We are a successful academy grammar school with high aspirations for all our students and believe strongly that building students’ learning capacity has the power to transform lives.

We have an excellent staff who support the students in all their learning and extra-curricular activities. We are a friendly school and one which provides an encouraging environment in which pupils can pursue a diverse range of activities.


  • @whsg1920
    Boris Johnson to address school leavers Friday 10 July 10am. The PM will address all school leavers, broadcast on Facebook and YouTube. Please encourage your final year children to tune in! Recordings of the address will be available on both platforms.
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    Pop over to Facebook tonight for a virtual piano recital. View all our students' performances over lockdown on our WHSG Music YouTube channel
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    the ensembles - sheet music & play-along tracks, along with the Google Drive folder (upload your final recording here). More info can be found on the poster below & if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Mrs Daniels. We can't wait to see your performances!
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    instrumental, strings or vocal, or you can submit a solo, duet or other ensemble performance (these will be auditioned depending the number of submissions). To take part, please join the Music Ensembles Google Classroom - iorjedv - where you can find all of the resources for
  • @whsg1920
    After the huge success of our Virtual Live Lounge, we are hoping to showcase more superb musical performances from our WHSG students in a Virtual Summer Concert. It is your last chance to get involved (deadline FRIDAY 10th JULY) by performing with one of our virtual ensembles:
  • @whsg1920 retweeted @InfoBeardwell
    We are pleased to announce that 1st floor refurbishment works at Westcliff High School for Girls started this week and we look forward working with the school again!
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    The students that have been coming in to school have been busy paying tributes in chalk on the playground floor.
  • @whsg1920 retweeted @WhsgScience
    Join the live Q&A at 2pm today
  • @whsg1920 retweeted @whsg_biology
    Year 12’s UCAS course search for 2021 is open! Take a look at what courses interest you and perhaps sign up for some virtual open days. It will do wonders for your motivation!!
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    There is still time to register your child for online music lessons. Please see the flyer for details and contact Mrs Daniels.
  • @whsg1920 retweeted @SouthendSN
    Did you know that you can access even if you don't live in Southend? If you attend a secondary school in you can use our service! 📱#SouthendSN
  • @whsg1920
    A virtual wellbeing weekender, free for students and frontline and key workers.
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