Prefects Bond Over Mud and Strategy

Posted in Homepage, News - November 24th, 2017

Longhill High has a brand new Year 11 prefect team who just spent a weekend getting to know each other a whole lot better! The boys and girls in the team relished the opportunity to spend a weekend undertaking a series of tasks designed to boost confidence, leadership skills and communication. The students arrived at [more]

History Comes Alive at the Imperial War Museum

Posted in Homepage, News - November 21st, 2017

The history of two world wars came into sharp focus last month when Ms Kenward and her team took 40 enthusiastic Year 9 GCSE History students to the Imperial War Museum in London. The students undertook three different tours: one was a tour around the World War One Gallery, which included a visit to a [more]

Longhill’s CCF Cadets Honour our Veterans

Posted in Homepage, News - November 13th, 2017

Students from Longhill High School’s Combined Cadet Force have spent the last few weekends raising money for the British Legion by selling poppies at the Asda supermarket in Brighton Marina.   This culminated in the Longhill cadets taking a leading role in the Remembrance Parade in Rottingdean on Sunday 12th November on a beautiful, cold and [more]

Geographers Embark on the Earthship Brighton

Posted in Homepage, News - November 10th, 2017

Last month, just under 50 year 8 Geography students visited the fascinating Earthship Brighton eco project in Stanmer Park. The Earthship Brighton is an off-grid building that heats, cools and powers itself from the sun, harvests its water from the sky and treats its wastewater onsite using plants.  Earthship Brighton was the Low Carbon Trust’s [more]

Spooky Science Inspires Students

Posted in Homepage, News - October 31st, 2017

Students enjoyed a spooky welcome in their science lessons on Tuesday as our Science Department celebrated “Dress as an Undead Scientist” day on 31st October. Dressed as a favourite scientist, the teachers talked about the life and work of famous important scientists and discussed the many STEM careers available to students who study science beyond [more]

Coding – These Girls Can!

Posted in Homepage, News - October 31st, 2017

A collaboration between the Creativity & Enterprise faculty and the Higher Ability Pupil (HAP) team has led to a select group of Year 8 high flyers taking part in the ‘Code Girls’ programme at the Amex stadium.  The 5-week scheme aims to encourage girls to consider careers in technology and computing. Each week the girls [more]

Budding Artists Visit Local Gallery

Posted in Homepage, News - October 31st, 2017

Years 9 and 10 GCSE Art students visited The Grange Gallery in Rottingdean to take part in a workshop with landscape painter Raffaella Appleby.  Students viewed the paintings with the artist and found out about the famous art dynasty that she is from; she is the great granddaughter of the Victorian artist, William Nicholson, who [more]

Autumn Newsletter

Posted in Homepage, News - October 13th, 2017

It’s time for our Autumn Newsletter and it’s a bumper issue this time!  There’s been such a lot happening at Longhill High School over the past few weeks, with lots of exciting trips and visits taking place.  We’ve got a fantastic, smart new uniform as well as a brand new House system in school. We [more]