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Laura Darnley: A Bold Girl's Story

Bold Girl Laura Darnley joined us for our Open Day in May and talked to us about her journey during and after Burgess Hill Girls. THE BEGINNING Burgess Hill Girls was a remarkable place of transformation for me. I arrived in Year 7 as a quiet, bookish girl who was intellectually curious but lacking in

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Prize-Winning Blog in National Paper

You wouldn’t normally expect to find the views of teenagers in the Financial Times, but when a blog by Sofia Comper-Cavanna, Upper Sixth, was judged a prize-winner in a competition run jointly by the world-famous global business paper and the Bank of England, her work was published. Sofia’s entry, ‘Igniting Imaginations’, examined the use of

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Tree Planting 2019

We can’t quite believe that it’s been a whole year since our last Tree Planting Ceremony. Every year our Head Girl plants a tree on the grounds of the school to symbolise her and her fellow students’ time at the school. Cara, the School Officer team and the Upper Sixth are almost finished with their

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Visiting Shakespearian Stratford

During the Easter Holidays 42 of our girls travelled back in time to explore Shakespearian Stratford. Georgina (Year 9) shared her version of the trip – can we come next time?!   The Year 9 & 10 trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon was packed full of incredible moments; from standing and watching the world go by at

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Summer Camp at Burgess Hill Girls

  For the first time, we at Burgess Hill Girls are running our very own Summer Holiday Club. Starting on Monday 22nd July until Friday 16th August 2019 we have a jammed packed schedule to entertain your children. Activities on offer include Multi Activity, Multi Sport, Photography, Dance, Acting, Singing and Netball. Read on for

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Rotary Club Young Musician of the Year

On Wednesday 23rd January, Burgess Hill Girls was represented at the Rotary Club Young Musician of the Year Competition. Daisy Hogan, Lucy Leete, Mia Arditi, Emma Naunton and Amélie Earl-Hulse all took part in this competition alongside other students from Burgess Hill Academy and St Paul’s Catholic College. We are very proud of all the

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Top award celebrates boarders’ academic success

Burgess Hill Girls has been presented with a Crystal Award after being named one of an elite group of ‘Top 20 Girls Boarding Schools based on their outstanding A Level results’. Miss Donson, Assistant Head Boarding and Pastoral, was joined by some of the school’s boarders to celebrate the good news. Burgess Hill Girls accepts

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Rock Challenge 2019

This year Burgess Hill Girls entered the UK Rock Challenge dance competition held by the ‘Be Your Best Foundation’. It was the first year we took take part, and it definitely captured the girls attention. Lots of fun was had and many memories were formed. This was just the start of what will become an

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Springboard Brighton Achievements

On Sunday 17th March, Lucy Leete (Year 11 student) competed in the Springboard Brighton and Hove performing arts festival. Some competitors were phenomenally talented musicians and some were junior royal academy students. The standard by far exceeded that of previous years. Lucy played beautifully and received very impressive comments from the adjudicator Christine Hanks. Lucy

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Defending our Karate success

On Sunday 17th March Burgess Hill Girls came 3rd in the Inter Dojo competition hosted at The Triangle leisure centre in Burgess Hill. Vanshika Koomar was brilliant, and is now Pee Wee (5-7 yr age group) Kata Champion 2019. Mirabelle Hogan was beaten by Vanshika in the semi-finals, but achieved a bronze medal. Sophie Brignall

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