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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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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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