Search the Burgess Hill siteOpen navigation

Bold girl news

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. How did you end up working together? Daniele – Though we were both boarders, I think

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading