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Cheryl’s Birthday – The Question That Has Confused the World

Cheryl’s Birthday – The Question That Has Confused the World

April 16, 2015 No Comments

The Maths question that is baffling the world, solved. Cheryl’s Birthday was a Maths question in a Singapore exam, for children currently in Year 7. When it was posted on Facebook by a teacher, many considered whether the question is suitable for children of this age, whilst some considered the grammar of the writer(s) of […]

The Ugliest Animal

The Ugliest Animal

April 14, 2015 2 Comments

The blob fish the ugliest animal living.This animal lives deep underwater down in the sea. It looks more like a blob of slime more then a fish. It lives where pressure is really high. Its gooey, pudding-like flesh allows it to stay buoyant at depths where gaseous bladders can’t function. Read more: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/photos/13-of-the-ugliest-animals-on-the-planet/blobfish#ixzz3XHainvfy  

School Student Council Meeting – Wednesday 15th April P4 VCS

School Student Council Meeting – Wednesday 15th April P4 VCS

April 14, 2015 No Comments

If there are any issues students would like raised for discussion by the school council, please let us know by commenting below or emailing schoolstudentcouncil@longhill.org.uk King Year 8; Toby Cooper Year 9; Anthony Allen Year 10; Sam Nye Grey Year 11; Matt Bishop Year 11: Kasey Hewling Huggett Mandela House; Year 8; Ella Durrant Year […]

Angelina Jolie having her ovaries removed

Angelina Jolie having her ovaries removed

March 27, 2015 No Comments

Angelina Jolie had a surgery last week. She had her ovaries removed to prevent ovarian cancer . For more info go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-32030154

Offical music chart

Offical music chart

March 27, 2015 No Comments

Check out the Official Music charts to listen to new music on Radio 1 on friday evenings presented by Greg James. This will play the top 20 songs of the week. For more information go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/32035739 Enjoy  

6 Hours Sleep Is Better Than 9

6 Hours Sleep Is Better Than 9

March 26, 2015 No Comments

You may not have come across this problem before – too much sleep. Most people that have sleeping problems are not sleeping enough, but you can sleep too much. Studies by Professor Franco Cappuccio show that people that sleep between 6 and 8 hours each night survive longer than those who sleep more than 8 […]

Eco Schools Bronze Award

Eco Schools Bronze Award

March 23, 2015 No Comments

Longhill High School has gained the Eco Schools Bronze Award.  The Eco Team has worked with staff and students to achieve the award.  If you are interested in helping – look at the Eco Team noticeboard near the Library or email ecoteam@longhill.org.uk.

Eclipse of the Sun – Friday 20th March

Eclipse of the Sun – Friday 20th March

March 19, 2015 No Comments

On Friday 20 March 2015, the whole of the UK will be treated to a partial eclipse of the Sun. These are quite rare, and this one will be a major event. That morning, the Moon will pass right in front of the Sun, blotting out up to 90% of its disc. The Sun will […]

Pankhurst Day Friday 6th March

Pankhurst Day Friday 6th March

March 4, 2015 No Comments

PJLT PROUDLY presents . . . PANKHURST DAY – Friday 6TH March! On Pankhurst day we are going to show our support by going green for Pankhurst. We want ALL Pankhurst students to come to school dressed in as much GREEN as possible! Lime, sparkly, neon, bottle . . . you decide! £1 to be given […]

World’s Oldest Leopard

World’s Oldest Leopard

March 4, 2015 No Comments

Guinness World Records has just confirmed a new record for the oldest leopard living in captivity. I know what you’re thinking. He looks like a panther, but he is actually a leopard ok? Ivory, a black African male leopard and star of film and television, has survived to the grand old age of 23. Born […]

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Longhill’s Mock General Election

In the UK we have a general election every five years. It is when adults, over the age of...

New presenters for X factor uncovered

Olly Murs and Caroline Flack will be taking over presenting the show from Dermort O’Leary. Olly Murs was a...

Earth quake-hit on war footing

A very disruptive earthquake has hit Nepal. About doctors say around 10,000 people have been injured and several has...

Keith Harris dies

This Entertainer sadly died of cancer.He has his own show on Saturday program called the Keith Harris show on...

HSBC HQ supposedly moving out of UK

HSBC has said it is considering moving its headquarters out of London. The bank said the review followed “regulatory...

Deans Youth Project & BITE

Following assemblies this week, please see the information below on the Deans Youth Project, and the Brighton & Hove...

Be The Change Event

Some year 10 students attended an event at the Amex Stadium on Thursday last week, hosted by LoveLocalJobs.com. Students...

Election 2015 – The Parties

The General Election is coming up, so there will be posts relating to the Election. This is the first,...

Rat poison found in local parks

Brighton and Hove dog walkers are being warned to be on their guard after a spate of suspected poisonings...

We Are Rafikis – Friend Chains on sale by School Council

In Swahili, the word for friend is “rafiki.” And to the Kenyan mamas creating a better life through Rafiki...