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.


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    We appreciate you and all you have done for us!
  • @whsg1920 retweeted @SET_Science
    We are delighted to announce that have been selected as the Specialist Delivery SLP for Biology by . This role will be led by Matt King, Head of Biology at Westcliff High School for Girls:
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    We are delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Cooper as Dr Hayman's successor, to be effective from 1st September 2021.
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    Congratulations to Rumaysa, Samira & Sumehra for their incredible entry into the 'Rethinking Languages through COVID-19' competition!
  • @whsg1920 retweeted @cs_essex
    We are delighted to announce the launch of Pathways into Technology, a brand new video series created by young people, asking the right questions to inspire others into technology careers.
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    A massive thank you to ! Visit to see more of their great work.
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    We are sad to announce that Mrs Pauline Baines, a former Deputy Headteacher and Teacher of RE at Westcliff High School for Girls, passed away on 10th February 2021, aged 74.
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    We are sad to announce that Mrs Lorene Camy, a former teacher at Westcliff High School for Girls passed away suddenly on 12th January 2021, aged 77 years.
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    GCSE and A-level Certificate Collection Day has been cancelled due to COVID restrictions. You will be contacted when we have more information about rescheduling.
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    • UPDATE • We're sorry to have to inform you that Year 11 will need to remain away from school for a further day, Tuesday 15th December 2020, where remote learning will continue to take place. We will contact you again tomorrow with an update on the situation.
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    Tomorrow we will clarify who needs to self-isolate beyond this day and notify you accordingly. We apologise for the disruption this will cause. Lessons will follow the normal timetable and take place using remote learning.
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