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Immersion Weekend in Spain

A group of Year 10 and Lower Sixth students studying Spanish went to Spain for an immersion weekend this term (Spring 2017) where they were to spend a whole four days communicating only in Spanish. After getting off the plane on Friday, they stopped in the beautiful historical town of Ávila. The girls were split

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Valentine’s Bake Off

You could have your cake and eat it at Burgess Hill Girls yesterday! Our talented bakers raised a whopping £300 for St Peter and St James’ Hospice in the Valentine’s Bake Off.  Imaginative and inspirational bakes included tiny heart shaped petit fours, immaculate rose laden cup-cakes, melt in the mouth cookies and even a Bridge

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Local Carers Enjoy a much deserved Pamper Day

Burgess Hill Girls held a Pamper Day for Carers on Wednesday 8th February 2017.  Year 9 pupils looked after the carers for the day by showing them around the information stands, booking pamper sessions for them, serving lunch and keeping them company.  The free event, which was organised by the school and Burgess Hill Town

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JANUARY WAS PANTS

Burgess Hill Girls has been inundated with men’s underpants! The pants, all size medium, have been collected as part of Burgess Hill Girls support of ‘Off the Fence’. ‘Off the Fence’ works with homeless people in Brighton and Hove.  Many thanks to all those of you who donated in support of this very worthy cause.

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Southern Schools Book Award

A group of Year 9 and 10 students braved the wild and windy weather to venture up to Roedean on Friday 3rd February. Their mission was to find out who won this year’s Southern Schools Book Award. This prestigious award founded and run by Roedean since 2004, has over seventy five participating schools from all

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BRITISH SCHOOLGIRLS SKI RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Burgess Hill Girls Ski Team comprising of Annabel H, Lucy P and Anya K continued to broaden their Ski Racing experience by entering the British Schoolgirls Competition held in Flaine from 28th – 31st January 2017. The standard was extremely high with over 30 schools competing and with 150 racers taking part. The Impulse Instructors

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HOCKEY GIRLS STORM TO VICTORY

Burgess Hill Girls U13 Hockey Team took part in the annual Windlesham House Tournament on Friday, February 3rd. Ten schools from Sussex took part in the competition in what were pretty tough conditions. Despite the wind and rain the girls produced some excellent hockey, passing and moving as a team with a really clinical attack.

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GSA Dads for Daughters Event

On Wednesday 25th January Burgess Hill Girls was one of the first of many GSA schools to host a D4D (Dads for Daughters) event.  The evening kicked off with a wine tasting for both parents and afterwards the mum’s enjoyed a yoga session with a local teacher whilst the dads seated themselves for the seminar.

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Author visit - Sara Barnard

Best-selling writer of teen fiction Sara Barnard, paid an afternoon visit to the Learning Resource Centre and met the Year 7 girls recently. She then went on to talk to an awestruck Year 8 about her journey to becoming a popular author and gave an enthusiastic reading from her books. All the girls had a

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Success for Laura at the Squash National Trophy

Congratulations to Year 9 student Laura P who represented Sussex Girls under 15’s in the National Squash Trophy Finals in Warwickshire earlier this month. The team competed in two previous rounds to make it to the Nationals and beat Warwickshire , Essex and Lancashire to win the event. Laura’s fellow players won the Girls under

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