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Robotic hands are wired for success

Making a moving robotic hand would be a tough challenge for sixth-formers, but at Burgess Hill Girls it is all part of a term’s work for Year 5 girls aged nine and ten. Working in pairs, the girls made hands of card, with straw fingers. Then they did the necessary coding and wired it to

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Sussex Schools Cross Country Championships

Two teams last entered the Sussex Schools Cross Country Championships at Waterhall Brighton on Wednesday 16th January. It was an extremely tough course on a very cold day. All girls ran well in the junior team finishing in the top half of the result table. Charlotte Hogbin gained a very creditable 30th place out of

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Lower Sixth Networking Dinner

On Tuesday 29th January we held our Lower Sixth Networking Dinner. Huge thank you to Lottie who wrote this summary.   Whilst Sussex was freezing in blizzard conditions, the Lower Sixth were breaking the ice at the Annual Networking Dinner at Mid Sussex Golf Club. During the evening, a number of professionals kindly gave up

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Ski Medals Galore

Our junior and senior ski teams have returned to Sussex with a clutch of medals after taking part in this year’s Independent School Ski and Snowboard Championships (ISSC). Held in the French Alpine ski resort of Les Deux Alpes, the six-day competition attracted over 400 competitors from more than 20 British schools. The 19-strong teams

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Little Miss Welcome

Depending upon your upbringing you may be familiar with the Mr Men and Little Miss children’s books by Roger Hargreaves. Certainly they are very well known in the UK, home country of Burgess Hill Girls. At Burgess Hill Girls we know them even better as Little Miss characters have an important role to play in

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international ice skating win

  Seventeen-year-old Rachel Yu is in a spin after winning the prestigious Asian Junior Figure Skating Challenge 2018/19 in Hong Kong which attracted competitors from all over the world. Rachel, one of our girls, began ice skating at the age of five. ‘I started enjoying watching people skate before I could even fit into the

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Christmas 2018 at Burgess Hill Girls

Christmas at Burgess Hill Girls is always a great time for all the girls and staff. There is always a lot going on from the Christmas Productions, Concert and our wonderful Carol Service, there is never a quiet day! Spreading Christmas cheer throughout the school and even the local community is guaranteed to put a

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'Missing' Review

Alicia Brophy, one of our Year 8 Drama Scholars, has written a review of our Year 9 & 10 workshop production, “Missing”. I thought that Missing was an extremely good show and was very creative. It had a very effective beginning as when the ensemble came in one by one looking at the tent it

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Honouring Parliament Week by celebrating the suffragette movement

Our pupils have been spreading the word about the importance of political engagement in winning woman’s suffrage. Sporting a suffagist’s sash, head girl Cara and deputy head girls Sophie and Bridget walked the school corridors to encourage girls to consider the importance of the 1918 act which gave women the right to vote, and the

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Anti Bullying Week

Our Junior School pupils showed their support for Anti Bullying Week [12-16 November] by backing Odd Socks Day. It was an opportunity for children to express themselves and celebrate their individuality and what makes us all unique. The Junior School marked every day of Anti Bullying Week, with special assemblies on topics including respect, finding

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