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Sussex Schools Cross Country Championships

Two teams last entered the Sussex Schools Cross Country Championships at Waterhall Brighton on Wednesday 16th January. It was an extremely tough course on a very cold day. All girls ran well in the junior team finishing in the top half of the result table. Charlotte Hogbin gained a very creditable 30th place out of

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Ski Medals Galore

Our junior and senior ski teams have returned to Sussex with a clutch of medals after taking part in this year’s Independent School Ski and Snowboard Championships (ISSC). Held in the French Alpine ski resort of Les Deux Alpes, the six-day competition attracted over 400 competitors from more than 20 British schools. The 19-strong teams

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'Missing' Review

Alicia Brophy, one of our Year 8 Drama Scholars, has written a review of our Year 9 & 10 workshop production, “Missing”. I thought that Missing was an extremely good show and was very creative. It had a very effective beginning as when the ensemble came in one by one looking at the tent it

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Partnering with local school to tackle shortage of women engineers

Burgess Hill Girls is joining together with Burgess Hill Academy, engineering giant Siemens and the Government’s Year of Engineering campaign to inspire girls to study more STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects and tackle the UK’s shortage of women engineers. Women make up only 15% of engineering students at UK universities and less than

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Hat-makers for cancer campaigner

Our students have created a special hat for an inspirational cancer awareness campaigner to wear for the New York marathon.   Sara Cutting, who has raised £35,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support since being diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, head to the States to run the New York Marathon.   Mrs Flint, Assistant Head, said:

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Aye Aye Skipper!

For most teenagers, their 16th birthday is an occasion for a party, but Annabel, Year 11 chose to go to sea on her big day. Her birthday, Saturday 15th September, was the first date on which she could undertake the final part of the prestigious Day Skipper sailing qualification for which the minimum age is

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Stunning GCSE Results

  We are celebrating a stunning set of GCSE results with over half (51%) of all entries graded 9/8 or A* and a massive 75% of all entries graded 9-7 (old grades A*/A), an 11% increase on last year. 62% of the cohort gained at least seven or more grades 9-7 (old grades A*/A). Amid

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Drone Competition

Drones designed by our young scientists saw off stiff competition from all over the world to be judged overall runners-up in an international competition organised by the British International Education Association and STEM Sussex, which supports and encourages young people to enjoy science, technology, engineering and maths. The challenge for students was to create an

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South of England Agricultural Society Competition

Two of our pupils are celebrating their triumph in the South of England Agricultural Society (SEAS) schools competition. Sophie F (left), and Rosina M, both 11, won first prize in the KS3 Hanging Mobile category. Over 65,000 visitors attended the South of England Agricultural Society summer show in Ardingly, where they enjoyed a showcase of British agriculture, horticulture, educational

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French Immersion Trip to Montpellier

At the end of June fourteen Burgess Hill girls spent five days in the sunny South of France on a French immersion trip.   The girls, from Years 9 to Lower Sixth, and the two accompanying members of staff travelled to the vibrant city of Montpellier. They discovered a dynamic university city which seamlessly mixes

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