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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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National Beach Volleyball Champs!

Huge congratulations to our Beach Volleyball team who beat teams including Sevenoaks School and Brighton College to become Champions at the Independent School National Beach Volleyball Championships at Yellowave in Brighton. The team, Tia Homer, Meg McCallum, Olivia Gunn and Jurkowski, were able to draw on their ball handling skills as accomplished netball players for Burgess

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Podium Success in BASE Competition

Burgess Hill Girls Sixth Formers have won second place in a prestigious national competition run by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) – and they vow to come back next year to claim the top prize! The BASE competition is designed to give school and college students a taste of what

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Tomorrow's Women Conference

Tomorrow’s Women Conference – Friday 5th July Sixth Formers at Burgess Hill Girls launch a new conference for ambitious teenage girls in Sussex. The Tomorrow’s Women conference runs from 4.30pm – 7pm on Friday 5th July. Speakers include Rebecca Stephens, the first British woman to climb Mount Everest, environmentalist Clare Osborn, nutritionist and life coach

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Prize-Winning Blog in National Paper

You wouldn’t normally expect to find the views of teenagers in the Financial Times, but when a blog by Sofia Comper-Cavanna, Upper Sixth, was judged a prize-winner in a competition run jointly by the world-famous global business paper and the Bank of England, her work was published. Sofia’s entry, ‘Igniting Imaginations’, examined the use of

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Tree Planting 2019

We can’t quite believe that it’s been a whole year since our last Tree Planting Ceremony. Every year our Head Girl plants a tree on the grounds of the school to symbolise her and her fellow students’ time at the school. Cara, the School Officer team and the Upper Sixth are almost finished with their

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New House Names

Students have voted to rename their school houses in honour of inspirational women. Among the shortlist for the new house names, compiled by the students, were Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, American civil rights activist Rosa Parks, aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, and Florence Nightingale, a founder of modern nursing. But after putting their votes

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