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]

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]

Brighton Panthers Bring Cheer to Longhill

Posted in Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - May 26th, 2017

More than 250 students from Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 enjoyed PE lessons to remember last week when the Brighton Panthers cheerleading squad spent the day demonstrating and instructing in this exciting new sport.   The 14 sportswomen who visited from the Brighton Panthers are all first or second year students at Brighton University [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]

New Peer Mentors Appointed

Posted in Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - January 25th, 2017

Every year, a group of Year 8 students apply to become part of Longhill’s Peer Mentor Programme, which aims to help nominated primary school children with their transition into life at senior school.  This year has seen a bumper crop of students wanting to join the programme and a record 27 have been offered a [more]

Fun Run Benefits Brighton Charities

Posted in Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - January 6th, 2017

Year 8 students were extremely proud to welcome some very important visitors into Longhill just before Christmas for an extra special assembly.   Back at the end of the summer term, when the students were still in Year 7, they had taken part in a fun run around Ovingdean to raise money for three different [more]