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Sister Success

To quote from the popular text: A Game of Thrones “You may be as different as the sun and the moon, but the same blood flows through both your hearts. You need her, as she needs you…”. We are celebrating the success of two remarkable Sixth Formers who also happen to be sisters. Fully embracing

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Making a Spanish Tortilla

Chopping onions was the first challenge of the many to come, and already poor Bobbi was in tears. They needed to be of adequate size; small enough to avoid the risk of overwhelming potency, but sufficiently generous to add the desired onionish flavour. After much anguish, the onion was chopped, and the team moved stoically

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A Level Success for Burgess Hill Girls

Burgess Hill Girls celebrated in style yesterday as another impressive crop of A level results landed. Well over half the girls gained three or more A*-B grades with over half the year group taking at least one STEM subject. An impressive 42% of all grades were A*/A, well above the national figure of 26%. More

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Founders' Day 2017

And so the 2016-2017 year came to a close with an excellent Founders’ Day. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Please read on for a summary of the day and prize-winners. To see all images please visit our Facebook page. Junior School     Head of Junior School, Heather Cavanagh welcomed everyone

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Young Fashion Designer UK

Young Fashion Designer UK (YFD UK) was established in 2010 to recognise young fashion designers. It is an annual national competition where Fashion and Textiles works are judged by industry professionals. The competition is divided into two areas; the South covers schools from Oxford down the south coast; east and west of the country. Students enter their

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Upper Sixth Dress-Up Day

It was absolutely brilliant to see such a range of costumes for the Upper Sixth ‘Dress-Up Day’. As ever, our pupils went to huge efforts, dressing up as someone famous using their own initials for inspiration! The day proved much fun and a fitting end to a wonderful year. We wish our Upper Sixth all

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Sixth Form Leavers Ball

The 2017 Sixth Form Ball was held at Jeremy’s, Borde Hill Gardens on Friday 26th May 2017. On a beautiful sunny evening, as the girls arrived, canapes and Pimms were served. Everyone mingled and had photos taken in the gardens, before moving into the marquee for dinner, which was also elegantly decked out. Much like the build up to the event, the atmosphere was electric all evening as Sixth Formers chatted in their finest dresses, celebrating this academic year.

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Mental Health Awareness Week ‘Talk Positive Tuesday’ in the Sixth Form

On Tuesday 23rd May, the Sixth Form were asked what they were grateful for. Here are some of the replies – “That the sun rose, so I could live another day, to enjoy life and all of its incredible possibilities …… every day is a new adventure.” “You are braver than you believe, stronger than

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Tree Planting Ceremony

The Head Girl for this academic year, Vicky H planted a tree in the school grounds as part of a traditional farewell on Friday 19th May 2017.  The Head Girls’ tree planting ceremony at Burgess Hill Girls is in its thirty fifth year and the grounds benefit from a beautiful collection of trees of varying

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Higher Education Evening

On Tuesday 9th May, 2017 we hosted a Higher Education evening where we were delighted to welcome back four former pupils to share their experiences since leaving Burgess Hill Girls: Issra Wiheba, who currently attends King’s College London, spoke about the differences between A level studies and reading towards a degree. Her lively and encouraging

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