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Bronze for Suzy Clapp at European Championships

We are very fortunate to have an International hockey player as our Director of Sport. This August, Suzy Clapp was selected to represent England Masters at the European Championships in Tilburg, Holland. We asked her to report back.     Eight teams took part in the tournament in which two pools were formed. I played in

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Catching up with ‘Old Girl’ Funke Abimbola MBE (nee Akindolie)

I left Burgess Hill Girls in July 1991 to read law at Newcastle University. After graduating with my law degree in 1994, I went back home to Nigeria and studied towards the Nigerian Bar exams. Following my call to the Nigerian Bar as a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, I returned

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Summer Open Morning welcomes back former Head Girl

It was a pleasure to welcome back former Head Girl, now Author and current parent, Kelly Willoughby when she visited our school for our Summer Open Morning on Friday 19th May 2017. Her smiling personality and friendly manner was a great hit with the visitors as they collected a signed copy of her book that

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Catching up with ‘Old Girl’ Suzy Clapp

Suzy Clapp left in 1992. “Since leaving Burgess Hill Girls life has been pretty busy! From a very early age I always knew I wanted to be a PE teacher. Sport played a big role in my life at school and I loved being part of a team, building new friendships and enjoyed the competitive

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Catching up with ‘Old Girl’ Kate Mactear

Kate left in 2011 having completed her A-levels subjects in Mathematics, Physics and French, as well as AS Level in History. “I was at Burgess Hill Girls from Year 5 until the Upper Sixth. I have always been sporty but was never particularly good at the traditional school sports like Hockey or Netball. However I

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