Badminton Clubs Take off at Longhill Sports Centre

Posted in Homepage, News - July 6th, 2018

At the start of this year, staff at Longhill Sports Centre (LSC) decided to add badminton to their list of activities and academies on offer.  Now, six months later, the shuttlecocks are still flying, with the badminton clubs going from strength to strength. Longhill Sports Centre’s Junior Badminton Academy runs every Tuesday from 5 – [more]

Students Inspired by Arty Day in London

Posted in Homepage, News - July 6th, 2018

On a sunny Wednesday last month, a group of art students travelled by coach to London for a double treat when they visited firstly the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea, followed by the Victoria and Albert Museum in Knightsbridge. Year 9 student Abi told us about the trip, starting with the Saatchi Gallery. “We had a [more]

Youth in Action Winner Alex – A Rising Star

Posted in Homepage, News - June 29th, 2018

Year 11 student Alex Ridley is the pride of Longhill High School this week, after winning the Contribution to Arts and Culture Award at the Argus Youth in Action Awards 2018. Alex was nominated for the award by Longhill Head of Drama, Jo Fenwick, for her outstanding work in this year’s ground-breaking Year 11 play, [more]

Broadway Style Comes to Longhill High

Posted in Homepage, News - June 29th, 2018

Enjoy a Broadway-style show right here at Longhill High, with our new summer production of Guys and Dolls JR.  on 17th and 18th July. Tickets available now from the school finance office, priced at £5.00 adult, £3.50 child/senior and £15.00 family (2 adults, 2 children).   We’d love to see you there! Set in Damon Runyon’s [more]

Athletics Triumph for Junior Girls at Town Sports

Posted in Homepage, News - June 22nd, 2018

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

Posted in Homepage, News - June 22nd, 2018

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

Posted in Homepage, News - June 22nd, 2018

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

Posted in Homepage, News - June 15th, 2018

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

Posted in Homepage, News - June 15th, 2018

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

Posted in Homepage, News - June 8th, 2018

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]