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Sophie Walker Twilight Session

  Women’s Equality Party leader Sophie Walker joined our Academic Scholars in Years 9, 11 and Lower Sixth as part of its celebration of the centenary of the women’s vote and told the girls that they should have the courage to follow their dreams. Sophie, who the girls described as “inspirational and thought provoking” gave a

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Naples Trip

At the end of March some of our girls had the amazing opportunity to go to Naples for a few days. Thanks to Charlotte in Year 9 for this write up so we can get a feel of what they got up to!   Wednesday 21st March We had to meet at the airport at

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Easter Coffee & Crafting

Last week Burgess Hill Nursery hosted our first Easter Coffee & Crafting Morning.     It was wonderful to see both parents and children get stuck into the crafting with the lovely Aneka (known for her Bing Bunny YouTube clips). There were some very fancy Easter bonnets created and then proudly shown off by the

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British Linguistics Olympiad Success

Congratulations to the Senior School students who took part in the challenging UK Linguistics Olympiad in the Spring Term 2018. Selina, Year 11, obtained a Gold award in the Advanced Olympiad normally reserved for sixth formers, and made it through to the second round in Reading. Selina finished 14th nationally. During the second round, the

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Brighton Marathon Challenge

If you follow our news, you’ll know we love a running challenge at Burgess Hill Girls. Last year Penguins Teacher Mrs Clayson completed the Edinburgh Marathon and we had staff teams competing in the Royal Parks Half Marathon and Race for Life. We also sponsor a water station at the Brighton Marathon. This year we’ll be cheering

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UKMT Team Challenge

On Tuesday 13th March Alice, Meghana, Eva and Bethany participated in the UKMT Year 8 and 9 Team Maths challenge in Ashford. Thanks to Bethany for this excellent report: We began the day with the Group Round. In this round we were given 10 problem solving questions, which we had 45 minutes to complete, as a

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Maths beyond the classroom

We encounter mathematics in some shape or form throughout our day to day lives. Despite this maths is one of those subjects that can strike fear into the hearts of both children and adults. This fear and the perception that ‘I can’t do maths’ can strike early in life yet for most this is simply

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Snow Fun!

The ‘Beast from the East’ at the end of February may have caused disruption across Sussex but for the pupils at Burgess Hill Girls it was an opportunity to get out and have some fun.     Here are just a few photos, please see our Facebook for more.     Unlike a good percentage of Sussex

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Carers' Pamper Day 2018

Burgess Hill Girls played host to the 10th Annual Pamper Day for Carers on Wednesday 7th March.  This special event is for carers living in the Burgess Hill area who provide unpaid care for a loved-one.     Working alongside Burgess Hill Town Council, our Croft II Performance hall was the perfect setting for carers

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Yesterday’s Women inspire Tomorrow’s Women

Last month Burgess Hill Girls Junior School’s Creative Week focused on brave and brilliant women of the second half of the 20th century. Each year group was assigned a decade to explore in order to find out how women have transformed society and now inspire our future. Even the youngest pupils took part. Penguins group,

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