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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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Tree Planting Ceremony

Every year at Burgess Hill Girls we hold a Tree Planting Ceremony. The current Head Girl plants a tree to celebrate her time in post, and hands over her duties to the next Head Girl, Cara and the new School Officers. The sun was shining and there were smiles all around. Head Girl, Nell, reflected

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Preparing your child for Big School

  Is your child moving up to Big School? Our Nursery Teacher Mrs Roberts has put together some tips to ensure the move is a smooth one.   Most schools have an induction day or Meet the Teacher day. This is a really important time for your child to see what their new classroom is

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Evacuee Week

In order to fully immerse the girls in their wartime experience we planned a series of activities over the week. This allowed the girls to get a deeper feeling of what life was like for children in World War Two rather than a glimpse if the session was on one day. The girls and teachers

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Team Challenge in London

On the 13th of April, Year 9 went on a team challenge to Covent Garden, Rosie and Florence have kindly shared their version of events as the day unfolded. Thank you girls. We all took part in a challenge day which was an excellent opportunity to develop our independence and teamwork skills. The challenge included

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Circus Skills Training Day

‘I wonder if I could juggle or make people laugh with clown tricks?’ The girls had a chance to find out at the PTA-funded circus skills workshop on Thursday 12th April.     We were delighted to welcome Tom Kellett from TK Arts to the school – he has been running circus events for children

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Catching Up With Bold Girl Holly Tasker

  We caught up with Bold Girl Holly Tasker who has just been elected President of the University of Cambridge Women’s Cricket team, what an achievement Holly! It was very kind of her to give us an update of what she has been doing since leaving Burgess Hill Girls, and to tell us a little

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Our New Head of Sixth Form

We would like to introduce you to our new Head of Sixth Form, Bill O’Brien-Blake.     Bill O’Brien-Blake brings extensive experience of teaching A Level and supporting young people through the challenges of Years 12 and 13 and on to the next stage of their lives. Bill will join us in September from leading independent

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Wool4School Competition

Year 9 Maddie, was selected as one of the ten finalists in the schools competition organised by ICHF (International Craft and Hobby Fairs). Her task was to design a garment or an outfit using reclaimed fabrics, unloved garments and found trimmings. Throughout the task students were asked to focus on the trend forecast for 2017/2018

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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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