Our Vision

We are Longhill, a learning community: students, staff, and families; together and individually.

Longhill’s commitment to you:
As part of the Longhill community you should feel

  • Respected and valued as an individual
  • Able to challenge yourself and others in a safe and supportive fashion
  • Safe and cared for
  • Enabled to learn new things
  • Your achievements and successes are recognised and celebrated
  • That others have high expectations of you and will support you to be the best you can



CinderAbba Comes to Brighton! Original Panto for All the Family

This year Longhill’s pantomime tells the familiar story of Cinderella, cruelly treated by her two jealous sisters, but rescued by her fairy godmother, with virtue and love being the ultimate outcome of the story.  But there’s a twist!  This Cinderella story has been written by our very own Deputy Head Teacher, Mr Holland, who has [more]


Longhill CCF Raise Record Amount for Poppy Appeal

Cadets and officers of the Longhill contingent of the Combined Cadet Force have broken all previous records this year with the money they’ve raised for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.   Members of the contingent collected money from Asda shoppers on the two Saturdays prior to Remembrance Sunday, as well as collecting on the [more]


Year 10 Students Help Acclaimed Teen Author

Year 10 students Kyra and Aston spent an enjoyable day at Rudyard Kipling Primary School recently, helping younger students as part of an Able Writers’ Workshop.   Pupils from the Deans Partnership came together to take part in the workshop, led by acclaimed author Matt Whyman.  Matt has written widely for many audiences across a [more]

Parents' Evenings for Years 8 & 7

The Year 7 & 8 Parents’ Evening is on Thursday 8th December from 5 – 8pm and allows parents and carers to discuss how their children have progressed since the beginning of the academic year. Appointments for all parents’ evenings can be made via the information portal on the homepage of the website.  If you [more]


Longhill Cadets Visit Blind Veterans

Students from Longhill’s Combined Cadet Force spent a morning recently with the blind veterans of nearby Ovingdean.  Blind Veterans UK have several centres throughout the UK, one of which is the art deco-style, purpose-built centre which overlooks the sea at Ovingdean and is a well-known local landmark. Longhill cadets, along with Headteacher Kate Williams, joined [more]


Double, Double Toil and Trouble - Macbeth Comes to Longhill

Around 150 Year 11 students took part in the Brighton Shakespeare Company’s Macbeth workshop last week.  The 2-hour workshop aimed to inspire and motivate the students and help to deepen their understanding and knowledge of this enduring story.   They used practical exercises, such as still image and narration, to explore key moments in the [more]


World Champion Kickboxer is Pride of Longhill

Year 9 student Shaina Mack, 14, has shown the world how hard work and dedication can pay off.  Shaina, who is in Pankhurst House, brought home the world title in her age group in K1 Thai Kickboxing from the World Championships in Orlando, Florida last month. Shaina first discovered kickboxing when she was just 10 [more]


Generous Students Make Foodbank Donation

Generous Longhill students managed to collect 150kg of food recently to donate to the Whitehawk foodbank.  Cupboards were raided and boxes were filled, then delivered to the foodbank which provides emergency food for people in crisis in the East Brighton area. Grateful thanks to all our generous parents, carers and students!  Click on the link [more]