Executive Summary of Longhill Self Evaluation

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Longhill High School is an above average sized comprehensive 1015, 11-16 school, serving a socially diverse community in the East of Brighton & Hove. This includes an above average percentage of students from a socially disadvantaged background (42 %Pupil Premium) and students who have a Special Educational Need or Disability (31% SEN)

There are a significant percentage of Pupil Premium students from Idaci 1, the highest indicator for social disadvantage.

The present Year 11 students have a prior attainment significantly below National (RoL 2014 -1.2).

The school was inspected in October 2013 when the overall judgement was moved from ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features to ‘Requires Improvement’. A subsequent monitoring visit in January 2014 by HMI affirmed that the school was making progress to meet those areas identified in the previous section 5 inspection.

The school undertook a Challenge Partner Review in October 2014 and again in October 2015. The outcome of the 2015 review affirms the school’s judgement, significant progress has been made:

  • Teaching and Learning is, ‘Good’
  • School Improvement strategies are, ‘Good’

The outstanding practice, seen within the Appraisal system was confirmed as an Area of Excellence, by Challenge Partners in October 2015.

To read the full report please click below:

Executive Summary Report 2015

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