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Another year of outstanding A Level Results

A Level Results Day – we are so immensely proud of what the girls have achieved.   The girls are celebrating this morning after another excellent set of A Level results. Maintaining an unbroken 100% pass rate, an impressive 55% of all grades were A*/A and well over half the girls gained A*-B grades in

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Drone Competition

Drones designed by our young scientists saw off stiff competition from all over the world to be judged overall runners-up in an international competition organised by the British International Education Association and STEM Sussex, which supports and encourages young people to enjoy science, technology, engineering and maths. The challenge for students was to create an

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Summer Reading Suggestions

Have you got some spare time this summer? Why not do some reading from the suggestions below? Perfect for the summer holidays between Year 6 and 7!     ROSE RIVERS BY JACQUELINE WILSON HISTORICAL FICTION Rose lives in a beautiful house with her artist father, her difficult, fragile mother and her many siblings. She

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South of England Agricultural Society Competition

Two of our pupils are celebrating their triumph in the South of England Agricultural Society (SEAS) schools competition. Sophie F (left), and Rosina M, both 11, won first prize in the KS3 Hanging Mobile category. Over 65,000 visitors attended the South of England Agricultural Society summer show in Ardingly, where they enjoyed a showcase of British agriculture, horticulture, educational

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French Immersion Trip to Montpellier

At the end of June fourteen Burgess Hill girls spent five days in the sunny South of France on a French immersion trip.   The girls, from Years 9 to Lower Sixth, and the two accompanying members of staff travelled to the vibrant city of Montpellier. They discovered a dynamic university city which seamlessly mixes

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Olympic Champion Lizzy Yarnold visit

  Olympic golden girl, Lizzy Yarnold visited us for our Junior School Sports Day. She tells us ‘failing is good’ and gave us an empowering and motivational speech about the challenges she faced in her bid to be an Olympian, which reduced several girls and staff to tears. Her own motto? ‘Succeed and celebrate; fail

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Women in Leadership Talk

The Sixth Form girls were invited to a lecture about women in leadership by the Head of English, Mrs Kruschandl. This discussion is part of her research for a Masters’ degree in Educational Leadership at Nottingham University. This year has seen a rebirth in female politics. During the last decade, feminism was considered an outdated

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French Day

It was French Day in the Junior School on Friday 8th June. This year the theme was ‘The Farm’. The aim of the day was to speak more French and understand a little more about the French way of living. There was a market set up in Oaks Hall, where the girls shipped to purchase

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Bold Girl Nikita Khandwala

Bold Girl, Nikita, a privately educated Oxbridge undergraduate campaigns to widen access to university for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds It may seem like an unusual combination, but for Nikita Khandwala it’s a ‘no-brainer’.   Nikita who is 19 years old was recently honoured as one of the finalists in the prestigious Undergraduate of the

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National Boarding Week

  Burgess Hill Girls are celebrating the annual Boarding Schools’ Association event National Boarding Week, June 18th – June 24th. Saturday 16th June 6.30pm – Sunday 17th June 12.30pm Big Boarding Bop and Sleepover Students were encouraged to bring a friend from school to dance the night away followed by a sleepover in Silverdale House.

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