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Summer Reading Suggestions for Year 6 to Year 7

The transition for children moving from Prep to Senior School can sometimes be a traumatic one. As many studies have found, reading is a great way for young people to relax and get out of their own headspace. With that in mind, Ms Akehurst our Learning Resource Centre Manager, has put together some wonderful reads

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Independent Schools of The Year Awards - We're Shortlisted

We are delighted to share news that Burgess Hill Girls has been shortlisted for the 2021 Independent Schools of The Year Awards. The Award we have been shortlisted for is ‘Outstanding New Initiative’. You can read our entry below.

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BookSmart - Interview with Sally Gardner

We are back with another instalment of our book club video series; BookSmart. We have enjoyed producing the previous episodes so much, each with an exclusive interview with a variety of YA authors.

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June Book of The Month

Our June Book of the Month is now live. Take a look at our recommendations below. Busy Spring – Nature Wakes Up – By Sean Taylor and Alex Morrs Genre:  Natural World | Ages: 2-4 Spring has woken up in the garden and Jasmine and her little brother put on their wellies and step outside

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Tree Planting 2021

We were happy to celebrate this year’s tree planting as close to normal as possible. Our annual tree planting ceremony celebrates the retiring Head Girl and School Officers for the past year and introduces the new Head Girl and her team of Officers for the next academic year. 

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Top 10 UK Boarding School - Value for Money

Burgess Hill Girls has been recognised as offering exceptional value for money in a study recently published by The Telegraph.

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Bold Girl Catch-up: Kate Bull

Kate Bull is one of many Bold Girls who we are proud to say have gone on into a career in teaching, she is Head of English at Firth Park Academy in Sheffield. We caught-up with her recently to delve into her memories of Burgess Hill Girls and find out what she’s been up to since leaving us. She also shared news of a running challenge she is taking on in September 2021 to raise money for Trigeminal Neuralgia Association UK.

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May Book of the Month

Here are our book recommendations for May. Let us know how you get on with them!

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Sisters Appear on Newsround for Deaf Awareness Week

Did you catch sisters Annabel, Year 8, and Maia, Year 10, on Newsround last week? We thought they were brilliant. The girls appeared on CBBC Newsround as part of several media activities organised for Deaf Awareness Week 2021. Maia is a member of the National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) Youth Advisory Board and both she

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Burgess Hill Girls is embracing National Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 10th – 16th May with a theme of ‘Nature’. A wide range of nature themed activities, a programme of visiting speakers and the launch of our own mindfulness film, ‘Nature of Burgess Hill Girls’ are all planned.

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