'The school is highly successful in meeting its aims to provide a high quality, broadly based education for girls in a happy, stimulating and safe environment, supported by a strong pastoral system’
ISI Inspection Report 2011
Art in the school has its greatest contribution to make when it unlocks and nurtures the creative potential that each individual possesses* Eliot W. Eisner The Mythology of Art Education"
Classical subjects are taught in all years at Brighton and Hove High School.
Year 7 All girls study one lesson of Latin every two weeks following Book 1 of the Cambridge Latin Course.
Year 8 All girls study three lessons of Latin per fortnight following
Dance is a highly successful and thriving subject which is taught fortnightly within the Key Stage 3 PE curriculum. In year 10, girls can choose to take GCSE Dance as an examination option where they are given the opportunities to study professional works at a more in-depth level,
Key Stage 3
In years 7, 8 & 9 the students have one hour of Drama a week.
In Year 7 the emphasis is on group work and creativity. They learn the art of relaxation and they explore different methods of communication. They are encouraged to use their imaginations and to
DT is a compulsory subject at KS3 and an option for GCSE and AS/A2.
In DT we use a range of materials, skills and knowledge to design and make products. It is an exciting and interesting subject that requires pupils to develop their ability to solve problems
English is the shorthand name for those lessons on the timetable that take you into the glorious world of books. Whisking you through space, time and character, they tease out of you the skill to express yourself with confidence and ease on paper and in speech. We pride ourselves on the blend of enjoyment and learning
You may or may not agree with the statement that “Geography is about maps while History is about chaps” but in a shrinking world we do feel that a knowledge of place is important. At a time when young people will be expected to travel the world, not just for holidays, but possibly also for work, it is increasingly important to know
In Home Economics, you will learn plenty of useful skills for life and some interesting facts about FOOD, and have a lot of fun in the process; In at least half of the lessons you will be making dishes or tasting different foods and ingredients.
In Years 7, 8 and 9 you will learn how to make food such as
Welcome to a thriving, successful and popular department.
We believe in our subject – an academically respectable discipline which covers topics of profound significance but also teaches the students a range of transferable skills; we hope that the
We aim to stimulate students’ curiosity and to let them enjoy ICT so, in the future, they will use new technologies with confidence. Students also are encouraged to develop initiative and to take control of their own learning.
We aim to make Mathematics understandable and fun for everyone, whatever their level of ability or interest. We have a stable group of experienced teachers, working together to provide a safe, stimulating environment in which each pupil can achieve her potential.
In Year 7 girls study two languages from German, French and Spanish. Many but not all have had some previous experience of French, either in the Junior Department or in their previous school. All girls continue the study of their two languages at least until the end of Year 9.
Pupils in Years 7-9 have an hour lesson each week. Activities are many and varied and include performance, group composition, listening and singing. Concepts are largely learnt through practical means with the emphasis being on
The P.E. Department has a wealth of opportunities to offer all our pupils; providing a broad balanced and enjoyable programme of Physical activity. Principally, P.E. aims to develop in young people the enthusiasm, competence and understanding to pursue an active healthy lifestyle. We are most fortunate to have amazing facilities
Why Study Photography?
It is estimated that every person sees around 15,000 images EVERY DAY
Images are even more essential than ever in our global mass communication
Photography has a strong history and tradition
The R.E. Department aims to enable pupils to develop respect, tolerance and an understanding of all religious traditions and cultures. By the end of their school career at B.H.H.S. pupils will have had plenty of opportunity to think seriously and critically about spirituality and their own spiritual development
Why study Sciences?
They are challenging, rewarding and, above all, fun! Great emphasis is placed on experimental work and teacher demonstrations to enable pupils to discover why things happen, and to be able to propose explanations for them.
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