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Sallis Benney Theatre

A wonderful time was had by all at the Sallis Benney theatre in Brighton on Saturday 13th May 2017, as Hugh Lupton regaled his audience with epic tales. This was something very different from usual theatrical experience- one man, a horn and the audience. The girls were initially rather startled, but then Hugh Lupton began

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‘Bridge for Schools’ project

Three years ago Burgess Hill Girls were invited to join a ‘Bridge for Schools’ project with the aim of introducing younger people to the rewarding challenge of playing bridge.  The School now has a thriving club that meets once a week after school with an age range of 12-18 years. All the girls have started

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Good Luck Year 11

The examination season has started, and this week we said goodbye to our Year 11 students as they commenced their study leave for their GCSE examinations. The girls celebrated this milestone with a fancy dress day and a farewell breakfast. We wish all our Year 11 girls the very best of luck for their examinations

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Creative Music Technology Workshops

We were delighted to welcome Singer, Songwriter and Producer, Rachel K. Collier, in collaboration with Ableton, when she visited the Senior School on Thursday 4th May 2017.  She gave a live performance and supported the creative music technology workshops where the students learnt how to use Ableton Push to compose their own music. It was

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Year 11 Drama GCSE and A level Examination Performance Evenings

In the short time we have been back after Easter, the Year 11 and Sixth Form Drama students have completed and performed their examination pieces to their examiners and audiences. On Wednesday 26th April, the Year 11 Drama GCSE cohort of 2017 performed their final Performance Examination pieces to a packed audience.  The girls, performing

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Success at the British Linguistics Olympiad

Congratulations to the Senior students who took part in the challenging National Linguistics Competition held in the Spring Term 2017. Isobel W, Year 11, obtained a Gold award – a fantastic achievement.  Well done also to Hannah D and Emma N in Year 10, Felicia P and Alexandra R in the Lower Sixth who all

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NSEA ‘Eventers Challenge’

Over the Easter holidays Burgess Hill Girls attended an NSEA ‘Eventers challenge’ competition at Felbridge show ground. It was a beautiful day and lovely to see so many girls riding for the school. In the 70cm class, Suzannah C rode Lulu and jumped a lovely clear round.  In the 80cm team the team consisted of

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Dealing with Exam Stress

As part of the Year 11 PALS (Personal & Life Skills) programme, the Year 11 students took part in a workshop to help deal with exam stress on Monday 24th April 2017. Roy Fears, Drama Therapist from Beacon House (www.beaconhouse.org.uk) delivered activities that taught the students how they can deal with stress and how it

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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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