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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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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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Year 5 trip to Broadfield Mosque

As part of their RE topic on Islam, Year 5 went on a visit to a mosque in Broadfield, Crawley on Thursday 18th May 2017.  They were met by a very friendly Imam called Zane who spent a lot of time talking to the girls and patiently answering all of their questions.  The girls had

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Creative Writing Workshop with published author

On Tuesday 16th May 2017, Years 3 and 4 had a very exciting visit from author, Kelly Willoughby.   She was a student of Burgess Hill Girls along with her sister, Holly.  The pair have co-written a book series called ‘School for Stars’. The girls asked lots of questions about the book series and what it

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Year 6 trip to Osmington Bay

On Monday 8th May 2017, Year Six headed off for their adventure in Dorset, at the PGL site at Osmington Bay.  They were all feeling a bit nervous about what lay in front of them but mostly they felt eager to learn what activities had been planned. The first sight of their new home was

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Brighton Festival Children’s Parade

Preparations for the annual Brighton Festival parade began on Tuesday 2nd May where Year 5 and 6 girls enjoyed two creative days which were messy and lots of fun! This year, the theme of the parade was ‘Poems’. We were given a traditional poem called ‘Windy Nights’ by Robert Louis Stevenson. In the poem it

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Italian Day

Year 5 had a great Italian day on Friday 5th May 2017 which marked the end of their Geography topic. The highlight of the day was definitely the Italian feast that the girls brought in. It included home-made strawberry gelato and pesto, gnocchi, salami pizza, pasta and focaccia to name a few of the dishes!

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Trench War Day in Year 6

This term Year Six will be learning about the Second World War. In order to fully understand why this war began we started our learning by learning about the First World War. The girls had a chance to find out about the causes of the Great War and then debate which they felt was the

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Golf Taster Sessions in the Infants

On Friday 28th April 2017 Haywards Heath Golf Club came into school to run two ‘taster’ golf sessions with the girls in Reception, Years 1, 2 and 3. The two coaches from the club had the girls warming up running around the astro playing ‘Tiger Says’ followed by putting games in teams and chipping soft

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