Summer Newsletter

Posted in Homepage, News - July 25th, 2017

It’s the final newsletter of the year and what a fantastic year it’s been!  We seem to have reached the end of it in record time, with an extremely busy final half term, with so much happening across the whole school. Please take a look at the newsletter to catch up on what’s been happening. [more]

Recycle Your Old Longhill High School Uniform & Help the Community

Posted in Homepage, News - July 24th, 2017

In response to parents’ request for a recycling facility for the old school uniform, a recycling bin has been placed by the school’s exit.  The Longhill High School recycling scheme is part of the wider scheme operated by Brighton & Hove City Council. The scheme is operated by The European Recycling Company Limited   They are [more]

Geography Students Enjoy Rottingdean for Research

Posted in Homepage, News - July 7th, 2017

The topic for Geography fieldwork this year is ‘Mitigating Risk’ and our recent Enrichment Week seemed like a perfect opportunity for a local study on the effectiveness of our coastal defences at Rottingdean. Just under 80 Year 9 students went to Rottingdean across 3 days and practiced a number of fieldwork skills. The weather was [more]

Caroline Lucas Joins Longhill High School Students for Educational Workshop

Posted in Events, Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - June 30th, 2017

Longhill High School students and staff were delighted to welcome the newly re-elected Green Party Leader and MP, Caroline Lucas, into school last week. After a tour of the school, Ms Lucas joined students taking part in a cross-year workshop on education and the curriculum.  Students at the workshop, organised by English teacher Mr Laycock, [more]

Practical Business Skills and a Chance to be Creative

Posted in Events, Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - June 30th, 2017

During Enrichment Week, Longhill High School business studies students were able to learn some practical, hands-on business skills under the guidance of professionals who came in to share their knowledge and experience. Students learnt about the difference between credit and debit cards.  This was an eye-opener for some of these 14-year-old students who didn’t realise [more]

Festival of Learning Celebrates Deans Partnership

Posted in Events, Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - June 28th, 2017

Primary staff from schools in the Deans Partnership visited Longhill High School last week for a Festival of Learning; this was a week in which schools in the Deans Partnership shared and celebrated their achievements and knowledge across a variety of topics. Longhill High School welcomed primary staff, who visited for a week of sharing best [more]

Generous Donation Helps Young Musicians

Posted in Homepage, News - June 23rd, 2017

Thanks to the generosity of the House Project, Longhill High School performing arts department were able to stage a bigger, better summer production last week with the popular stage version of School of Rock. The House Project, which has charity sites in Saltdean and Peacehaven, raise money for local organisations and provide help and resources [more]

Longhill Students Enjoy Oxbridge Conference

Posted in Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - June 16th, 2017

On Tuesday 13th June, Ms Bradley took a group of 25 Year 10 and 9 students to Roedean School for the Oxbridge Conference.  The talk was geared towards high achieving students and aimed to dispel some of the myths surrounding what studying at Oxford and Cambridge really means. Students listened to inspiring talks about student life [more]

Tate Modern Art Trip

Posted in Homepage, News - June 16th, 2017

Art students in Year 9 went on a trip recently to the Tate Modern on London’s South Bank.  Textiles student Spike Conn gave us his account of the day.   “We took the coach to London, then walked down some steps by the Thames and along the riverbank to the Tate Modern, which is a [more]