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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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  • 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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  • SHSG Success at Jack Petchey Regional Final

    Published 03/05/19
    On Wednesday 1st May, Tess K and Shuchishmita M represented SHSG in the Regional Final of the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge.  The Regional Finals were held at Westcliff High School for Girls and was a fabulous evening in which talented year 1
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  • Help Raise Funds towards a New Minibus

    Published 02/05/19
    Please support us when you do your next shop at Waitrose in Leigh: to help raise funds towards a new school minibus, the Parents' Association has been chosen this month as one of the local charitable causes to benefit from the Waitrose Commu
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  • Cream of the Cream

    Published 01/05/19
    Well done to Caitlin, Bella and Urbi for their amazing achievements in gaining merits in the follow on round of the UKMT maths challenge. We really do have the cream of the cream here at SHSG showing they are in very top tier of students in the
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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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