There’s More to Sport at the University of Brighton

Posted in Homepage, News - June 15th, 2018

On the 7th of June, Longhill PE Department took 14 GCSE PE students to the University of Brighton, Eastbourne campus.  The purpose of the visit was to give students a real insight into life at university and the different courses on offer for those interested in  a career in sport. On arrival we went to [more]

Talented Designers Offer Storage Solutions

Posted in Homepage, News - June 8th, 2018

Year 11 Product Design students have been hard at work on their GCSE coursework and have come up with some imaginative and useful products.  The class researched and developed their products to meet one of two briefs: Portable Mobile Phone Speakers or Items of Storage.  As you will see, we have some talented students here at Longhill High [more]

From Nothing to Something Rather Lovely

Posted in Homepage, News - June 8th, 2018

With a little imagination, a bunch of willing helpers and some recycling know-how, it’s possible to make something out of nothing, as our Focus Centre students and staff have shown us recently.  Here is their story: Once upon a time there was a grotty yard at the side of the Focus Centre which resembled the [more]

Quiz Night’s a Winner for Saltdean Lido!

Posted in Homepage, News - May 25th, 2018

A fabulous evening was enjoyed by all at the Longhill Quiz Night recently.  The quiz was organized by Finance Manager, Kim Hazell, to raise money for our much-loved local landmark, the Saltdean Lido. Over 120 staff, friends and members of the local community came along for an evening of brain-testing fun, with a fiendishly difficult [more]

Students Receive Top Marks on ‘HoveWatch’ Course

Posted in Homepage, News - May 25th, 2018

East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service give regular safety lessons to stdents at Longhill High School and, as part of a new initiative, they recently invited two of our students to attend HoveWatch, being held at Hove Fire Station.  The course consisted of 5 day-long sessions over the period of a month, the aim of [more]

Summer Half Term Newsletter

Posted in Homepage, News - May 25th, 2018

It’s been a busy six weeks here at Longhill High School and, as always, we seem to have packed a lot into this relatively short half term. Exams for our Year 11s, sports for everybody, activities with our local primaries, fabulous language trips and a fantastic quiz night to raise money for the Saltdean Lido.  [more]

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]