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Thinking Skills Competition winners

Thank you to all the girls who entered the Thinking Skill’s writing competition recently, we enjoyed reading them. Firstly a big well done to our KS1 winner: Georgie C. She wrote a story about a cave spider.  She used paragraphs which supported the story’s flow and exciting vocabulary. Secondly, well done to our KS2 winner:

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Evacuation Week in Year 6

If you had visited Burgess Hill Girls in the week before half term you would have seen some new girls! Our Year Six girls took on the role of World War Two evacuees and certainly looked very different from normal. Throughout the week the girls totally immersed themselves in this experience by wearing costumes from

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Junior Inter House Music Event

This year’s Junior School House Music event took on a new format on Friday 9th June 2017. Our aim was to ensure it was truly a house event that involved all of the girls. It also enabled us to celebrate World Music Day.  The event started with a solo or duet performance from each house

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General Election with a difference

Years 5 and 6 voted in their own general election on Thursday 8th June 2017. They voted for the celebrity they felt would make the best Prime Minister. The candidates and results were: Harry Styles 0, Stephen Hawkings 5, JR Rowling 9, Emma Watson 30. A landslide!  

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British Science Association Competition

Back  in March and April 2017, the Junior School STEM club took part in a competition run by Technicians Make it Happen (TMiH) and the British Science Association as part of British Science week to celebrate the work that technicians do in their #techniciansmakeithappen campaign. The aim of the competition was to help increase awareness

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Ford Materials Recycling Facility (MRF)

On Thursday 8th June 2017, the Junior School Council and Eco Committee went to visit the Education Centre at the Ford Materials Recycling Facility (MRF) near Arundel. It was a very informative day as they had the opportunity to learn more about the importance of recycling at home and in school.

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Year 3 trip to Fishbourne Roman Palace

Friday 26th May 2017 promised not only hot sunshine but an exciting day ahead for Year 3 as they were to visit Fishbourne Roman Palace to support their history topic, ‘Swords and Sandals’. Straight into workshop activities, the girls dressed as Roman slaves, received orders in the kitchen, used their strength to grind corn by

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French Day in the Junior School

On Friday 19th May 2017, the Junior School enjoyed and celebrated their first ever French Day.  The day was packed with fun and creative activities and reinforced the strong curricular link we have between the Senior School and the Junior School. The Infant classes enjoyed crafts and games linked to a French song about a

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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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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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