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Rock Challenge 2019

This year Burgess Hill Girls entered the UK Rock Challenge dance competition held by the ‘Be Your Best Foundation’. It was the first year we took take part, and it definitely captured the girls attention. Lots of fun was had and many memories were formed. This was just the start of what will become an

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Book Week 2019: Life during World War Two

This year the theme of Book Week focused on what life was like in Britain in 1939 – the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War. Each day Ms Akehurst, our Learning Resource Centre manager, planned an event for break and lunchtimes for the girls to be involved in. Horsham Museum’s Costume

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Carers Day 2019

On Thursday 14th March, we hosted our annual Carers’ Day with Burgess Hill Town Council. The event is for carers living in and around Burgess Hill who provide unpaid care for a friend or family member. The carers began their day of pampering at 10.30am. Many local businesses volunteered their time to join us in

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Success at the Fashion Icon Competition

Each year ICHF (International Craft and Hobby Fairs) invite schools to design a garment for their Fashion Icon Competition. This year the theme was The Met Gala Ball. Sustainability is always a key consideration so students are encouraged to use an existing garment to recycle. Also included in the brief this time was to include

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Noises Off Review

On the 14th of February 2019, we had the pleasure of receiving Burgess Hill Girls’ Valentine’s gift of seeing the extraordinary Senior School Production of ‘NOISES OFF’. It was wonderfully performed in Croft II Performance by a group of very talented students. ‘Noises Off’ was written in 1982 by the notorious English playwright, Michael Frayn.

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Sussex Schools Cross Country Championships

Two teams last entered the Sussex Schools Cross Country Championships at Waterhall Brighton on Wednesday 16th January. It was an extremely tough course on a very cold day. All girls ran well in the junior team finishing in the top half of the result table. Charlotte Hogbin gained a very creditable 30th place out of

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Ski Medals Galore

Our junior and senior ski teams have returned to Sussex with a clutch of medals after taking part in this year’s Independent School Ski and Snowboard Championships (ISSC). Held in the French Alpine ski resort of Les Deux Alpes, the six-day competition attracted over 400 competitors from more than 20 British schools. The 19-strong teams

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'Missing' Review

Alicia Brophy, one of our Year 8 Drama Scholars, has written a review of our Year 9 & 10 workshop production, “Missing”. I thought that Missing was an extremely good show and was very creative. It had a very effective beginning as when the ensemble came in one by one looking at the tent it

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Partnering with local school to tackle shortage of women engineers

Burgess Hill Girls is joining together with Burgess Hill Academy, engineering giant Siemens and the Government’s Year of Engineering campaign to inspire girls to study more STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects and tackle the UK’s shortage of women engineers. Women make up only 15% of engineering students at UK universities and less than

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Hat-makers for cancer campaigner

Our students have created a special hat for an inspirational cancer awareness campaigner to wear for the New York marathon.   Sara Cutting, who has raised £35,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support since being diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, head to the States to run the New York Marathon.   Mrs Flint, Assistant Head, said:

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