Damp, but Not Down on Duke of Edinburgh Weekend

Posted in Homepage, News - May 18th, 2018

On a rather damp and chilly weekend, students from all over the county took part in the practice expedition for their Duke of Edinburgh’s award.  Longhill High School students are able to work towards their D of E award through their involvement in the Longhill Combined Cadet Force.  Cadets Sophie and Sadie told us about [more]

Football Hits the Spot with the Girls

Posted in Homepage, News - May 11th, 2018

Football is becoming increasingly popular with girls of all ages at Longhill High, as seen recently when PE staff took a group of 25 girls from years 7, 8, 9 and 10 to watch the Women’s FA Cup Final at Wembley.  Longhill staff took the girls in the school minibuses and the only expense for [more]

An Evening of Dance Enchants Audience at Clarendon Centre

Posted in Homepage, News - May 11th, 2018

Over 400 parents and friends of local children came to watch An Evening of Dance recently at the Clarendon Centre in Hove. The evening of dance is organised by the Deans Sports Partnership, under the leadership of Darren Hambrook, with support from Longhill PE staff.  Children from all the local Deans primaries took part in [more]

Longhill CCF First Aiders Spring into Action!

Posted in Homepage, News - May 4th, 2018

Less than two months ago, we told you about a group of our CCF cadets gaining their St John’s Ambulance’ Young Lifesavers Award (ACFA).  They probably didn’t expect to be putting their training into practice quite so soon, but this is what happened to two of our cadets earlier this week. On Wednesday (2 May), [more]

Get Counted in for the Junior Maths Challenge

Posted in Homepage, News - May 4th, 2018

The Junior Maths Challenge is a national competition for children in Years 6 – 8, which aims to stimulate problem-solving, based on mathematical reasoning and logic.  It is the most popular mathematics competition in the UK, with over 300,000 children taking part each year. We were delighted this year to enter 40 Year 8s and [more]

Deans Partnership Enjoy Commonwealth Torch Run Event

Posted in Homepage, News - April 27th, 2018

Longhill High School staff and students are always keen to be involved in local community occasions and enjoy taking part in many sporting events with our local primary schools in the Deans School Sports Partnership. One such occasion was the Commonwealth Torch Run, which took place last week.  Pupils from Woodingdean, Rudyard Kipling, Saltdean, St [more]

A Taste of University Life for Sixth Form Students

Posted in Homepage, News - April 27th, 2018

175 Year 12 sixth form students from across the UK came together in Cambridge as one of five Teach First Futures Easter Schools this year.  Futures is a programme which supports students who don’t have family members who have been to university, or live in areas where not many young people attend university.  Over 700 [more]

One Year On – Remembering Jordan

Posted in Homepage, News - April 20th, 2018

On a beautiful spring afternoon, friends and family gathered at Longhill High School to share their thoughts and memories of much-loved student, Jordan Jamieson.  It has been a whole year since Jordan, aged 15, passed away following a tragic accident at Brighton Marina last year. It has been a difficult and emotional journey for his [more]

Year 10 Student Takes on Three Peaks Challenge

Posted in Homepage, News - April 20th, 2018

Year 10 student Freya Wilson is about to take on an amazing challenge!  Here she tells us about it: “On the 23rd June I am flying up to Scotland to climb Ben Nevis with a group of 15 people; we are then heading down to the Lake District to climb Scafell Pike and then to [more]

Chocolate Cheer for Sickly Sibling

Posted in Homepage, News - April 13th, 2018

Once again Longhill High School showed what a generous community it is, when students, parents, carers and staff collected 264 Easter eggs for the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital Rockinghorse Appeal. We hoped that this generous gesture would benefit many local children, but were surprised to learn this week that one of those children was someone [more]