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Burgess Hill Girls Win Prizes in Craftsman Competition

Allegra C the name to look out for in future fashion world! Congratulations to Lower Sixth student, Allegra C, who was very excited to be awarded prizes in the highly prestigious Young Craftsman of the Year Competition held at the South of England Show in Ardingly at the start of June 2017.  She won the

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National Short Story Week

Alice G and Emma C in Year 7 entered the National Short Story Competition 2017 recently.  This competition is run by the ‘National Short Story Week’ whose main aim is to focus public awareness on the merits of the short story and short story writers. This year’s brief was to write a 900 word story

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Musical Opportunity to help raise Awareness

Congratulations to Zoe W, Lower Sixth who has just been involved in singing on the track of a song called ‘Sometimes’ which was written by a well-known, successful Brighton based band called City of Ashes. The song focuses on that it is ok to feel down ‘sometimes’ and it all came about during Mental Health

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National Short Story Week

Alice G and Emma C in Year 7 entered the National Short Story Competition 2017 recently.  This competition is run by the ‘National Short Story Week’ whose main aim is to focus public awareness on the merits of the short story and short story writers. This year’s brief was to write a 900 word story

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Work Experience for our Sixth Formers

It has been great to hear of the various work experience placements that our Sixth Form have been fortunate to be involved in recently.  Elizabeth G in the Lower Sixth recently took park in her ‘Toshiba Medical Systems UK’ Work Experience. “Instead of spending my half term relaxing and reflecting on the busy term so

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Catching up with ‘Old Girl’ Suzy Clapp

Suzy Clapp left in 1992. “Since leaving Burgess Hill Girls life has been pretty busy! From a very early age I always knew I wanted to be a PE teacher. Sport played a big role in my life at school and I loved being part of a team, building new friendships and enjoyed the competitive

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Work Experience

It has been great to hear of the various work experience placements that our Sixth Form have been fortunate to be involved in recently.  Fiona G in the Lower Sixth recently took park in her ‘Army Work Experience’. ‘The van roars into life and judders over the stones, by now my Mum is long gone

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Taking on a Personal Challenge for Lent

Congratulations to Rosie B, Year 8, who made the decision to do something different at Lent this year.  She decided to do something positive rather than the traditional “giving up” something. Inspired by her love of running Rosie decided to run a mile a day for the 46 days of Lent, and succeeded in raising

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Catching up with ‘Old Girl’ Kate Mactear

Kate left in 2011 having completed her A-levels subjects in Mathematics, Physics and French, as well as AS Level in History. “I was at Burgess Hill Girls from Year 5 until the Upper Sixth. I have always been sporty but was never particularly good at the traditional school sports like Hockey or Netball. However I

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Musical Success at the Opera

Congratulations to Lower Sixth student, Nell S for her recent musical achievements.   She has recently successfully auditioned for an opera at Glyndebourne, ‘Belongings’, that will be on in November.  These auditions took place in February at Glyndebourne over 2 days with over 200 people taking part. ‘Belongings’ is a newly commissioned opera by Lewis Murphy

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