Southend High School for Girls

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Southchurch Boulevard
Southend-on-Sea
SS2 4UZ
01702588852
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Pupils
1130
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
Gender
Girls
Building
Type
Academy - Converter mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(8/12/11)
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100%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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Southend High School for Girls is broadly average sized. It is a grammar school and its sixth form takes students from other schools, including some boys. Most students are from a White British heritage, and a broadly average proportion is from minority ethnic backgrounds. No students are in the early stages of learning English. The proportion of students with special educational needs and/or disabilities is low and the proportion known to be entitled to free school meals is below average. The school is a specialist languages college. The school has Healthy Schools status, International School award and the Eco-School award.

Southend High School for Girls Catchment Area Map

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Southend High School for Girls Reviews

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BY PARENTS, FOR PARENTS

“Best Grammar School”
AUTHOR:
"> This is one of the best schools in Essex and it has been number 1 for the past few years and it deserves to be number 1 this year as well. The students get good grades there and all students who do 11+ do well. My daughter did her 11+ there and she passed with flying colours. They give the students all they need to go to a grammar school. I am very proud of my daughter. Thank you Southend High School for Girls –– you are the best.
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