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School Student Council 2014-15

School Student Council 2014-15

September 8, 2014 No Comments

This year the Longhill School Student Council is made up of… King Year 8; Toby Cooper Year 9; Anthony Allen Year 10; Sam Nye Grey Year 11; Matt Bishop Mandela House; Year 8; Ella Durrant Year 9; Sam Scott Year 10; Buster Sharpe Year 11; Harriet Jackman Nightingale House; Year 8; George O’Leary Year 9; […]

Well done Nightingale House!

Well done Nightingale House!

September 8, 2014 No Comments

Congrats to the students of Nightingale House who won the House Rewards Points Competition for 2013-14! The reward trip to Thorpe Park will be on Thursday 18th September. Letters will be coming out in mentor wallets very soon. Deadline for getting letters in will be on Friday 12th September so get your responses in fast! […]

Happy Summer Holidays #LoveLonghill

Happy Summer Holidays #LoveLonghill

July 22, 2014 No Comments

Have a super fabulous summer! From P Dolly and the Longhill Live Team

Plane Horror in Ukraine – Putin is “on the side of the devil”

Plane Horror in Ukraine – Putin is “on the side of the devil”

July 22, 2014 No Comments

Ukraine’s Prime Minister has said Vladimir Putin is “on the side of the devil” as he reiterated Kiev’s view that Russia had a clear role in shooting down flight MH17. Arseniy Yatsenyuk said the Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 people was probably brought down by a BUK-M1 missile launcher. “This system could not be operated by drunk pro-Russian […]

Mo Farah sets record for Sack race

Mo Farah sets record for Sack race

July 18, 2014 No Comments

London 2012 icon Mo Farah hit the track again at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London yesterday to set a new record. The running star claimed the title for the fastest 100 metre sack race as part of a special children’s sports day event that took place at the iconic venue. As an international track […]

Russia accused of shooting down Ukrainian Jet

Russia accused of shooting down Ukrainian Jet

July 18, 2014 No Comments

A Ukrainian security spokesman has accused Russia’s air force of shooting down one of its jets while it was on a mission over Ukrainian territory. The rebels say they shot down two Su-25 jets on Wednesday. They were downed during fighting at the Marinivka border crossing, according to rebel commander Igor “Strelkov” Girkin. For more information, […]

PJLT Food Drive – Thank you everyone!

PJLT Food Drive – Thank you everyone!

July 16, 2014 No Comments

Thank you SO much to all of the students who brought in food to donate to the “City Basics Bank” as part of the PJLT food drive, “Food, Glorious Food!” You were all fantastic and by donating food, you have helped to make a difference in your community. Well done. In participating in the food drive, you have also helped your house, […]

Gaza Crisis: Death Toll risen to 100

Gaza Crisis: Death Toll risen to 100

July 14, 2014 No Comments

It has been said by Palestinian resources the death toll from Israeli air strikes on Gaza has risen to 100 and that the latest deaths were of two people in a car in the Bureij area on Friday. Israel has carried out hundreds of strikes since launching its operation on Tuesday to stop rocket fire from […]

Longhill School Student Council Election Results

Longhill School Student Council Election Results

July 11, 2014 No Comments

Massive thank you to everyone involved in the elections today. Mentors & teaching staff – thanks for promoting and bringing classes to vote. Admin – thank you for producing all the ballot sheets/registers etc. Mr Holland for the timetable Ms Barton for your support Mr Watts, Mr Tester & Mr Davis for assisting and counting! […]

Sultan Kösen (World’s Tallest Man)

Sultan Kösen (World’s Tallest Man)

July 8, 2014 No Comments

Sultan Kösen from Ankara, Turkey, holds the Guinness World Record for the tallest man alive, measuring  251 cm (8 ft 3 in) in height. He first became the world’s tallest living man in 2009, when he measured 246.5 cm (8 ft 1 in) in height.  This is amazing and no one has ever grown to this height in centuries! […]

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