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Pupils Return After Lockdown

On 1st June we were delighted to welcome back pupils in the Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6. As you would expect we have made significant changes to routines and classroom arrangements to adhere to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.

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Book Of The Week

During these unprecedented times we have teamed up with our Learning Resource Centre Manager Yve Akehurst to provide you with a ‘Book of the Week’ to keep you reading during the lockdown. We have categorised the books into age groups, so whatever your age, adults included, we have a recommendation for you!

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Head's Challenge

We hope you have all managed to make a great start to the summer term. It is very different we know, and challenging too, but we are certain you will all benefit from this unique experience.

For this special lockdown period we have created a new weekly challenge, the Head’s Challenge.

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Baking with the Staff of Burgess Hill Girls

Who doesn’t love a bit of baking? During lockdown people around the globe have picked up their whisks and cleared the supermarket shelves of eggs and flour to give their baking skills a go, including the staff at Burgess Hill Girls.

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Amber Creates COVID-19 film in BSL

Both Amber’s parents are deaf, so she has been signing since she was six months old, British Sign Language (BSL) is her first and home language. As she is a hearing person, she is also able to converse with hearing people, giving her access to both cultures. She uses both skills in her COVID-19 news broadcast, so hearing and deaf children can watch it and learn how to stay safe during the pandemic.

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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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