CinderAbba Wows Audiences!

Posted in Events, Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - December 16th, 2016

A delighted and delightful audience of local Deans primary school children gave CinderAbba the thumbs up this week.  Around 150 children and staff joined us for their very own special matinee of the pantomime,  performed by Longhill students and staff. One primary Head said, “The children thoroughly enjoyed the show, and their teacher said it [more]

Longhill CCF Raise Record Amount for Poppy Appeal

Posted in Homepage, News, Social, Moral, Cultural and Spiritual, Spotlight on Success - November 28th, 2016

Cadets and officers of the Longhill contingent of the Combined Cadet Force have broken all previous records this year with the money they’ve raised for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.   Members of the contingent collected money from Asda shoppers on the two Saturdays prior to Remembrance Sunday, as well as collecting on the [more]

World Champion Kickboxer is Pride of Longhill

Posted in Events, Homepage, News, Spotlight on Success - November 8th, 2016

Year 9 student Shaina Mack, 14, has shown the world how hard work and dedication can pay off.  Shaina, who is in Pankhurst House, brought home the world title in her age group in K1 Thai Kickboxing from the World Championships in Orlando, Florida last month. Shaina first discovered kickboxing when she was just 10 [more]

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]