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Hannah Peckham & Sophy Henn visit during World Book Week

Bold girl and children’s author Hannah Peckham returned to Burgess Hill Girls during World Book Week to talk about the importance of good mental health.

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Bold Girl Catch-up Zoe Webber

Encouraging students to be active participants in their wider community is a key part of a Burgess Hill Girls education. So we are always impressed when we hear of Bold Girls who continue to do this, often to a much greater extent, when they leave us. In this news we catch-up with Bold Girl Zoe Webber who volunteers for Sussex Search and Rescue amongst other roles.

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Dr Emma Ross - Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year: Changemaker

In this news we catch up with Bold Girl Dr Emma Ross, who was recently announced as the winner of the Changemaker award at the Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards.

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Bold Girls Team Up To Promote Equality

We were delighted to hear that Bold Girls Daniele Harford-Fox and Funke Abimbola have been working together on a change programme to support and enhance Solihull School’s commitment to equality. We caught up with them to find out more.

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Bold Girl Catch-up: Lucy Mukerjee

Over the summer we had the opportunity to catch-up with Bold Girl Lucy Mukerjee, who was visiting the area from her home in New York. We managed to grab a photo and learn about her career as a producer and film curator in the US.

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Bold Girl Catch-up: Kate Bull

Kate Bull is one of many Bold Girls who we are proud to say have gone on into a career in teaching, she is Head of English at Firth Park Academy in Sheffield. We caught-up with her recently to delve into her memories of Burgess Hill Girls and find out what she’s been up to since leaving us. She also shared news of a running challenge she is taking on in September 2021 to raise money for Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK.

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Burgess Hill Girls in Watercolour

This lovely watercolour of Burgess Hill Girls was painted by house portrait artist Brenda Barratt. The painting is outside the front of our school, an iconic area which each member of the community, as well as Burgess Hill residents, know well.

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Hannah Peckham Launches Debut Book

Mum, TV presenter, voice-over artist, therapist, and now author of best-selling children’s book ‘Conker the Chameleon’. We do not know how Bold Girl Hannah Peckham does it. So, we got in touch to find out.

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Sister Trios at Burgess Hill Girls

As a Girls School you would imagine it is quite normal to have two sisters as pupils at the same time. Three sisters? Maybe a bit more unusual, but a frequent occurrence. But what about two generations of three sisters? And a cousin! We thought this was a story worth sharing.

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Funke Film Premiere and Q&A

We are honoured to be premiering a new short film featuring Bold Girl Funke Abimbola MBE on Wednesday 21st October.

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