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GCSE Results 2016

Outstanding Achievements in GCSE Results 2016

A sunny day in all respects, as Burgess Hill Girls celebrates another excellent set of GCSE results, maintaining its consistent record of over 30% of all entries gaining A* grades, with 66% A*/A and well over half the girls getting 7 or more A* or A grades apiece.     Special congratulations go to the

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A* to A grades improve by a staggering 12% as Burgess Hill Girls yet again exceed 80% A*- B

Another set of superb A level results have placed Burgess Hill Girls amongst the very strongest schools in Sussex. Despite warnings from exam boards that A levels are becoming harder, Burgess Hill Girls have bucked the trend, gaining their highest ever proportion of A*- A grades. For the fifteenth consecutive year, Burgess Hill Girls’ A*-

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West End Show Magic comes to Burgess Hill Girls

More than 100 students from four Mid Sussex schools saw the culmination of over six months work when they staged the musical Les Miserables. The cast and crew from Burgess Hill Girls, Central Sussex College, Ardingly College and St. Pauls Catholic College had been preparing and rehearsing since last September for the show that was

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Apprentice Star Bianca Miller makes video for Burgess Hill Girls

One of the stars of the hit BBC show, The Apprentice has made a video especially for our girls. Bianca Miller, herself a former pupil at an all girls school, and ex-student at the University of Sussex has recently launched her own brand of hoisery under the name ‘Bianca Miller London’ as well as setting

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Immersion Weekend in Spain

A group of Year 10 and Lower Sixth students studying Spanish went to Spain for an immersion weekend this term (Spring 2017) where they were to spend a whole four days communicating only in Spanish. After getting off the plane on Friday, they stopped in the beautiful historical town of Ávila. The girls were split

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Boarders visit the West End

On Saturday 11th February, the Boarders set off to the West End to watch the popular show “Phantom of the Opera.” Despite the snow fall the night before, the students and staff were not put off taking the coach journey to London. On reaching London, there was enough time for some window shopping and lunch

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Chocolate on Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, some of the girls in the boarding houses got together for a spot of indulgent chocolate making.  The Pretzel Heart Chocolate pieces went down a treat with everyone as they all tasted a chocolate heart decorated in sprinkles.  

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Success at Pony Club

Congratulations to Jasmine D (Year 10) who has been awarded the Douglas Bunn Sportsmanship Award and Shield by the South Down West Pony Club. This the clubs highest award recognising commitment, perseverance and participation.  The Award is presented annually to a club member who has shown all of the above skills, along with excellent sportsmanship. 

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Valentine’s Bake Off

You could have your cake and eat it at Burgess Hill Girls yesterday! Our talented bakers raised a whopping £300 for St Peter and St James’ Hospice in the Valentine’s Bake Off.  Imaginative and inspirational bakes included tiny heart shaped petit fours, immaculate rose laden cup-cakes, melt in the mouth cookies and even a Bridge

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Tale of the Gingerbread Man

Our Hedgehogs class of 2 ½-3 year olds have been learning all about the tale of the Gingerbread man who ‘ran and ran as fast as he can’! One of their activities was to create their very own gingerbread person and fox biscuit holder. Cookery is an exciting way to develop children’s concentration and listening

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Liquid Rainbow

At Burgess Hill Nursery we encourage the children’s natural curiosity to experiment and fuel their interest through group science activities. During their weather topic they enjoyed experimenting with ingredients by carefully listening to instructions from their class teacher. Step by step they carefully created their very own liquid rainbow.         

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Exploring Ice

At Burgess Hill Nursery our First steps to science are to let the children test their ideas… they need time develop their own ideas. We wanted to introduce ‘Ice’ and support the children’s understanding of how ice is made. So to start with we organised an unstructured activity: We gave the children a plastic bowl

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Local Carers Enjoy a much deserved Pamper Day

Burgess Hill Girls held a Pamper Day for Carers on Wednesday 8th February 2017.  Year 9 pupils looked after the carers for the day by showing them around the information stands, booking pamper sessions for them, serving lunch and keeping them company.  The free event, which was organised by the school and Burgess Hill Town

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STEM week in the Junior School

The return after the February half term will mark the start of STEM week in the Junior School. With a theme of ‘future technology’ the week will explore how the Earth’s resources are being used to power the planet and what the future holds in terms of renewable energy. Across the Junior school we will

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