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Superb GCSE Results for Burgess Hill Girls

With a massive 64% of all entries graded A*/A (new grades 9-7) and nearly half the cohort gaining at least seven or more A*/A (new grades 9-7), Burgess Hill Girls is celebrating another year of success. There were more A* grades than any other grade in legacy subjects, which have letter grades. In the newly

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A Level Success for Burgess Hill Girls

Burgess Hill Girls celebrated in style yesterday as another impressive crop of A level results landed. Well over half the girls gained three or more A*-B grades with over half the year group taking at least one STEM subject. An impressive 42% of all grades were A*/A, well above the national figure of 26%. More

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Five Finalists in the National Open Art Children's Competition

Five young artists from Burgess Hill Girls have been chosen as finalists in the inaugural National Open Art Children’s Competition. The competition seeks to nurture and encourage children and young people of all ages and capabilities to engage in the arts and aims to inspire the next generation of artists and creatives. Of Burgess Hill

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Sister Success

To quote from the popular text: A Game of Thrones “You may be as different as the sun and the moon, but the same blood flows through both your hearts. You need her, as she needs you…”. We are celebrating the success of two remarkable Sixth Formers who also happen to be sisters. Fully embracing

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Sports Tour to Barbados

Burgess Hill Girls Netball and Hockey Teams embarked on an exciting Sports Tour to the beautiful island of Barbados during the Summer holidays. A squad of 16 girls took part in an action packed programme including eight fixtures and two coaching clinics.     The team played in hot and humid conditions against local sides.

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Making a Spanish Tortilla

Chopping onions was the first challenge of the many to come, and already poor Bobbi was in tears. They needed to be of adequate size; small enough to avoid the risk of overwhelming potency, but sufficiently generous to add the desired onionish flavour. After much anguish, the onion was chopped, and the team moved stoically

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Barbara Webb

It was with great sadness that we were informed that one of our previous Heads, Barbara Webb, passed away on the 6th August. Please find below an obituary from her son Howard. Please do read it, Barbara was quite a remarkable women. She was passionate about educating girls in a single-sex environment and more specifically

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Prepare Your Daughter for Starting School

Take it easy As a mother of three daughters, I have prepared all of them for school during what have at times been anxious summers. Despite my university training and many years teaching experience, I haven’t always got it right but I have learnt a lot along the way. In fact, I think that I

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Festival of Quilts 2017 - Triumph for Burgess Hill Girls

The chances are you might have heard about the Festival of Quilts this year as it’s had heavy coverage on the Chris Evans Radio 2 Breakfast Show. If you are a listener you might now know that Festival of Quilts is the biggest patchwork and quilting exhibition in Europe attracting entries from many European countries. The

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Founders' Day 2017

And so the 2016-2017 year came to a close with an excellent Founders’ Day. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Please read on for a summary of the day and prize-winners. To see all images please visit our Facebook page. Junior School     Head of Junior School, Heather Cavanagh welcomed everyone

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Young Fashion Designer UK

Young Fashion Designer UK (YFD UK) was established in 2010 to recognise young fashion designers. It is an annual national competition where Fashion and Textiles works are judged by industry professionals. The competition is divided into two areas; the South covers schools from Oxford down the south coast; east and west of the country. Students enter their

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Visit to Creative Assembly

At the end of last month, girls from Year 9 were invited to visit the offices of Creative Assembly in Horsham.     Creative Assembly is one of the UK’s top games development studios, having won global recognition for their games, and employing over 500 staff. We’re sure they’re very busy people, so we were

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