Burgess Hill School for Girls
|School Name:||Burgess Hill School for Girls|
|Location:||Keymer Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0EG, United Kingdom|
|Motto:||I am, I can, I ought, I will|
|Year Group:||Nursery - Year 13|
|No. of Students:||680|
|No. of Boarders:||60|
Keymer Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 OEG, United Kingdom
+44 (0) 1444 241050
- In a happy, supportive environment, girls are challenged and encouraged to develop a love of learning, self esteem and confi dence.
- With high standards in every area of the curriculum and extracurricular fi eld, the School facilitates and encourages the girls to strive for excellence wherever their talents may lie and to seek to expand their experiences by taking the opportunities available to them.
- The girls reap the benefi ts of being inquisitive and using their creativity and initiative. Their achievements are applauded.
- Academic excellence is achieved through high expectations, strong motivation, excellent teaching and small classes.
- "Academic excellence is achieved by high expectations, very strong motivation, excellent teaching and small classes."
- Burgess Hill School for Girls overall 83.5% of all A level results were awarded A* to B grades, continuing the high standards consistently achieved by students at the school.
- Almost two thirds of the year group gained the coveted top grades, A* to B, in all their subjects and over half the girls achieved three or more A* and A grades.
- The majority of leavers go on to higher education, studying a wide range of courses such as medicine, accountancy and law, while others follow careers in art, drama and music.
- The Entrance Assessments for entry into the Infants and Junior departments in September 2013 will take place in January 2013. These dates will be confi rmed shortly. Senior Entrance & Scholarship Examinations for Year 7-10 entry in September 2013 will take place on Saturday 12th January 2013.
- The girls each live in one of three very attractive boarding houses.
- Each with its own modern facilities, light and spacious common rooms, good computer facilities, a games room, and kitchens for making snacks
- The gardens are used for summer barbecues and relaxation.
- GCSE, AS and A-levels. 25 AS/A-level subjects. Sixth form: Most sixth formers take 4 subjects at AS-level, 3 at A-level.
- In addition, all take a course in key skills. Vocational: City and Guilds cookery course available. Special provision: Full-time special needs department.
GCE AL Subject Choice
- In the Sixth Form twenty-seven subjects are offered to AS and A2 level. Guided by their tutors girls select A level subjects and once again a timetable is built around their choices. At AS level most girls opt to study four or fi ve subjects, reducing to three or four at A2 level.
- Mathematics, English Language, English Literature, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, French, German, Spanish
- Chinese (Mandarin), Latin, Classics, Art, Textiles, Technology, Home Economics, Drama, Performance Studies, I.T., P.S.E (Personal and Social Education), P.E, Religious Studies, Music, Applied Business, Government and Politics, Health and Social, Psychology
2012/13 Boarding Fees# (GBP£) Per Term (3 Terms Per Year)
Remark: #Inclusive of tuition fees but exclusive of miscellaneous fees, such as uniform, extracurricular activities