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Sports are an important part of life at Southend High School for Girls and we are extremely proud of our history and successes in a range of sporting events. In addition to the core PE curriculum that runs throughout your daughters time here, there are many opportunities to participate in a number of sports clubs, including Netball, Football, Athletics, Swimming, Rugby and Cross Country. We have a great sized field, brand new floodlit netball courts, a large sports hall and gymnasium and a fully equipped fitness suite. Some of our recent and notable departmental achievements are:

Some of our more notable achievements include:

  • Year 7, 9 & U16 Borough Netball Champions (2018)
  • U14 & U16 Essex Netball Champions
  • U16 East of England Champions
  • U16 10th in the National Schools' Netball Final
  • Borough Cross Country Champions 2018 (34th consecutive year)
  • Thorpe Hall Cross Country Relay Champions 2018
  • U13 Essex Cross Country Champions 2018
  • National Cup Cross Country Champions (5th occasion)
  • Borough Athletics Champions (33rd consecutive year)
  • World Schools Athletics Championships attendees (4 occasions)
  • Winner of the National Schools Junior Track & Field Cup (13 occasions)
  • Winner of the National Schools Intermediate Track & Field Cup (6 occasions)
  • Achilles Relay Champions
  • Under 13's Borough Football Champions
  • U13's Borough League Champions
  • Winner of the EFL U13's Regional Cup
  • Finalist of the EFL Southern Championships

You would think that such success would go to our head but we celebrate participation in sport just as much as we celebrate achievement. Our annual Sports Awards Presentation in July celebrates those students who have excelled in their chosen sport(s) along side those that have shown commitment and effort in their participation in sport.