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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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Scuba Diving ready for school trip

A group of girls from Year 10 and Lower Sixth went for a Discover Scuba Diving session this week ahead of their Marine Conservation trip to Mexico this summer. They learned to breathe underwater and practised some of the techniques they will need for their PADI course later this summer.

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Statement from the Chair of Governors

It is with enormous sadness that Mrs Kathryn Bell has made the very difficult decision to step down as Head of Burgess Hill Girls at the end of this academic term, March 2017. Over the past year she has experienced a considerable change in her physical health and, despite making strenuous efforts to minimise the

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Senior School Book Week

We are delighted that the Senior School Book Week festivities 2017 went with a bang. This year’s theme – Adventure, was continued throughout the week starting with: Jane Dunford, The Guardian newspaper’s travel editor, who talked about her travel writing career, what is involved in a newspaper’s editorial process as well as telling us about

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Speech and Drama Showcase Evening

On the evening of Thursday March 2nd, the audience enjoyed the annual Speech and Drama showcase in Oaks Hall.  The evening began with a delightful devised piece by several Junior School girls who worked beautifully as an ensemble making us laugh with their antics “in the library”! The Senior Girls presented work from some of

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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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