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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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Psychology Conference

The 17 Psychology Sixth Form students were in for a treat when they attended a Psychology Conference at The Emmanuel Centre in London at the end of the Spring Term.  They were delighted to hear a range of eminent speakers including Professor Richard Wiseman who gave a hugely entertaining talk about ‘the luck factor’ based

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Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry Olympiad

Congratulations to Upper Sixth students, Alice B and Emma C who have been successful in the first round of the prestigious 2017 Royal Society of Chemistry’s Chemistry Olympiad.  Alice has received a Silver and Emma C has received a Bronze certificate.  

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More running success

Congratulations once again to Alice B and Hannah W for another running success. On Sunday 19th March at Hampton Court Palace, they completed their first half marathon with excellent times.  Will they sign up for a marathon next?  

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South Down East Pony Club

On Saturday 11th March, Alice R, Upper Sixth, represented South Down East Pony Club at a Dengie dressage area final at Merrist Wood in Surrey. She rode 2 lovely tests on Henry and was placed 4th in the Novice class.  Well done Alice.  

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