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July and August Book of the Month

We are now well into our summer holidays and we thought we’d give you a bumper edition of Book of the Month. Here are our recommendations for the months of July and August. Don’t forget there is something for everyone so be sure to give one a try! Nappy the Pirate Baby – By Alan

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Founders' Day 2021

An in-person Founders’ Day brought the long awaited and missed opportunity to come together again as a school community, socially distanced (of course) but a far cry from covidien video calls. After taking our seats in the fabric-draped marquee, the service began. We stood for the arrival of our Chair of Governors, Head and guest

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Teachers Complete Olympic Challenge

55 teachers and staff at Burgess Hill Girls have joined forces to run, walk, cycle, swim, and row the equivalent distance from Burgess Hill, England to Tokyo, Japan, 9,609 kilometres.

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Summer Reading Suggestions for Year 6 to Year 7

The transition for children moving from Prep to Senior School can sometimes be a traumatic one. As many studies have found, reading is a great way for young people to relax and get out of their own headspace. With that in mind, Ms Akehurst our Learning Resource Centre Manager, has put together some wonderful reads

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Independent Schools of The Year Awards - We're Shortlisted

We are delighted to share news that Burgess Hill Girls has been shortlisted for the 2021 Independent Schools of The Year Awards. The Award we have been shortlisted for is ‘Outstanding New Initiative’. You can read our entry below.

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June Book of The Month

Our June Book of the Month is now live. Take a look at our recommendations below. Busy Spring – Nature Wakes Up – By Sean Taylor and Alex Morrs Genre:  Natural World | Ages: 2-4 Spring has woken up in the garden and Jasmine and her little brother put on their wellies and step outside

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May Book of the Month

Here are our book recommendations for May. Let us know how you get on with them!

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Burgess Hill Girls is embracing National Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 10th – 16th May with a theme of ‘Nature’. A wide range of nature themed activities, a programme of visiting speakers and the launch of our own mindfulness film, ‘Nature of Burgess Hill Girls’ are all planned.

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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.

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John O’Groats to Land’s End Challenge

Not content with the trials of lockdown, teachers in the Prep School set themselves the challenge of completing the equivalent distance of John O’Groats to Land’s Ends in the month of March 2021

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