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Summer Reading Suggestions

Have you got some spare time this summer? Why not do some reading from the suggestions below? Perfect for the summer holidays between Year 6 and 7!     ROSE RIVERS BY JACQUELINE WILSON HISTORICAL FICTION Rose lives in a beautiful house with her artist father, her difficult, fragile mother and her many siblings. She

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Olympic Champion Lizzy Yarnold visit

  Olympic golden girl, Lizzy Yarnold visited us for our Junior School Sports Day. She tells us ‘failing is good’ and gave us an empowering and motivational speech about the challenges she faced in her bid to be an Olympian, which reduced several girls and staff to tears. Her own motto? ‘Succeed and celebrate; fail

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French Day

It was French Day in the Junior School on Friday 8th June. This year the theme was ‘The Farm’. The aim of the day was to speak more French and understand a little more about the French way of living. There was a market set up in Oaks Hall, where the girls shipped to purchase

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Evacuee Week

In order to fully immerse the girls in their wartime experience we planned a series of activities over the week. This allowed the girls to get a deeper feeling of what life was like for children in World War Two rather than a glimpse if the session was on one day. The girls and teachers

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Circus Skills Training Day

‘I wonder if I could juggle or make people laugh with clown tricks?’ The girls had a chance to find out at the PTA-funded circus skills workshop on Thursday 12th April.     We were delighted to welcome Tom Kellett from TK Arts to the school – he has been running circus events for children

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Snow Fun!

The ‘Beast from the East’ at the end of February may have caused disruption across Sussex but for the pupils at Burgess Hill Girls it was an opportunity to get out and have some fun.     Here are just a few photos, please see our Facebook for more.     Unlike a good percentage of Sussex

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Yesterday’s Women inspire Tomorrow’s Women

Last month Burgess Hill Girls Junior School’s Creative Week focused on brave and brilliant women of the second half of the 20th century. Each year group was assigned a decade to explore in order to find out how women have transformed society and now inspire our future. Even the youngest pupils took part. Penguins group,

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Spring Open Day with Katy from CBeebies

We were delighted to have a visit from CBeebies star, storyteller and performer Katy Ashworth at our Nursery, Infant and Junior School Open Day last month. Katy hosted an interactive singing and dancing show and met girls, boys and parents. You can see all the individual photos taken with Katy after the event on our Facebook

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Top Start for Sport in 2018

It’s been a fabulous start to 2018 for Burgess Hill Girls sport. Here’s a round-up of the action in January. Cross-Country The cold and windy weather hasn’t put off our hardy cross-country runners. The Year 9 cross-country Team of Kirsty, Lauren, Jess and Alice won the Guildford High School Relays Competition. Each girl had to

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Animals take over Burgess Hill Girls

Last week, as it was Burns Night, it was the turn of Burns House to run their Junior School tuck shop fundraiser. These events are brilliant for the girls’ life skills development. Ably led by their house captain (Eve, in this case) and with a little guidance from teaching staff, the girls pretty much do

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