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Hiraeth

Hiraeth is the title of a new film by our very own Lucy Collins. It looks at how the COVID-19 lockdown has affected us all.

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Tackling Racism

The Black Lives Matter campaign has given us all much to think about, both on a personal level and an educational level. It has made us question if we are doing everything we can to tackle racism within our community, not just in terms of day to day life but also in our educational programmes which have a vital role in shaping the views of our pupils, whilst they are at the school but also in their future lives as they take their place in society.

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Book Of The Week

During these unprecedented times we have teamed up with our Learning Resource Centre Manager Yve Akehurst to provide you with a ‘Book of the Week’ to keep you reading during the lockdown. We have categorised the books into age groups, so whatever your age, adults included, we have a recommendation for you!

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READING - A GIFT TO TREASURE

The benefits of reading have long been extolled, but during lockdown novels have become even more treasured; their ability to transport us to another world has been a tonic to the stress and uncertainty of life during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Summer & Autumn Term 2020 Update

As the summer holiday is approaching we thought it was a good time to make public recent changes to our school opening as well as reveal our intentions for September.

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Jessica & Sophie Run a Mile an Hour for 24 Hours

We are exceptionally proud of sisters Jessica, Year 11 and Sophie, Year 9, who last weekend completed the challenge of running a mile every hour for 24 hours.

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Tree Planting 2020

Every year at Burgess Hill Girls we hold a Tree Planting Ceremony to mark the moment our School Officers hand over responsibility to the newly appointed school officer team. As you can imagine, the event was very different to how we usually mark this occasion, but despite the social distancing, we still wanted to say

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Prep Remote Orchestra

The Prep School Orchestra has been working remotely over the last few months. To begin the term, some of the girls took part in the National Youth Orchestra’s ‘Ode To Joy-a-thon’! At 5pm on 17th April, they joined the NYO’s 164 musicians as part of a socially distanced orchestra to play Beethoven’s Ode to Joy

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Pupils Return After Lockdown

On 1st June we were delighted to welcome back pupils in the Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6. As you would expect we have made significant changes to routines and classroom arrangements to adhere to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.

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Head's Challenge

We hope you have all managed to make a great start to the summer term. It is very different we know, and challenging too, but we are certain you will all benefit from this unique experience.

For this special lockdown period we have created a new weekly challenge, the Head’s Challenge.

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