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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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Selina Scores High at Maths Olympiad

We are incredibly proud of Year 11 Selina who was one of the highest scorers at the recent national Mathematical Olympiad for Girls.     1,700 girls took part in this year’s competition, which is run by the UK Mathematics Trust. Selina was awarded a Certificate of Distinction, and as one of the contestants who

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Sofia C at the House of Commons

Earlier this year we brought you news of Sofia C’s election to the UK Youth Parliament. One of the most exciting aspects of her role is an invitation to attend the Annual Sitting, a day of workshops, debate, policy making and networking, at the House of Commons. Sofia C on left

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Four girls make GB Karate Squad

Four of our girls have been selected to represent Great Britain in an international karate competition held only once every five years in Japan. The girls who were selected for the Renshinkan Karate Great Britain squad at the International Renshinkan Tournament in 2019 are Senior girl Hannah L and Junior girls, Clara S, Chloe and

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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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New Facilities at Burgess Hill Girls

If you’ve visited the school recently we hope you might have noticed some new additions? Do come and visit soon if you’ve haven’t. Here’s an overview of what’s changed recently. School Signs The ground staff have been doing an excellent job of landscaping the front of the school so it’s now clearly visible to passing

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Scholars' Concert 2017

Our annual Scholars’ Concert offers an opportunity for our outstanding young musicians to showcase their individual performance skills. We currently have twenty three scholars ranging in age from nine to seventeen. The girls performed a variety of music from Baroque to Contemporary to a highly appreciative audience. A video of the night is below. For

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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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Gold for our Skiers

We entered nine girls into the BISS National Indoor Ski Racing Championships held at Hemel Hempstead on Monday 25th September.

There were over 170 racers in both the Junior and Senior Section from schools across the country. The girls completed two timed runs on the Slalom course.

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