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Sophie Walker Twilight Session

  Women’s Equality Party leader Sophie Walker joined our Academic Scholars in Years 9, 11 and Lower Sixth as part of its celebration of the centenary of the women’s vote and told the girls that they should have the courage to follow their dreams. Sophie, who the girls described as “inspirational and thought provoking” gave a

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Naples Trip

At the end of March some of our girls had the amazing opportunity to go to Naples for a few days. Thanks to Charlotte in Year 9 for this write up so we can get a feel of what they got up to!   Wednesday 21st March We had to meet at the airport at

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British Linguistics Olympiad Success

Congratulations to the Senior School students who took part in the challenging UK Linguistics Olympiad in the Spring Term 2018. Selina, Year 11, obtained a Gold award in the Advanced Olympiad normally reserved for sixth formers, and made it through to the second round in Reading. Selina finished 14th nationally. During the second round, the

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UKMT Team Challenge

On Tuesday 13th March Alice, Meghana, Eva and Bethany participated in the UKMT Year 8 and 9 Team Maths challenge in Ashford. Thanks to Bethany for this excellent report: We began the day with the Group Round. In this round we were given 10 problem solving questions, which we had 45 minutes to complete, as a

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Snow Fun!

The ‘Beast from the East’ at the end of February may have caused disruption across Sussex but for the pupils at Burgess Hill Girls it was an opportunity to get out and have some fun.     Here are just a few photos, please see our Facebook for more.     Unlike a good percentage of Sussex

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Carers' Pamper Day 2018

Burgess Hill Girls played host to the 10th Annual Pamper Day for Carers on Wednesday 7th March.  This special event is for carers living in the Burgess Hill area who provide unpaid care for a loved-one.     Working alongside Burgess Hill Town Council, our Croft II Performance hall was the perfect setting for carers

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West Side Story Review

  Hopefully many of you were able to experience this year’s amazing production of West Side Story. With Director Emma Cassim already having previewed the show, we asked Sixth Form drama student Cara to report back on her experience.     The weeks following the school production of West Side Story have been filled with

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Top Start for Sport in 2018

It’s been a fabulous start to 2018 for Burgess Hill Girls sport. Here’s a round-up of the action in January. Cross-Country The cold and windy weather hasn’t put off our hardy cross-country runners. The Year 9 cross-country Team of Kirsty, Lauren, Jess and Alice won the Guildford High School Relays Competition. Each girl had to

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West Side Story: under a week to go

It’s less than a week until the epic Burgess Hill Girls production of West Side Story. Tickets are more or less sold out for the evenings of Thursday the 8th and Saturday the 10th of February but there are still some available for the evening of Friday the 9th and the Saturday matinee – buy

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Senior School Book Week

We are getting excited about our Senior School Book Week which will run between the 26th February and the 2nd March. This year our focus will be ‘empowering young women’. The highlight of Book Week will be a visit from Young Adult (YA) author extraordinaire, Holly Bourne (below). Winner of the Southern Schools Book Award,

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