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COVID-19 School Closure

Following the Government’s decision to close all schools as of Friday 20th March, we are immensely proud to have managed to get to this stage without any confirmed cases of COVID-19. Now the announcement has been made, there is much for us to plan and implement over the coming weeks to ensure your children continue to receive their education.

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Looking After Our Boarders

The last few months have been a challenging time for our boarding community. The majority have not been able to return to their families since Christmas and there is still some uncertainty of how they will get home in the Easter holidays and whether they will be able to return to Burgess Hill Girls afterwards. We could not be prouder with how they have all coped with these uncertainties. As you would expect we have been trying to do as much as possible to support the community and take their minds off things.

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Health and Wellbeing - Boarding Style

We have recently launched a new health and wellbeing programme for boarders at Burgess Hill Girls. Each term we will run two workshops designed to help with the specific needs of our boarding community. This term the two workshops are ‘Post Trial Exam Survival’ and ‘The Happiness Challenge’.

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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.

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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!

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Shortlisted for TES Awards 2020

We are thrilled to be shortlisted for Marketing Campaign of The Year in the TES Independent School Awards 2020. Thank you to everyone who has helped us to spread the word about our amazing school!

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Autumn Activities In Boarding

The Autumn term is always a crazy time in boarding at Burgess Hill Girls with lots of exciting evening and weekend activities and events. In this news, we share some of the highlights from October and November including first hand reviews from our boarders.

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Best Value For Money In Sussex

With much chatter about the exorbitant fees of private schools how can you guarantee value for money? Using data from the Independent Schools Council, The Telegraph has mapped 2019 GCSE Results against fees for private day and boarding schools across the UK to provide an answer.

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Boarding Induction Week

We learnt very early on that the first few days and weeks of boarding is a vital period for providing each girl with a great start to life at Burgess Hill Girls. As a result of this we are constantly evolving our welcome programme to match the needs and interests of the pupils. Our latest initiative is our Boarding Induction Week, which takes place the week before the Autumn term commences. As September 2019 was the first year of the Induction Week we thought we would share some highlights so that you can understand how it works.

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National Boarding Week 2019

We always love National Boarding Week. It’s a great chance for girls and staff to come together to enjoy a variety of activities celebrating boarding life at Burgess Hill Girls. Here are some of the 2019 highlights. THE BIG BOARDING SLEEP & BOARDERS GO TO THE MOVIES Our National Boarding Week kicked off with a

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