Commission.  73 schools in the UK took part, alongside schools from all the other members of the European Un
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  • On our way to reducing plastic waste

    Published 01/04/19
    Last year, SHSG students used 61,000 items of plastic cutlery and 29,600 polystyrene or plastic boxes so that they could have takeaway meals from the canteen. All of this is single-use plastic.  We all know the issue: single-use plastic
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  • PA allocates funds worth £6,500 to various departments

    Published 29/03/19
    All money is raised at events we run or support with refreshments or by selling raffle tickets and this goes towards items and events that will support the students’ learning.  As you will have seen from the Gazette in the past weeks, we h
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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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