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Year 9 and 10 English and Drama trip to Stratford

The Easter break began for a group of Year 9 and 10 English and Drama students with a fun-filled, cultural and sunny three days in Stratford-upon-Avon. After an early start and a traffic-free journey we arrived to a fantastic tour of the RSC Tower which offers 360 views over Stratford. This was a great opportunity

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Inter-house General Knowledge Quiz

On Wednesday 29th March, the Senior School and Sixth Form gathered in Croft II Performance for the annual Inter-house General Knowledge Quiz. This year it was written and presented by the House Captains and House Coordinator; Sophie S, Hannah W, Molly L, Sophie H and Julie C. It was a fantastic afternoon with a variety

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Health & Fitness Day

Friday 17th March 2017 saw the Senior School girls take part in the ‘Health and Fitness Day’ organised by the PE Department.  It was a huge success. All girls were involved and worked tirelessly all morning.  Each year group followed a different timetable of various activities including Lacrosse, Football, Tag Rugby, Netball Hockey, Basketball, Core

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In2Hockey Finals

The Year 8 Hockey Team represented Sussex at the Regionals In2Hockey Finals held at Woking Hockey Club on Sunday 26th March 2017. Sixteen schools from the South East took part in the competition and the girls played some excellent Hockey throughout the day. They finished third place in the group section drawing 0-0 to Great

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E Safety Day

On Tuesday 14th March 2017, we had our E-Safety Day presented by Karl Hopwood.  Karl is an independent E-Safety consultant who advises for the UK Safer Internet for Children Council and had previously worked for CEOP (Child Exploitation & Online Protection Centre).  As a parent himself and an ex-primary Head, he really has a vested

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Fishbourne Roman Palace

On Thursday 23rd March 2017, Year 9 braved a potentially rainy day and set off to Fishbourne Roman Palace. It turned out to be a sunny day in every sense. The girls explored the palace, admiring the mosaics, learning about medicinal herbs and discovering the nasty truth behind Roman eyeliner (squashed flies!). After a short

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Carnegie Shadowing 2017

Carnegie Shadowing 2017 got off to a great start in the Learning Resources Centre, Senior School. This year is the 80th anniversary of the Carnegie Medal, the most prestigious UK award a writer of fiction for young people can win. The girls couldn’t wait to get their hands on one of the eight nominated titles.

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Duke of Edinburgh Training weekend

On Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March, 33 Year 10 students had their first taste of the Duke of Edinburgh expedition section as they started their training ready  for their practice and assessed expeditions in the Summer term. Over the course of the weekend they learnt how to use the Trangias (stoves) and cooked themselves

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Senior Concert at the United Reform Church

On Thursday 9th March, 13 girls gave a lunchtime concert at the United Reform Church on Junction Road. The programme started with a flute duet performed by Ella B and Sophie S. It included songs by Bernstein, Mozart and Elgar and Gilbert and Sullivan, a movement from Bach’s first solo cello suite and a Beethoven

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Macbeth

The first week of March saw the stunning and emotional rollercoaster that was Burgess Hill Girls Senior Production of Macbeth. The performance took place in Croft II Performance over two nights. A cast of twenty four students made up from Burgess Hill Girls, St Pauls Catholic College and Central Sussex College performed this famous Shakespearian

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