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Science holds bright future for Girls

There has never been a better time to be a female working in science, school pupils were told at a career’s seminar this week. 

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Poppy reaps rich rewards from fundraising Ghana trip

One of our sixth formers travelled to Ghana to hand over £2200 she had raised to fund school equipment and medical supplies.

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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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Sixth formers join Muslim students in Ramadan fast and raise cash for Afghanistan girls' education

TWO of our Muslim sixth formers organized a sponsored Ramadan one-day fast for their classmates in a bid to raise money to fund girls’ education in Afghanistan and fight Islamophobia here in the UK.

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Tomorrow's Women 2022

Sixth Formers at Burgess Hill Girls are delighted to invite Senior School and Sixth Form students from across Sussex to their fourth Tomorrow’s Women conference at Burgess Hill Girls on Tuesday May 10th, 6.00pm – 8.00pm.

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David Harkin, CEO of 8 Billion Ideas, visits Burgess Hill Girls

On Friday 4th February, David Harkin – CEO of 8 Billion Ideas – visited Burgess Hill Girls to give the Sixth Form students an insight into the world of entrepreneurship.    8 Billion Ideas is an educational company dedicated to helping students to realise their potential. Since being founded, it has worked with 250,000 children

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Joy at Oxbridge places

Sixth Formers were celebrating this month as they received offers from Oxbridge. Emily Dunsby landed an offer to read Modern and Medieval Languages at King’s College, Cambridge, and must achieve A*AA in her French, German and History A levels this summer. Charlotte Fallon received an offer to study History and Politics at Regents Park College,

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Made In Dagenham

The joy of being back on stage and performing to an audience palpable to all, the pupils of Burgess Hill Girls put on a stellar musical last week when they staged the witty and spectacular Made In Dagenham.   With a backdrop set that would not have looked out of place in the West End,

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Poppy’s £2 a day challenge for Ghana

Sixth Former is raising money for a hospital and school nursery in Ghana that she plans to volunteer for by subsisting on £2 a day – the same budget as locals there live on. Poppy Whitehead, Lower Sixth, hopes to raise at least £1500 so that once she gets to Busua in western Ghana in

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History-making poet drops in to bring syllabus to life

A poet who made history when he was the first to achieve the BookTrust’s lifetime achievement award performed at Burgess Hill Girls just days after being accoladed by the literary world. 

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