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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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Culture Sharing

At Burgess Hill Girls we always try to look on the bright side of life. One of the positive things to have come out of the global COVID-19 crises is it has given us the opportunity to learn more about each other and our different cultures.

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Wish You Were Here

As you might expect, due to COVID-19, the 2020 summer term has started a bit differently at Burgess Hill Girls. We are very proud of the way all our pupils have approached the new programme of e-learning, especially our boarders, logging in to Google Classroom or Edmodo from all over the world.

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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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