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


School Closed to Students Tuesday 5th July

As you may be aware, members of the National Union of Teachers (NUT) are in dispute with the Government as a result of funding concerns and the impact this will have on education and have voted for a one-day strike to be held on 5th of July.  Therefore, Longhill High School will be closed on Tuesday [more]

Enrichment Week 27th June to Friday 1st July 2016

From Monday 27th June to Friday 1st July all Year 10 students will be on Work Experience and the majority of students in Years 8 and 9 will be camping at Blackland Farm for three days.  As a result of this, students in Years 7, 8 and 9 will have a completely new timetable for [more]


Brighton’s Young Citizens Recognised for their Work in the Community

Students from Longhill High School joined with schools across Brighton & Hove to enjoy an evening of celebration and recognition, when they attended the Rotary Young Citizens Awards evening at the Hilton Brighton Metropole last Tuesday.   Staff and students from Longhill, Blatchington Mill, PACA, Hove Park and Varndean were invited for the evening by [more]


Languages Bake Off Competition for Year 8

Routes into Languages South is looking for budding bakers and creative cooks to enter our Great Languages Bake Off competition for students in Year 8. To enter, pairs of students will need to: Bake cupcakes following a recipe in French or Spanish Give a short presentation in class about how they did it Create a [more]

Year 11 - School Uniform Expectations

Could we ask parents to remind all Year 11 students that it is expected that they will be in full school uniform, whether they are attending examinations or revision sessions during this exam season.  Thank you for your co-operation.


Meet Our New Headteacher in the Summer Half Term Newsletter

It’s been another busy half term and now the exam season is in full swing.  Please take a look at the latest newsletter which begins with an interview with our new Headteacher, Kate Williams. Longhill’s new Headteacher, Kate Williams, will be joining us after the half term holiday on 6th June.  We thought that our [more]


It’s an “A” for Attendance at Longhill!

Longhill High School celebrates the lowest Secondary Persistent Absence rate in the City of Brighton & Hove!   As you may be aware, the Department of Education gathers data on school attendance, but also on “Persistent Absence”.  The current definition means that any student whose attendance is below 90% for the year is classified as [more]


Peer Mentors Attend Final Workshop

Every year, a group of Year 8 students apply to become part of Longhill’s Peer Mentor Programme, which aims to help nominated primary school children with their transition into life at senior school. After a 6-week training programme, the Peer Mentors consolidate everything they’ve learnt by going away for a whole-day workshop at the Woodingdean [more]