Date posted: 27/01/20
We are celebrating another year of outstanding results in the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ). Now an integral part of the Sixth Form ‘BOLD Programme’ – a consolidated curriculum covering both academic and non-academic pursuits – all students take the EPQ in Year 12 alongside their A levels. From this year’s cohort, 95% received either an A or an A*, with over 60% of students achieving an A*.
Date posted: 20/01/20
Howard Blake Concert
Burgess Hill Girls attended ‘The Music of Howard Blake’ Concert at The Dolphin Leisure Centre in Haywards Heath on Sunday 8th December 2019. Charlotte Rayner has kindly written a review of the day. First rehearsal – looking through the challenging songs – thinking about some complicated rhythms, and checking out the few awkward intervals
Date posted: 16/01/20
Daisy Joins National Children's Orchestra
Daisy was first inspired to take up the trombone after hearing a fellow pupil play the Looney Toons theme tune on a red plastic trombone. Four years later she has successfully auditioned to join the National Children’s Orchestra (NCO) of Great Britain.
Date posted: 13/01/20
Ski Slalom Success
At the end of December 2019, our largest ever team of 22 girls competed in the annual Independent School Ski Racing Championships in Les Deux Alps, France. 21 schools entered, with 360 competitors aged 9 to 18 competing in the Giant Slalom, Slalom and Team Parallel events.
Date posted: 06/01/20
50 Things For Girls To Do By The Age of 5
‘Build a tower taller than you’, ‘ride on the top deck of a bus’ and ‘see the stars at night’. These are just three of the fifty activities we suggest girls try before they reach the age of five.
Date posted: 19/12/19
Christmas Highlights 2019
Another year has flown by at Burgess Hill Girls. The Christmas term has been a hectic one to say the least, but the Christmas spirit was as strong as ever. There is never a dull day at our school! Staff and pupils collectively join together to make each day a memorable one.
Date posted: 17/12/19
Meet School Dog Jasper
Burgess Hill Girls has always been a dog loving community, visit us in the schools holidays and sometimes you will find as many canines as humans. This year we decided to take things one step further and recruit a dog to help the school nurse Liz Hall in her role of caring for the community.
Date posted: 11/12/19
What do girls want for Christmas?
Do you still need to buy a Christmas present for a girl in your family or a friend’s daughter? Panic no longer, as a girls’ school with approximately 500 pupils, Burgess Hill Girls is in a perfect position to ask the market. So we did!
Date posted: 09/12/19
Just One Tree Non-Uniform Day
Burgess Hill Girls timed its Just One Tree non-uniform day to coincide with the latest day of planned climate strikes on Friday 29th November. This was also the day of conspicuous planet-destroying consumption known as Black Friday.
Date posted: 05/12/19
Rambling for Children in Need
On a very wet and windy Friday 104 girls from Burgess Hill Girls created their version of the Country File Ramble for children in need. They walked 8.6miles starting from Clayton village walking up the Downs to Jack and Jill and along the top finishing by the prison in Lewes. Dressed in Pudsey Suits, waterproofs,