Mock Interview Day

On Wednesday 17th July, 363 Year 11 students took part in Horizon’s first ever Mock Interview Day. 80 professionals from 45 different businesses conducted a series of interviews to help our students prepare for the world of work and life beyond Horizon. It was an extremely successful day with the majority of students demonstrating how mature…

Y11 Maths Celebration

We were delighted to share the success and effort in mathematics of a large number of our year 11 students during a special assembly. Maths teachers selected students from their class who were given recognition for one of the following awards: Highest attaining in the class. Biggest improvement from January to now. Best notes. Best…

Sheffield University STEM Club Visit

Our STEM Club spend all day at Sheffield University.  The visit was planned to test the wind turbines they made during Professor Fairclough’s visit earlier in the month.  They began by getting their turbines set up to the correct height so they were in the middle of the tunnel.  Each group then tested their turbine…

Turbinetastic times with STEM Club!

STEM club had their second visit from Professor Patrick Fairclough from Sheffield University on Monday 17th June.  Professor Fairclough is our Royal Society partner and is working with STEM club for the duration of their project.  Students spent all day building their own wind turbines to go with the turbine blades they had been researching…

Y10 South Yorkshire Under 15’s Champions

Congratulations to the Under 15’s Girls team who we were crowned South Yorkshire Under 15’s Girls Football Champions.  It was a hard fought game where we came out 3-2 winners.  Goals were scored by Louise, an own goal and Ellie. Players of the match were Eve and Nayer who were impressive defensively.

Principal’s Award

Y7 – Ollie Whiteley is an outstanding student and committed to life at Horizon. So far this year he has achieved 383 achievement points, 10 postcards home and there have been 27 occasions where he has been star of the lesson – that’s an average of roughly one per week. He is eager to be part…

Y7 Wentworth Wood House

This half term has seen an all year group enterprise activity for the Y7 school hosted and held at Wentworth Woodhouse. This historic building is currently being renovated and will take 25 years to restore to its former glory at an estimated cost of £150 million pounds. Apart from its fantastic history it has and…

Salters’ Institute Festival of Chemistry

On Wednesday 23rd May a team of four Year 8 students attended the Salters’ Institute Festival of Chemistry at the University of Sheffield chemistry department.  During the day they were given the responsibility to carry out investigations like real chemists.  They used their problem solving skills while working together as a team.