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Head and team take 50k midnight bike tour of London and raise £3000 for cancer charities

Head Liz Laybourn and her team joined more than a thousand women to tackle the Ride The Night event which started at Windsor Racecourse at 9pm and snaked for 50km through central London, passing Westminster Abbey, the London Eye and the West End. Those with energy left then complete the 50km to head back to Windsor.

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Hannah Peckham & Sophy Henn visit during World Book Week

Bold girl and children’s author Hannah Peckham returned to Burgess Hill Girls during World Book Week to talk about the importance of good mental health.

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Persephone's pandemic switch is ace move

Year 2 Persephone switched from dance to tennis to avoid Covid has got so good at the sport that she has just been selected for the Sussex county tennis team for her age group. Persephone Wilson was selected for the team after attending a Tennis Sussex event last July. Her obvious flair for the game

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Elf Run 2021

Pupils at Burgess Hill Girls managed to raise £750 for a Sussex hospice during their annual Elf Run this year.

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Lars Fox Announced as New Head

Burgess Hill Girls is to see a new head arrive at the school to replace long-time incumbent Liz Laybourn, who is retiring from the school after 36 years.

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Children in Need 2021

Our Senior School students put their best feet forward for Children In Need on Friday when they set off on their own version of a BBC CountryFile Ramble aiming to raise £5,000 – and so far they have managed £3,880.

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New Ads 2021

We are exceptionally proud to share our new adverts featuring pupils at Burgess Hill Girls.     As with our previous campaign the ads communicate the emotional, intellectual and social skills our students will need to become Tomorrow’s Women. Though academic study is still an essential part of a Burgess Hill Girls education we believe

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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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