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Visit to Creative Assembly

At the end of last month, girls from Year 9 were invited to visit the offices of Creative Assembly in Horsham.     Creative Assembly is one of the UK’s top games development studios, having won global recognition for their games, and employing over 500 staff. We’re sure they’re very busy people, so we were

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YEAR 8 ACADEMIC SCHOLARS STORYTELLING WORKSHOP

In an attempt to follow in the footsteps of Homer, Year 8 Academic Scholars attended a Storytelling Workshop today. Having listened to a professional storyteller, girls identified techniques used and then retold a fairy-tale using similar devices. Considering the time allowed, the results were impressive. Well done, Year 8 Scholars. Thank you very much to

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Year 7 trip to Cumbria

The Year 7 girls have just returned from a very successful trip to Cumbria.  Following is an account from Caitlin S. “I’m sure that I am not the only one that will say Cumbria was an experience of a lifetime. The first challenge for everyone was getting up at 4am in the morning for a

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The French Exchange trip to Avignon

The second leg of this year’s French Exchange recently ended as fifteen Year 9 and 10 Burgess Hill girls returned from the sunny Provence, having previously hosted their partners in October. After a very early departure – both for the girls, the parents and the teachers– the group arrived at Collège Champfleury in time for

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Music Concerts in the Community

On Thursday 8th June 2017, a select group of musicians gave two concerts in the local area. The first was at St. John’s Church, Burgess Hill as part of a day for older people in the community. The girls performed a range of vocal and instrumental music, including excerpts from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro

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Live at the C2 Concert

On Friday 12th May 2017, ‘Live at the C2’ played host to a night of vocal music, featuring songs from the world of Opera, Operetta and Musical Theatre. The evening opened with the Senior Choir’s rendition of ‘Broadway Blockbusters’ and went on to include performances from the Lower School Choir, Chamber Choir, Findlay Forte and

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Sallis Benney Theatre

A wonderful time was had by all at the Sallis Benney theatre in Brighton on Saturday 13th May 2017, as Hugh Lupton regaled his audience with epic tales. This was something very different from usual theatrical experience- one man, a horn and the audience. The girls were initially rather startled, but then Hugh Lupton began

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‘Bridge for Schools’ project

Three years ago Burgess Hill Girls were invited to join a ‘Bridge for Schools’ project with the aim of introducing younger people to the rewarding challenge of playing bridge.  The School now has a thriving club that meets once a week after school with an age range of 12-18 years. All the girls have started

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Good Luck Year 11

The examination season has started, and this week we said goodbye to our Year 11 students as they commenced their study leave for their GCSE examinations. The girls celebrated this milestone with a fancy dress day and a farewell breakfast. We wish all our Year 11 girls the very best of luck for their examinations

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Creative Music Technology Workshops

We were delighted to welcome Singer, Songwriter and Producer, Rachel K. Collier, in collaboration with Ableton, when she visited the Senior School on Thursday 4th May 2017.  She gave a live performance and supported the creative music technology workshops where the students learnt how to use Ableton Push to compose their own music. It was

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