Proud to be a community school, Longhill prepares young people for life.  We support our students to grow into resilient, responsible, compassionate and ambitious individuals, equipped with the skills to achieve their dreams whilst with us, post-16 and well into their adulthood.


History Comes Alive at the Imperial War Museum

The history of two world wars came into sharp focus last month when Ms Kenward and her team took 40 enthusiastic Year 9 GCSE History students to the Imperial War Museum in London. The students undertook three different tours: one was a tour around the World War One Gallery, which included a visit to a [more]

Longhill’s CCF Cadets Honour our Veterans

Students from Longhill High School’s Combined Cadet Force have spent the last few weekends raising money for the British Legion by selling poppies at the Asda supermarket in Brighton Marina.   This culminated in the Longhill cadets taking a leading role in the Remembrance Parade in Rottingdean on Sunday 12th November on a beautiful, cold and [more]

Year 9 Parents' Evening

Parents and carers of Year 9 students are invited to their son/daughter’s Parents’ Evening this month:  the Year 9 Parents’ Evening is on Thursday 23rd November, from 4.00-7.00pm We would encourage all parents and carers to take this opportunity to discuss with class teachers any concerns you may have about your child’s progress. Reports for Year [more]

Geographers Embark on the Earthship Brighton

Last month, just under 50 year 8 Geography students visited the fascinating Earthship Brighton eco project in Stanmer Park. The Earthship Brighton is an off-grid building that heats, cools and powers itself from the sun, harvests its water from the sky and treats its wastewater onsite using plants.  Earthship Brighton was the Low Carbon Trust’s [more]

Spooky Science Inspires Students

Students enjoyed a spooky welcome in their science lessons on Tuesday as our Science Department celebrated “Dress as an Undead Scientist” day on 31st October. Dressed as a favourite scientist, the teachers talked about the life and work of famous important scientists and discussed the many STEM careers available to students who study science beyond [more]

Coding – These Girls Can!

A collaboration between the Creativity & Enterprise faculty and the Higher Ability Pupil (HAP) team has led to a select group of Year 8 high flyers taking part in the ‘Code Girls’ programme at the Amex stadium.  The 5-week scheme aims to encourage girls to consider careers in technology and computing. Each week the girls [more]

Fancy Some Fun and Adventure? Then Join Us for Year 8 Summer Camp!

Camp has been running for so many years it has become a ‘rite of passage’ for students.  Once you have been to Camp and survived, you will  have a wealth of stories and experiences that you will share with your school friends; the bonds you form with your year group are very clear – you [more]

Budding Artists Visit Local Gallery

Years 9 and 10 GCSE Art students visited The Grange Gallery in Rottingdean to take part in a workshop with landscape painter Raffaella Appleby.  Students viewed the paintings with the artist and found out about the famous art dynasty that she is from; she is the great granddaughter of the Victorian artist, William Nicholson, who [more]