Remote Learning Update 31/05

Dear Parents/Carers,   Tomorrow, we begin the final half term of this academic year – and, for most, this will mean continuing to access their learning from home through the work emailed to them by their teachers each week.   I am very proud of the way students have adapted to this new and very…

Parent Update 22/05

Dear Parents/Carers,   Last week, I wrote to you about potentially welcoming Year 10 students back in to Horizon Community College for their learning at some point after the May half term holiday.   As I explained, we have to wait for confirmation from the Government first that it is safe to do this. This…

Year 10 Option 3 Update

Dear Parents/Carers, I hope you are well. I am writing to update you about the Option 3 courses your children were hoping to complete this summer. When Miss Winterburn wrote to you in April, initial guidance from Ofqual suggested Year 10 students would be excluded from the national process of awarding grades this year. However,…

College Closure Update

Dear Parents/Carers, I hope you and your families are well. You will have heard about the Government’s plan to slowly start to re-open schools from 1 June. In secondary schools, this re-opening will only involve Year 10 in the first instance. Please use the links below to read the Government advice about reopening that has been published…

Assessing Home Learning

Dear Parents/Carers, We are writing to inform you about the opportunities our students are being given to complete assessed work and gain valuable feedback from their teachers. We are very impressed with the quality of work many students are submitting. Please do have a look on our Twitter page to see some fantastic examples being…

May Day Bank Holiday

Dear Parents/Carers, Thank you for continuing to support your children with their home learning. There is some excellent work being done and we are very proud of the resilience Horizon students are showing at this difficult time. As I’m sure you are aware, the ‘May Day’ bank holiday this year has been moved from Monday…

Uniform Requirements 2020/2021

Message for Parents & Carers Due to several Parents/Carers being in touch regarding when and where they can purchase uniform, the information is provided below. Our approved uniform  supplier is Vortex schoolwear. The web address for online ordering Horizon approved uniform  is: https://www.vortexschoolwear.co.uk/Secondary-Schools/Horizon-Community-College/ Vortex are taking orders on the website so that when they re-open they can…

Remote Learning

COLLEGE UPDATE: Thursday 2nd April 2020 Dear Parents/Carers,Remote Learning after Easter I am writing to give you further details about how we will be setting activities for your children after the Easter break. Attached is a suggested timetable for your child from Monday 20th April, to help them structure their day. This will provide them with advice about how to organise their time,…

Letter to Y11 Parents/Carers

Dear Parents/Carers, In light of the recent announcement from Ofqual regarding the awarding of grades to Year 11 pupils this summer, I am writing to you to reassure you that we are underway with responding to this. Please see attached a letter from Ofqual addressed to all students. We also want to reassure you that…

Letter to Y10 Parents/Carers

Dear Parents, The information about how GCSE qualifications will be awarded to our Year 11 students has been released by Ofqual today. We are writing to Year 11 students and their parents separately, but I wanted to keep you informed of how this will affect our Year 10 students who were due to take GCSE…