We’ve arrived at February half term already, after a busy few weeks at Longhill High. It’s been rather cold and gloomy weather-wise, but we’ve had lots of interesting trips going on; We hope you enjoy reading about them and we will be back after the break!
Proud to be a community school, Longhill prepares young people for life. We support our students to grow into resilient, responsible, compassionate and ambitious individuals, equipped with the skills to achieve their dreams whilst with us, post-16 and well into their adulthood.
Students, parents and staff were moved to tears this week by a performance of the hard-hitting drama, “I Love You Mum – I Promise I Won’t Die.” Year 11 students at Longhill High worked hard with their Head of Drama, Ms Fenwick, to recreate the play, written by Mark Wheeller. The play recounts the tragic [more]
A group of Year 10 higher ability students from Longhill High School visited the University of Sussex recently to take part in a widening participation event. As well as having a look around the impressive university campus and sampling the delights of one of its cafeterias, the students took part in two interactive workshops. The [more]
Year 10 student, Nick Boyland, is over the moon with his new power-assisted wheelchair, generously donated by Genting Casinos and CHIPS. The CHIPS charity was founded on behalf of the casino and gaming industry and raises funds to purchase specialised powered wheelchairs for young people with disabilities. Working alongside Motus Medical, who are experts in [more]
As part of the University of Brighton’s widening participation programme, a group of Longhill High School students aged from 13 to 16 were given the opportunity to visit the Royal Veterinary College in Camden recently. On arriving at the impressive Royal Veterinary College, the students visited one of the lecture theatres to hear about the [more]
Have you heard about Hegarty Maths? If you have, then maybe you’d like to know a little more; if you haven’t, then please read on and we will tell you about this fantastic resource. This award-winning online maths programme is now available to all Longhill High School maths students and has been designed to work [more]
Longhill High School’s contingent of the Combined Cadet Force have just finished planning their March training weekend, which takes place on 9-11 March 2018. The weekend camp will be held at Crowborough Military Training Camp in East Sussex. This camp has been designed to allow new recruits (and any late joiners in the next few [more]
Students in Year 10 at Longhill High School enjoyed an enlightening course recently from a local bank, focusing on children and young people learning about money. Many surprised faces expressed shocked looks when realising the cost of living, the challenge of saving, the pitfalls of easily available credit solutions and how important planning and saving [more]