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Another year of outstanding A Level Results

A Level Results Day – we are so immensely proud of what the girls have achieved.   The girls are celebrating this morning after another excellent set of A Level results. Maintaining an unbroken 100% pass rate, an impressive 55% of all grades were A*/A and well over half the girls gained A*-B grades in

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Women in Leadership Talk

The Sixth Form girls were invited to a lecture about women in leadership by the Head of English, Mrs Kruschandl. This discussion is part of her research for a Masters’ degree in Educational Leadership at Nottingham University. This year has seen a rebirth in female politics. During the last decade, feminism was considered an outdated

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Tree Planting Ceremony

Every year at Burgess Hill Girls we hold a Tree Planting Ceremony. The current Head Girl plants a tree to celebrate her time in post, and hands over her duties to the next Head Girl, Cara and the new School Officers. The sun was shining and there were smiles all around. Head Girl, Nell, reflected

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Our New Head of Sixth Form

We would like to introduce you to our new Head of Sixth Form, Bill O’Brien-Blake.     Bill O’Brien-Blake brings extensive experience of teaching A Level and supporting young people through the challenges of Years 12 and 13 and on to the next stage of their lives. Bill will join us in September from leading independent

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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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