Dance Students Wow Wembley!

Posted in Events, Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - October 21st, 2016

Longhill dance students enjoyed an awesome experience at the end of the summer when they took part in a special dance performance at Wembley Stadium.  The dance was devised to entertain the crowd during half time at the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final.   The 15 dancers from Brighton had just one day to learn [more]

The Sounds of Longhill

Posted in Events, Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - March 23rd, 2016

The music department and its students have been incredibly busy this term, with a variety of musical events happening in Brighton and London. The first of these was Voice in a Million, which took place on a cold, miserable March day at Wembley Arena.  29 boys and girls from Longhill, aged from 11 to 15, [more]

Business Studies Meets the Hissing Cockroach!

Posted in Events, Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - January 29th, 2016

In the cold, dark days of early January, forty five intrepid Year 10 Business Studies students visited the Drusilla’s Park Education Department to research how the Park is run as a business. This is part of the Business Studies GCSE in which a comparative study of two different businesses is made. During the visit, we [more]

App-reciating Brighton’s Historical Past

Posted in Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - January 10th, 2016

Longhill history students have been chosen to work with a production company to create a smartphone app that enables users to access Brighton’s diverse history during the 1940s, 50s and 60s and will be launched in next year’s Brighton festival. The app which is a geolocative walking tour of Brighton allows users to travel back in time to [more]

Longhill Loves Reading!

Posted in Events, Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - November 27th, 2015

To celebrate Longhill’s Book Week, Year 7 students had the chance to come to school dressed as their favourite literary character. Students used lots of imagination when deciding on their characters and it was no easy task to choose a prize winner.  Eventually, it was decided that Lila should win the prize of an Amazon [more]

Spotlight on Computer Science

Posted in Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - November 6th, 2015

Head of Computer Science, Chris Marks-Billson, was delighted with Longhill’s exam results in his subject this year, when students achieved 78% A* – C, which was 13% above the national average.  “This is the first cohort to complete Computer Science as an option chosen in Year 9”, he explained.  “This is an excellent result and [more]

Spotlight on the Art Department

Posted in Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - November 6th, 2015

Creative students enjoyed plenty of Art exam success this year with 80% of them gaining A* – C, which was 4% above the national average.  The Art curriculum at Longhill encompasses three main areas – fine art, textiles and 3D art, all of which are very popular with students. The small, but dedicated team, which [more]