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Five Finalists in the National Open Art Children's Competition

Five young artists from Burgess Hill Girls have been chosen as finalists in the inaugural National Open Art Children’s Competition. The competition seeks to nurture and encourage children and young people of all ages and capabilities to engage in the arts and aims to inspire the next generation of artists and creatives. Of Burgess Hill

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Sports Tour to Barbados

Burgess Hill Girls Netball and Hockey Teams embarked on an exciting Sports Tour to the beautiful island of Barbados during the Summer holidays. A squad of 16 girls took part in an action packed programme including eight fixtures and two coaching clinics.     The team played in hot and humid conditions against local sides.

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Superb GCSE Results for Burgess Hill Girls

With a massive 64% of all entries graded A*/A (new grades 9-7) and nearly half the cohort gaining at least seven or more A*/A (new grades 9-7), Burgess Hill Girls is celebrating another year of success. There were more A* grades than any other grade in legacy subjects, which have letter grades. In the newly

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Festival of Quilts 2017 - Triumph for Burgess Hill Girls

The chances are you might have heard about the Festival of Quilts this year as it’s had heavy coverage on the Chris Evans Radio 2 Breakfast Show. If you are a listener you might now know that Festival of Quilts is the biggest patchwork and quilting exhibition in Europe attracting entries from many European countries. The

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Founders' Day 2017

And so the 2016-2017 year came to a close with an excellent Founders’ Day. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Please read on for a summary of the day and prize-winners. To see all images please visit our Facebook page. Junior School     Head of Junior School, Heather Cavanagh welcomed everyone

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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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