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My Summer With NCS

In this news, Lower Sixth Former Birdie Griffiths reports back on her summer holidays; four weeks of which were spent on a National Citizen Service Course and one week undertaking work experience with Ricardo. It’s wonderful to see a student using the long summer holiday to develop her skills and explore new opportunities. If you

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Peanut Selected To Join TEAM GB Youth Talent Programme

After a successful athletics season, Lower Sixth Former Peanut Meekings has been selected to join the British Athletics 2019 – 21 Youth Talent Programme (YTP).

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Bold Girl Mentors

Our mission at Burgess Hill Girls is to help our students develop all the skills they need to become Tomorrow’s Women. Our alumnae, called Bold Girls, play a vital part of the educational programme we provide. After all, who better to advise Tomorrow’s Women than Today’s Women?

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Introducing the BOLD Programme

Burgess Hill Girls believes that A Level results are no longer the most important outcome for their Sixth Formers. Students need to be prepared for the future demands of work as well as developing psychological and emotional strength. To satisfy these needs, Burgess Hill Girls has created a new programme to enrich and extend its academic curriculum, the BOLD programme.

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Problem Solving Skills More Important Than A Level Results

Parent seminars are a regular event at Burgess Hill Girls, providing the means to keep parents, staff and pupils informed of the latest developments in education and society. The first seminar of the year, ‘’Employability, Success and Happiness: the characteristics of success for 22 – 24 year olds in the workplace”, was presented by education expert Mungo Dunnett at Burgess Hill Girls on Thursday 12th September.

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Malaysia Sports Tour

The term had barely ended when some of our girls jetted off to Malaysia to test their Hockey and Netball skills. From Kuala Lumpar to Singapore, the girls experienced a jam packed 12 days of culture, sunshine and sport. There was of course lots of sightseeing when they were having a break from all that

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Superb A Level Results

Burgess Hill Girls is celebrating another superb set of A Level results. Maintaining an unbroken 100% pass rate, well over half the girls gained A*-B grades in three or more subjects. This is the essential requirement for admission to the most competitive universities. Over 80% got a place at their first choice university on results day.

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Tomorrow's Women Conference

In July 2019 our Sixth Formers hosted their first Tomorrow’s Women conference for young women in Sussex. Over 50 female students attended the Tomorrow’s Women conference from schools including Warden Park, Oathall Community College, Tanbridge House and our very own students. The conference began with networking drinks and then attendees were given advice on how

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Trees, tanks, and tasks: Sixth Form prepares girls for a BOLD future

Unorthodox leadership training proves to be a success with the women of tomorrow as we send our students over the edge with the new BOLD programme. Developing an ‘elevator pitch’, planning a military coup, walking on precarious platforms 20 feet off the ground, and partaking in post-graduate level job application tests were all part of

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CAE Welcomes Future Female Pilots

CAE is a worldwide leader in civil aviation training, so our Lower Sixth Formers were delighted to be invited to CAE’s Burgess Hill headquarters to learn about the aviation industry. The girls were given a presentation on aviation careers and shown how pilots are taught and trained via classrooms and simulators. They also had an

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