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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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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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Little Miss Welcome

Depending upon your upbringing you may be familiar with the Mr Men and Little Miss children’s books by Roger Hargreaves. Certainly they are very well known in the UK, home country of Burgess Hill Girls. At Burgess Hill Girls we know them even better as Little Miss characters have an important role to play in

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National Boarding Week

  Burgess Hill Girls are celebrating the annual Boarding Schools’ Association event National Boarding Week, June 18th – June 24th. Saturday 16th June 6.30pm – Sunday 17th June 12.30pm Big Boarding Bop and Sleepover Students were encouraged to bring a friend from school to dance the night away followed by a sleepover in Silverdale House.

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Interview with Funke Abimbola MBE

We are always fortunate when our Old Girls, or Bold Girls as we increasingly call them, come to visit. One of our most frequent visitors is Funke Abimbola MBE. She was guest speaker at our 2016 Founders’ Day and returned again recently for our Autumn 2017 Open Day. Funke is an incredible women and as

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Selina Scores High at Maths Olympiad

We are incredibly proud of Year 11 Selina who was one of the highest scorers at the recent national Mathematical Olympiad for Girls.     1,700 girls took part in this year’s competition, which is run by the UK Mathematics Trust. Selina was awarded a Certificate of Distinction, and as one of the contestants who

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