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Boarders Christmas Party

On 10th December the Boarders celebrated their Christmas party. Some wore their best party frocks, the Gaps dressed up as elves and certainly looked the part. There was a lovely spread of buffet food. The DJ was already set up by the time the girls arrived and the games soon got going. With the overall

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Boarders head to Brighton for Retail Therapy

On Saturday 26th November, the Boarders went to Brighton to shop and ice-skate on the temporary rink by the Royal Pavilion. Many of the Boarders opted for the shops choosing the (relative) safety of the shops over the potential for bruises and bumps. Overall everyone enjoyed the afternoon and the Christmas lights were fantastic, the

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Boarders visit Cuckfield Bonfire

On Saturday 5th November an excited group of Burgess Hill girls boarders made the journey to Cuckfield to celebrate Guy Fawkes night. It was a very cold evening but the girls were soon warmed by the bonfire and the fantastic fireworks lighting up the skies in time with the music. It was  a great oppoortunity

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Boarders Take on Paintballing

Earlier this month some of the boarders went paintballing, despite the minor fact it was raining a lot, the intrepid warriors-to-be put their overalls and helmets on, and were ready for action. There was a lot of running about, diving and avoidance techniques, and the merry band of boarders shot paintballs at anyone who wasn’t

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Boarders visit Ditchling Village Fair

We thought it would be great to see what happens at a  typical village fair in the English countryside. On arrival it felt like we were on the set of “Miss.Marple”. All the community had gathered on the village green, children from the local school danced round the maypole and the local choir performed some

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Childrens Festival 2016

Boarders Activities - May 2016

On Saturday May 7th the Boarders went into Brighton to see the Junior School in the annual Children’s Parade, the theme this year being “Under the Sea”. Stood among the crowd they proudly watched their school pass by. After, the trip was completed by the Boarders favourite pastime, shopping, a few heading to the pier

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boarders visit charlie and the chocolate factory in london

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

One Saturday this March the whole boarding community took a day-trip to London. We based ourselves in Covent Garden where, in addition to the attraction of the many shops and market stalls, the girls were highly entertained by the street entertainers performing magic tricks, juggling, uni-cycling and even climbing a freestanding ladder! In the afternoon,

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Boarders visit Air Hop Trampoline Park

Boarders visit Air Hop

After a busy Open Day at Burgess Hill Girls, a group of boarders from Avondale and Silverdale headed off to Air Hop (the trampoline park) for a few hours of fun! None of the girls knew what to expect, but upon arrival they were all pleasantly surprised by all of the trampolines. There were foams

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Boarders celebrate Chinese New Year

On February 8th it was the beginning of the celebrations for the Chinese New year, this year it is the year of the Fire Monkey. The boarders made some Chinese decorations on the Saturday and decorated the dining room the following day. On the Monday 8th they all went to “Jade Restaurant” in Hove and

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Burgess Hill Girls Boarding Christmas Decorations

The Great Christmas Pottery Throwdown

One Saturday in November, we had a Pottery Workshop in the Art Room with a lady who specialises in making ceramics. We were told we were making candle holders. Firstly we made the basic plate shape and then cut out moulds of snowmen, partridges, Christmas trees, which we placed around the rim of the plate,

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