Moving Performance by Longhill Drama Students

Posted in Events, Homepage - February 9th, 2018

Students, parents and staff were moved to tears this week by a performance of the hard-hitting drama, “I Love You Mum – I Promise I Won’t Die.” Year 11 students at Longhill High worked hard with their Head of Drama, Ms Fenwick, to recreate the play, written by Mark Wheeller. The play recounts the tragic [more]

Research Can Be Fun at University of Sussex

Posted in Homepage, News - February 2nd, 2018

A group of Year 10 higher ability students from Longhill High School visited the University of Sussex recently to take part in a widening participation event.  As well as having a look around the impressive university campus and sampling the delights of one of its cafeterias, the students took part in two interactive workshops. The [more]

Independence for Nick thanks to Wheelchair Donation 

Posted in Homepage, News - February 2nd, 2018

Year 10 student, Nick Boyland, is over the moon with his new power-assisted wheelchair, generously donated by Genting Casinos and CHIPS. The CHIPS charity was founded on behalf of the casino and gaming industry and raises funds to purchase specialised powered wheelchairs for young people with disabilities.   Working alongside Motus Medical, who are experts in [more]

Royal Veterinary College Visit Enthrals Students

Posted in Homepage, News - January 26th, 2018

As part of the University of Brighton’s widening participation programme, a group of Longhill High School students aged from 13 to 16 were given the opportunity to visit the Royal Veterinary College in Camden recently. On arriving at the impressive Royal Veterinary College, the students visited one of the lecture theatres to hear about the [more]

It’s Maths – But Not as We Knew It!

Posted in Homepage, News - January 26th, 2018

Have you heard about Hegarty Maths?  If you have, then maybe you’d like to know a little more; if you haven’t, then please read on and we will tell you about this fantastic resource. This award-winning online maths programme is now available to all Longhill High School maths students and has been designed to work [more]

Busy Times Ahead for Longhill CCF

Posted in Homepage, News - January 26th, 2018

Longhill High School’s contingent of the Combined Cadet Force have just finished planning their March training weekend, which takes place on 9-11 March 2018.  The weekend camp will be held at Crowborough Military Training Camp in East Sussex. This camp has been designed to allow new recruits (and any late joiners in the next few [more]

Money Matters Opportunity for Year 10 Students

Posted in Homepage, News - January 19th, 2018

Students in Year 10 at Longhill High School enjoyed an enlightening course recently from a local bank, focusing on children and young people learning about money.  Many surprised faces expressed shocked looks when realising the cost of living, the challenge of saving, the pitfalls of easily available credit solutions and how important planning and saving [more]

Players Triumph at Badminton Tournament

Posted in Homepage, News - January 19th, 2018

Last week was an exciting one for Longhill High School’s budding badminton players.  On Tuesday the team, made up of our younger students from Key Stage 3, was entered into Brighton and Hove’s Badminton Schools Competition, which took place at Brighton Aldridge Academy. Longhill High’s young team showed great determination and resilience when playing much [more]

Premier League Means Business!

Posted in Homepage, News - January 12th, 2018

A group of Year 9 students from Longhill High School have been offered a fantastic opportunity to take part in the Premier League Enterprise scheme, which is delivered by Premier League football clubs in partnership with Sport Relief. Since its promotion to the Premier League, Brighton & Hove Albion has joined the scheme via their [more]

Miss Represented – Helping Girls Face Life’s Challenges

Posted in Homepage, News - January 12th, 2018

Girls in Years 9 and 10 were treated to a special performance of Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival’s flagship project ‘Miss Represented’, which is an arts collective, working with young women who face challenging life situations. Miss Represented, which was established in 2011, uses the arts to explore life experiences, helping young women to develop [more]