Sad News from Longhill High School

Posted in Homepage, News - April 14th, 2017

We are deeply saddened to inform our community that one of our students passed away on Friday 14th April 2017. Year 10 student, Jordan Jamieson, had a serious accident on Tuesday, 28th March, in which he fell and suffered critical injuries.  He was airlifted to hospital in London where medical professionals have done their very [more]

Mammoth Easter Egg Haul for Rockinghorse Appeal

Posted in Homepage, News - April 7th, 2017

Generous Longhill students paid a surprise visit to the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital in Brighton recently to deliver a massive haul of chocolate Easter eggs to the Rockinghorse Appeal.  Staff were delighted to receive the huge consignment of 278 eggs, which they planned to give out to the children and their siblings who were in [more]

Spring Newsletter

Posted in Homepage, News - April 7th, 2017

It’s time for our Spring newsletter, so please take a look to see what’s been happening at Longhill over the past seven weeks.  It was a busy term and we hope that everyone enjoyed a well-earned rest. We had our annual ski trip taking place, as well as our Spanish trip to Salou over the [more]

Change to School Uniform – from the Headteacher

Posted in Homepage, News - April 4th, 2017

I am writing to inform you of a change to Longhill High School’s uniform that will be introduced from September (2017).  This letter is to give you advance warning of this change so that you can plan ahead. I haven’t been in a position to write to you prior to now, due to tendering agreements [more]

Shakespeare’s Globe Impresses English Students

Posted in Homepage, News - March 31st, 2017

A group of Year 10 English students braved the chilly spring winds on a day trip to London recently.  The students, who are currently studying Macbeth, ventured along the South Bank to visit Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and managed a side-trip to the Tate Modern on the way. Student Libby Day told us, “Miss Hennig, Miss [more]

Brighton History Students Visit Belgian Battlefields

Posted in Homepage, News - March 17th, 2017

Some of our Year 9 and Year 10 history students when 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 10th March, on a very early and dark morning, myself, Mr Humphries, Mr Farquar and Mr Wilson set [more]

Longhill Raises £500 for Wooden Spoon Sussex

Posted in Homepage, News - March 17th, 2017

Once again, the Longhill community has shown its generosity by raising £500 for Wooden Spoon Sussex, part of the Wooden Spoon rugby charity.  The funds raised have contributed to the Wooden Spoon Sussex project to provide equipment and Astro turf for a new play area at Hillside School in Portslade.   Hillside School is a [more]

Longhill Runners in Cross Country Championships

Posted in Homepage, News - March 17th, 2017

A group of Longhill students took part in the Sussex Schools Year 7 and 8 Cross Country Championships at Christ’s Hospital School in Horsham last week.  The weather conditions were perfect for running in the beautiful grounds around the school.  On the start line for each race were 180 eager faces waiting for the gun.  [more]

Longhill Rugby Shirt in Debut at Twickenham

Posted in Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - March 1st, 2017

Back in the autumn term, four Longhill students, Lois Martin and Daisy Lawlor from year 7, Gene Ronaldson and Oscar Lake-Gouhari from year 8, were chosen to design a bespoke rugby shirt for the Longhill team.  The Rugby shirt design is part of a special RFU all schools initiative, sponsored by CBRE in conjunction with [more]

Science Workshops a Stunning Success!

Posted in Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - March 1st, 2017

Sussex University, in conjunction with Longhill Science Department, ran a series of fantastic Science Workshops last weekend at Longhill High School.   Children came from all over the county to enjoy the opportunity of practising some science in Longhill’s well-equipped science labs.  Many children in years 4, 5 and 6 came from our Deans Partnership [more]