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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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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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Sixth Form Networking Dinner 2018

It may have been cold and dark outside but that didn’t stop our Lower Sixth and guests from putting on their best attire for our Annual Networking Dinner at Mid Sussex Golf Club.     This important event gives the Lower Sixth Form the opportunity to meet a variety of working professionals from a plethora

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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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Interview with Funke Abimbola MBE

We are always fortunate when our Old Girls, or Bold Girls as we increasingly call them, come to visit. One of our most frequent visitors is Funke Abimbola MBE. She was guest speaker at our 2016 Founders’ Day and returned again recently for our Autumn 2017 Open Day. Funke is an incredible women and as

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Lloyds of London Tour

Last month Sixth Formers Sophie R, Steffi H, Charis R, Emma L and Rebecca L were invited to visit Lloyd’s of London. Sophie and Steffi report back.   “Lloyd’s of London is better known as just Lloyd’s and it is an insurance market located in the City of London. The architecture was striking and took

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Show Jumping into Autumn

It has been a busy time for the Burgess Hill Girls Equestrian teams this month, with three outings to show jumping competitions. The first event was Jumping with Style Arena Eventing, held at Petley Wood, where Leah C and Suzannah C both jumped very well achieving clear rounds, but unfortunately were just outside being placed.

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World's Biggest Coffee Morning

Mention coffee and cake and Burgess Hill Girls is there, especially when it’s for a good cause. So we jumped at the chance to get involved in MacMillan Cancer Support’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on 29th September.     Years 7 through to Upper Sixth Form contributed by donating their time and effort to create

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The Role of a Sixth Form Tutor

As a Sixth Form tutor the core role is to support students as they strive to become independent adults. Support comes in many forms and is adapted to the individual needs of the particular student. At its basic level, we monitor and address attendance, punctuality and check that they are adhering to the dress code;

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