Longhill Students Shine in Roedean Academy Programme!

Posted in Homepage, News - March 23rd, 2018

Some of our most able students in Year 10 and 11 have been working with the brightest and best of Rodean’s girls to attend masterclasses, team building activities and enrichment sessions at Roedean School. Every Wednesday evening for six weeks, 20 of our girls completed a normal school day at Longhill, often also attending catch [more]

Historians Moved by Belgian Battlefields

Posted in Homepage, News - March 23rd, 2018

Some of our Year 9 and Year 10 history students went on a historic trip to the Battlefields of Belgium last week.  Here is an account of the trip, written by history teacher Ms Kenward. “On Friday 16th March, at a horribly early time for teenagers, the History department took 20 Year 9 and 20 [more]

Celebrating Science Week at Longhill High

Posted in Homepage, News - March 16th, 2018

It’s been a memorable week for science, as we celebrate British Science Week, which coincides ironically with the death of one of our greatest scientists, Stephen Hawking.  No doubt he would have found amusement in the timing of these events and delight to know that his beloved science is enthralling and captivating young students here [more]

Positive Ofsted Inspection for Longhill High School

Posted in Homepage, News - March 12th, 2018

On 22nd February 2018, Longhill High School received a ‘section 8’ Ofsted monitoring inspection by Her Majesty’s Inspector, Janet Pearce.  We have now received the report from this inspection and we are pleased to tell you that our journey to becoming a ‘good’ school is firmly on the right track. Whilst the report points out [more]

Life Drawing Opportunity for Art Students

Posted in Homepage, News - March 9th, 2018

A group of talented art students from Longhill High School were given the opportunity recently to take part in a life drawing class at nearby Roedean School. Year 11 student Indigo explained, “I’m planning to study art at ‘A’ level and possibly beyond that and I was delighted when I was chosen to take part.   [more]

First Aid Success for Longhill CCF Cadets

Posted in Homepage, News - March 9th, 2018

For the last half term, Capt Tester, of Longhill Combined Cadet Force, has been running the St John’s Ambulance’ Young Lifesavers Award (ACFA) for a number of the school’s cadets. They took part in many, many hours or both theoretical and practical training in varied areas of first aid such as dealing with electric shocks, [more]

Winter Conditions Make for Challenging Week

Posted in Homepage, News - March 2nd, 2018

It’s been several years since Brighton and Hove has experienced the kind of weather we had last week, with positively arctic conditions coming from several directions, bringing large areas of the whole country to a virtual standstill. Whether or not to close any school is a difficult decision to make and must be carefully considered, [more]

Geographers Brave the Elements

Posted in Homepage, News - March 2nd, 2018

A group of Year 9 geography students took part in a field study recently, in conjunction with Brighton University. The geographers were split into two groups: the first to look at the micro climate in the area of the Amex Stadium and the second group to decide whether they thought that the Stadium had been [more]

Students Benefit from Practising Interview Skills

Posted in Homepage, News - February 23rd, 2018

Year 11 students from Longhill High School have been given the opportunity this week to take part in mock job interviews with managers from local business and enterprise organisations.  In collaboration with Deputy Head Bill Holland, Careers Advisor Cordelia Dobby and Head of PSHE Hugh Garling, the whole day workshop has received a definite ‘thumbs [more]

February Newsletter

Posted in Homepage, News - February 9th, 2018

We’ve had a busy few weeks at Longhill High.  It’s been rather cold and gloomy weather-wise, but we’ve had lots of interesting trips going on and we hope you enjoy reading about them.  Here’s hoping that it will be Spring all the way now we’re back for another exciting half term!