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Rotary Club Young Musician of the Year

On Wednesday 23rd January, Burgess Hill Girls was represented at the Rotary Club Young Musician of the Year Competition. Daisy Hogan, Lucy Leete, Mia Arditi, Emma Naunton and Amélie Earl-Hulse all took part in this competition alongside other students from Burgess Hill Academy and St Paul’s Catholic College. We are very proud of all the

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Top award celebrates boarders’ academic success

Burgess Hill Girls has been presented with a Crystal Award after being named one of an elite group of ‘Top 20 Girls Boarding Schools based on their outstanding A Level results’. Miss Donson, Assistant Head Boarding and Pastoral, was joined by some of the school’s boarders to celebrate the good news. Burgess Hill Girls accepts

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Rock Challenge 2019

This year Burgess Hill Girls entered the UK Rock Challenge dance competition held by the ‘Be Your Best Foundation’. It was the first year we took take part, and it definitely captured the girls attention. Lots of fun was had and many memories were formed. This was just the start of what will become an

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Springboard Brighton Achievements

On Sunday 17th March, Lucy Leete (Year 11 student) competed in the Springboard Brighton and Hove performing arts festival. Some competitors were phenomenally talented musicians and some were junior royal academy students. The standard by far exceeded that of previous years. Lucy played beautifully and received very impressive comments from the adjudicator Christine Hanks. Lucy

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Defending our Karate success

On Sunday 17th March Burgess Hill Girls came 3rd in the Inter Dojo competition hosted at The Triangle leisure centre in Burgess Hill. Vanshika Koomar was brilliant, and is now Pee Wee (5-7 yr age group) Kata Champion 2019. Mirabelle Hogan was beaten by Vanshika in the semi-finals, but achieved a bronze medal. Sophie Brignall

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Bold Mums

Our mission at Burgess Hill Girls is to develop tomorrow’s women. When pupils leave they become Bold Girls, with all the self-belief, determination, and life skills they need to follow and achieve their dreams, whatever they may be. In our Bold Girl news we often highlight the career success of our alumnae, be it becoming

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Book Week 2019: Life during World War Two

This year the theme of Book Week focused on what life was like in Britain in 1939 – the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Each day Ms Akehurst, our Learning Resource Centre manager, planned an event for break and lunchtimes for the girls to be involved in. Horsham Museum’s Costume

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Carers Day 2019

On Thursday 14th March, we hosted our annual Carers’ Day with Burgess Hill Town Council. The event is for carers living in and around Burgess Hill who provide unpaid care for a friend or family member. The carers began their day of pampering at 10.30am. Many local businesses volunteered their time to join us in

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Success at the Fashion Icon Competition

Each year ICHF (International Craft and Hobby Fairs) invite schools to design a garment for their Fashion Icon Competition. This year the theme was The Met Gala Ball. Sustainability is always a key consideration so students are encouraged to use an existing garment to recycle. Also included in the brief this time was to include

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Noises Off Review

On the 14th of February 2019, we had the pleasure of receiving Burgess Hill Girls’ Valentine’s gift of seeing the extraordinary Senior School Production of ‘NOISES OFF’. It was wonderfully performed in Croft II Performance by a group of very talented students. ‘Noises Off’ was written in 1982 by the notorious English playwright, Michael Frayn.

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