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Musical Success at the Opera

Congratulations to Lower Sixth student, Nell S for her recent musical achievements.   She has recently successfully auditioned for an opera at Glyndebourne, ‘Belongings’, that will be on in November.  These auditions took place in February at Glyndebourne over 2 days with over 200 people taking part. ‘Belongings’ is a newly commissioned opera by Lewis Murphy

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Success in Fashion Design

Burgess Hill Girls are celebrating the success and fantastic achievement of one of their sixth form who is becoming the ‘name for the future’ in fashion design.  Allegra C who is studying both Art and Textiles in the Sixth Form has won a prestigious competition held at the ICHF Events Fashion and Embroidery exhibition at

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Member of the UK Youth Parliament

We are delighted to congratulate Sofia C, Year 10, for recently becoming a member of the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP).  She is pleased to share her achievement with us. “I have been part of Youth Cabinet for almost two years.  In this time, I have assisted at the Takeover Challenge/Democracy Day twice, helped start up

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Success at Pony Club

Congratulations to Jasmine D (Year 10) who has been awarded the Douglas Bunn Sportsmanship Award and Shield by the South Down West Pony Club. This the clubs highest award recognising commitment, perseverance and participation.  The Award is presented annually to a club member who has shown all of the above skills, along with excellent sportsmanship. 

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Former pupil Funke honoured by Prime Minister

General Counsel & Company Secretary, Funke Abimbola (who leads the legal and corporate compliance function supporting Roche’s UK & Ireland pharmaceutical operations) has been named a ‘Point of Light’ by Prime Minister Theresa May. Funke has been recognised for the positive impact of her voluntary work in promoting and campaigning for more workplace diversity in

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Amy to perform at 'Last Night of the Proms'

Amy L, a Year 10 student at Burgess Hill Girls successfully took part in auditions alongside hundreds of other applicants aged between 14 & 21 for a chance to play alongside the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Last Night of the Proms.   This represents an amazing achievement for Amy, and reflects the high standards

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Burgess Hill Girls Become County Champions

Congratulations to Tash C-P and Peanut M who became County Champions at the Pole Vault and Javelin respectively. Tash achieved a personal best with a clearance of 3.60m and Peanut also achieved a personal best with a throw of 35.88m. Both girls have now qualified for the prestigious English Schools Competition in Gateshead at the

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Burgess Hill Girls Win Prizes in Young Craftsman Competition

Two students from Burgess Hill Girls were very excited to be awarded prizes in the highly prestigious Young Craftsman of the Year Competition held at the South of England Show in Ardingly last weekend.   Upper sixth student Laura H, won the Textiles section and her high quality garment was then awarded the Bronze prize

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Invitational Rounders Tournament - Roedean

The Year 9 Rounders Team played extremely well in the Invitational Tournament held at Roedean in May. They played five games beating Brighton College ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams, Mayfield, Roedean ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams. Congratulations girls.

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Peanut

Success at the Sussex County Athletics Championships

Many congratulations to Peanut M who won the Under 15 Sussex County Championships Javelin title at Withdean. She performed superbly throughout the competition throwing a personal best of 34.82m. Peanut is now ranked number one in the country for Under 15 age group. Awesome! Tash CP also competed at the Sussex County Championships in the

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