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



Persistence Pays Off with New Library Chairs

Longhill librarian, Rebecca Denyer, is one tenacious lady who doesn’t take no for an answer!  Through a chance conversation during the course of her husband’s work, Rebecca learned of a huge office building that was being decommissioned in Horsham town centre.  The building contained a large quantity of office seating which Rebecca thought would be [more]

Book Character Teachers & Finalists

Longhill Loves Reading!

To celebrate Longhill’s Book Week, Year 7 students had the chance to come to school dressed as their favourite literary character. Students used lots of imagination when deciding on their characters and it was no easy task to choose a prize winner.  Eventually, it was decided that Lila should win the prize of an Amazon [more]

Executive Headteacher Appointed for Longhill

The Governors of Longhill High School are pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Bradford as Executive Headteacher of Longhill. Richard Bradford, currently Headteacher of Dorothy Stringer School, will take up his appointment from Monday 23rd November, becoming Executive Headteacher of both Longhill and Dorothy Stringer.  This appointment has the full support of the Governing [more]

Thank You for Your Support

The school community at Longhill would like to thank everybody who has expressed support, or sent positive messages and good wishes following the retirement of Mr Stride. Many past and current parents, students and staff have enquired about leaving written good wishes and messages of support for Mr Stride, the Senior Leadership Team and for [more]

Bike It Ben Visits Longhill

On Monday 9th November, several students from Years 7 and 8 took part in “Bike It Ben” – an initiative run by Ben Sherratt, who is the “Bike It” Officer for Brighton & Hove. The students, mentored by Ben and Mr Riyami, worked on bikes brought in by staff to the Focus Centre.  It was [more]

Longhill Peer Mentors Make a Noise for Anti-Bullying Week

Students and staff are actively supporting this year’s Anti-Bullying Week, beginning on 16 November, with the theme of Make a Noise, which aims to encourage young people to speak out and seek help if they are being bullied. Inclusion Learning Mentor, Jill Robson, runs The Peer Mentoring Programme at Longhill – a scheme which supports [more]

Important Announcement to Parents & Students

Dear Parents, Carers & Students We were planning to inform you of the following news in a measured manner on Friday afternoon, in a series of assemblies for students and a letter to parents. This news appears to have reached the public domain a little sooner than we had planned for and we are therefore publishing [more]


Paralympic Bronze Medalist Returns to Longhill

Members, staff and friends of Longhill Sports Centre enjoyed an evening of celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sports Centre, the highlight of which was an inspirational talk by guest speaker Ben Quilter. Paralympian Ben boasts an impressive Judo career, with over 15 years’ international competition experience, during which he gained 8 World and [more]