Aspiration – Determination – Success

We are proud to be a community school which prepares our young people for life. We support our students to grow into ambitious, responsible, resilient and compassionate individuals, equipped with the skills to achieve their dreams. 


Athletics Triumph for Junior Girls at Town Sports

This week saw the biggest athletics competitions of the year in the City of Brighton & Hove.  With all schools participating at the senior event (Years 9-11) on Monday, followed on the Wednesday by the juniors (Years 7 and 8). Longhill High School had entries on both days, with high hopes for the junior event. [more]

Architecture Students Help Build Success

On a sunny Monday morning recently, we were visited by two senior Architecture students from the University of Brighton’s Compact group, which supports students’ transition into higher education. They came to run an Architecture workshop for some of our Product Design, Creative iMedia and Mathematics students.  Year 10 student, Kaia Allen-Bevan, told us about the [more]

High-flying Ex-Student Shares Experience

Earlier this month, Deborah Cohen, an ex-Longhill High School student, visited the school to speak to our IGNITE ambassadors in Years 7 – 10. Deborah, who was a student at Longhill High in the early 1990s, gave an inspirational speech about her educational choices and career pathway since completing her GCSE studies; she then went on [more]

High Flyers Enjoy Visit to i360

Thirty of Longhill’s high achieving students were lucky enough this week to be given a ‘flight’ on the iconic British Airways i360 on Brighton seafront. The students, from years 7 to 10, are part of the school’s ‘Ignite’ programme, which offers opportunities to high achieving students. Organiser Mel King explained, “We are working this year [more]

There’s More to Sport at the University of Brighton

On the 7th of June, Longhill PE Department took 14 GCSE PE students to the University of Brighton, Eastbourne campus.  The purpose of the visit was to give students a real insight into life at university and the different courses on offer for those interested in  a career in sport. On arrival we went to [more]

Talented Designers Offer Storage Solutions

Year 11 Product Design students have been hard at work on their GCSE coursework and have come up with some imaginative and useful products.  The class researched and developed their products to meet one of two briefs: Portable Mobile Phone Speakers or Items of Storage.  As you will see, we have some talented students here at Longhill High [more]

From Nothing to Something Rather Lovely

With a little imagination, a bunch of willing helpers and some recycling know-how, it’s possible to make something out of nothing, as our Focus Centre students and staff have shown us recently.  Here is their story: Once upon a time there was a grotty yard at the side of the Focus Centre which resembled the [more]

Quiz Night’s a Winner for Saltdean Lido!

A fabulous evening was enjoyed by all at the Longhill Quiz Night recently.  The quiz was organized by Finance Manager, Kim Hazell, to raise money for our much-loved local landmark, the Saltdean Lido. Over 120 staff, friends and members of the local community came along for an evening of brain-testing fun, with a fiendishly difficult [more]