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Sophia Lightfoot – TV Producer and Director

We never tire of hearing all the amazing things Bold Girls have gone on to do since leaving Burgess Hill Girls. In this news, we catch up with Sophia Lightfoot, one of our new Bold Girl mentors.

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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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Bold Girl & Theatre Agent Bethany Gavin

We were delighted when Bold Girl Bethany Gavin accepted our offer to return to Burgess Hill Girls and speak at our Spring Open Day on February 1st 2020.  With the pupils giving a preview of our 2020 production of the Chicago on the day it was fitting to hear from Bethany as she was heavily involved in productions at Burgess Hill Girls before going on to pursue a career as a Theatre Agent.

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Bold Girl Interview: Kate Mactear

We are always delighted when Bold Girls return to Burgess Hill Girls and were fortunate to see Kate Mactear a few times last year.  The first occasion was at our 2019 Summer Bold Girl Tea Party.  Whilst she was enjoying a newly created ‘Bold Girl’ cocktail we managed to persuade her to come back and record an interview

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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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Nikita Returns For Our Autumn Open Day

To reflect our mission to develop Tomorrow’s Women we always ask a Bold Girl to speak at our Open Days. It gives both girls and parents a chance to imagine what they might be able to achieve in the future if they join Burgess Hill Girls. For our 2019 Autumn Open Day we were delighted to welcome back Nikita Khandwala.

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Bold Girl Mentors

Our mission at Burgess Hill Girls is to help our students develop all the skills they need to become Tomorrow’s Women. Our alumnae, called Bold Girls, play a vital part of the educational programme we provide. After all, who better to advise Tomorrow’s Women than Today’s Women?

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2019 Degree Results

August at Burgess Hill Girls is always all about results. We’re so proud of our current students who have surpassed themselves again with superb A Level and GCSE results. At the same time it has been fantastic to hear from Bold girls who have recently completed their University courses.

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Hockey Gold For Suzy Clapp

After winning bronze medals as part of the England team in 2017 and 2018, Burgess Hill Girls Director of Sport Suzy Clapp returned to Holland this summer for the European Masters Hockey Championships. She was the only scorer in a nail biting final versus Germany which brought home the Gold medal for England! Since picking

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Laura Darnley: A Bold Girl's Story

Bold Girl Laura Darnley joined us for our Open Day in May and talked to us about her journey during and after Burgess Hill Girls. THE BEGINNING Burgess Hill Girls was a remarkable place of transformation for me. I arrived in Year 7 as a quiet, bookish girl who was intellectually curious but lacking in

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