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Short Courses


Short, full immersion, courses are offered at Burgess Hill Girls throughout the year depending upon the availability of boarding places. Short course students are able to join the school for a period of half to two terms in year groups 7, 8, 9 or 10.

Students follow the regular subject timetable for their year group, with supporting English as an Additional Language lessons incorporated. Students are also encouraged to join co-curricular activities at lunch-time and after school.


Students are not required to sit entrance examinations. Assessment is based on the previous two school reports, a reference from the Head of their current school and an interview via Skype or in person. There is a registration fee of £100.


Students sit the CAT test upon arrival so that progress can be monitored. A school certificate is presented on satisfactory completion of the course.


No deposit is required if full fees are paid 28 days in advance of the course start date. Fees are inclusive of weekend activities.


The fees per term for the academic year 2021-22;


YearPer term
Year 7£10,600
Year 8£10,600
Year 9£11,750
Year 10£12,100


A non-refundable deposit of £6,000 paid termly, plus the monthly fee. Weekend activities are inclusive of the prices below.


YearPer month
Year 7£1,700
Year 8£1,800
Year 9£2,100
Year 10£2,100


A limited supply of second-hand uniform may be available to purchase. Where possible we will endeavour to supply uniform upon arrival.


All students must have an appointed guardian irrespective of the student’s age. Please see the school’s educational guardianship policy.