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Could Your School Be One Of Our Partners?

Each year, the Longford Trust works with one secondary school, usually from within the M25 radius, engaging its older pupils in the subject of prison reform (as above, with pupils from Sacred Heart High School meeting Baroness Hale, our 2005 Lecturer). After an initial visit to the school in spring by a Longford Trust patron, the office team and Longford Scholars, the pupils design the promotional materials for that year’s Longford Lecture, attend the event where they help out with ushering, and meet the speaker to discuss issues raised in the lecture.


Jon Snow with Highgate Wood pupils

Highgate Wood School

The Longford Trust’s 2018 partner is Highgate Wood School in North London. On June 18, the actor, comedian, Great British Bake Off presenter and trust supporter, Mel Giedroyc, launched the partnership at the school assembly and then sixth formers volunteered as ushers at our annual lecture.


Cardinal Vaughan pupils at the 2014 Lecture

How To Apply

If you interested in becoming a partner school with the Longford Trust, all you need to do is write to us at PO Box 64302, London NW6 9JP, or email office@longfordtrust.org before March 1 each year and tell us about your school and why you want to work with us.


Longford Trust Partner Schools

  • 2018 Highgate Wood School, north London.
  • 2017 Ruislip High School.
  • 2016 Sacred Heart High School, Hammersmith.
  • 2015 St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School, Finchley.
  • 2014 Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, west London.

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