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Four Fun Science Experiments For Children

Welcome to Mrs Allen’s Fun Science videos! Mrs Allen is a KS1 teacher and Head of STEM at Burgess Hill Girls Junior School.  With the help of pupils Anaïs, Ellie, Annabel and Persephone, she has helped us create these four instruction videos of easy science experiments you can do at home with your children. 

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COVID-19 School Closure

Following the Government’s decision to close all schools as of Friday 20th March, we are immensely proud to have managed to get to this stage without any confirmed cases of COVID-19. Now the announcement has been made, there is much for us to plan and implement over the coming weeks to ensure your children continue to receive their education.

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Karate Medal Haul for Burgess Hill Girls

Students from Burgess Hill Girls picked up multiple medals in the annual Mid Sussex Renshinkan Karate tournament held at The Triangle, Burgess Hill, on 1st March 2020.

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Howard Blake Concert

Burgess Hill Girls attended ‘The Music of Howard Blake’ Concert at The Dolphin Leisure Centre in Haywards Heath on Sunday 8th December 2019. Charlotte Rayner has kindly written a review of the day.   First rehearsal – looking through the challenging songs – thinking about some complicated rhythms, and checking out the few awkward intervals

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Daisy Joins National Children's Orchestra

Daisy was first inspired to take up the trombone after hearing a fellow pupil play the Looney Toons theme tune on a red plastic trombone.  Four years later she has successfully auditioned to join the National Children’s Orchestra (NCO) of Great Britain.

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Ski Slalom Success

At the end of December 2019, our largest ever team of 22 girls competed in the annual Independent School Ski Racing Championships in Les Deux Alps, France.  21 schools entered, with 360 competitors aged 9 to 18 competing in the Giant Slalom, Slalom and Team Parallel events.

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50 Things For Girls To Do By The Age of 5

‘Build a tower taller than you’, ‘ride on the top deck of a bus’ and ‘see the stars at night’. These are just three of the fifty activities we suggest girls try before they reach the age of five.

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Christmas Highlights 2019

Another year has flown by at Burgess Hill Girls. The Christmas term has been a hectic one to say the least, but the Christmas spirit was as strong as ever. There is never a dull day at our school! Staff and pupils collectively join together to make each day a memorable one.

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Meet School Dog Jasper

Burgess Hill Girls has always been a dog loving community, visit us in the schools holidays and sometimes you will find as many canines as humans. This year we decided to take things one step further and recruit a dog to help the school nurse Liz Hall in her role of caring for the community.

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What do girls want for Christmas?

Do you still need to buy a Christmas present for a girl in your family or a friend’s daughter?  Panic no longer, as a girls’ school with approximately 500 pupils, Burgess Hill Girls is in a perfect position to ask the market. So we did!

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