Year 5 Open Evening 2021

Year 5 Open Evening 2021

Open evening 2021

Year 5

Due to the current situation it has been necessary to cancel our Year 5 Open Evening usually held in July and we are unable to welcome visitors into our school. Key information about the school is available for prospective parents and carers on this page.

Below, you will find below a welcome from Head Teacher Mr Carey, introductions to the curriculum and pastoral system from members of the Senior Leadership Team and videos from students talking about their experiences at Southend High School for Girls. Please click on the panels below to access the various video presentations.


We hope you enjoy finding out about our fantastic school and the Southend High School for Girls family ethos and look forward to meeting you in person in the near future.  Our admissions policy for the academic year September 2022 can be found here.  Information about the 11+ can be found here on the CSSE website.

Year 7 secondary school places for September 2022 start will need to applied for via your Local Authority. Information for Southend Admissions and how to apply for secondary school places can be found here.

For all further enquiries please contact

Mr J Carey MEd (Cantab), NPQEL, LLE


A welcome message
Mr Carey, the Headteacher talks here about the values and ethos of Southend High School for Girls.

Mr L Boney

Deputy Headteacher

An overview of the SHSG curriculum
Mr Boney, the Deputy Headteacher, outlines the philosophy behind the curriculum at SHSG and provides an overview of Year 7 and beyond.


Year 7

An Introduction to SHSG – Year 7 presentation
In this section two Year 7 students talk through their experience of their first year at Southend High School for girls.

Mrs Leman

Assistant Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead

An introduction to the Pastoral System
Mrs Leman, Assistant Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead provides an overview of the Pastoral System and explain how your daughter will be supported in her journey through Southend High School for Girls.


Year 13

How Southend High School for Girls has shaped me
Here two of our Year 13 students share their reflections on their 7 years at Southend High School for Girls, the opportunities they have had and the way it has prepared them for the future.