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Independent vs State School for your 4 year old

Like many families you might think that an independent school is out of reach for your four year old. But it could actually cost as little as £72 a week. Choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. We know that many families

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New Head for Burgess Hill Girls

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Liz Laybourn as the new Head of Burgess Hill Girls. Below is an edited transcript of a letter from Dr Alison Smith, Chairman of Governors, which was sent to Burgess Hill Girls parents and girls on the 26th May 2017. ”Since the resignation of Mrs Bell the

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A Truly Amazing Achievement

Congratulations to current parent, Ian Maskell who has completed his epic trip in his wheelchair from the London Eye to Brighton’s i360.  After fourteen days and more than 100 miles later, he was welcomed as he crossed the finish line in the sunshine. Following the completion of this amazing achievement, Ian said: “It has been

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Musical Opportunity to help raise Awareness

Congratulations to Zoe W, Lower Sixth who has just been involved in singing on the track of a song called ‘Sometimes’ which was written by a well-known, successful Brighton based band called City of Ashes. The song focuses on that it is ok to feel down ‘sometimes’ and it all came about during Mental Health

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National Short Story Week

Alice G and Emma C in Year 7 entered the National Short Story Competition 2017 recently.  This competition is run by the ‘National Short Story Week’ whose main aim is to focus public awareness on the merits of the short story and short story writers. This year’s brief was to write a 900 word story

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Religious Education in Year 5

The girls in Year 5 were treated to a visit and talk on Wednesday 24th May 2017 from Tara, a parent from Year 3 to discuss Ramadan which started the following weekend.  As part of their Islam topic the girls have been learning about all aspects of Islam, being a modern, practising Muslim and how

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Sallis Benney Theatre

A wonderful time was had by all at the Sallis Benney theatre in Brighton on Saturday 13th May 2017, as Hugh Lupton regaled his audience with epic tales. This was something very different from usual theatrical experience- one man, a horn and the audience. The girls were initially rather startled, but then Hugh Lupton began

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Year 4 Juniper Hall residential Trip

On Monday 22nd May 2017, Year 4 set off for the annual trip to Juniper Hall, Dorking. Once they had arrived and settled, they set off for the landscape up over Box Hill. The views over Surrey were stunning and they enjoyed having their lunch in the shade with such amazing views at the top

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Infant Summer concert

On Thursday 18th May 2017, there was a very excited Infant Department at Burgess Hill Girls. It was the day of their Summer Concert. The girls had been working really hard towards this event – learning words, playing instruments and composing their own music. They proudly walked on to ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ by Justin

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Work Experience for our Sixth Formers

It has been great to hear of the various work experience placements that our Sixth Form have been fortunate to be involved in recently.  Elizabeth G in the Lower Sixth recently took park in her ‘Toshiba Medical Systems UK’ Work Experience. “Instead of spending my half term relaxing and reflecting on the busy term so

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Summer Open Morning welcomes back former Head Girl

It was a pleasure to welcome back former Head Girl, now Author and current parent, Kelly Willoughby when she visited our school for our Summer Open Morning on Friday 19th May 2017. Her smiling personality and friendly manner was a great hit with the visitors as they collected a signed copy of her book that

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