Year 9 ambassadors litter pick

On Thursday 21st March 2019 the Year 9 ambassadors from Horizon Community College took to the local area including Dodworth Road and Penny Pie Park to tidy the area up for the local residents and school community. The ambassadors worked with Assistant Principal and Head of School Miss Sheldon and Careers & Enterprise Coordinator  Mr.…

Royal Society Partnership research

This week our STEM Club students reached a landmark stage in their Royal Society Partnership research.  They have now started building their own turbine blades to evaluate.  Next steps will be to refine and test them in school, before visiting Professor Patrick Fairclough at the University of Sheffield.  They will be using the university wind…

Discover US

On 21st March 2019, eight Year 9 students travelled to The University of Sheffield for their third session of the Discover US programme. Discover US is an aspiration-raising programme for pupils in Years 9-11 who have the potential to access Higher Education but may not see it as a potential post-16 pathway. The University of…

E&A Excellence for Y9

A huge congratulations to Ebony, Scarlet, Alice, Jack, Leonie, Saskia, Jia, Mason, Robert and Pakeeza, who have achieved an expectation and attributes ranking of 1 for data collection 2. These students are consistently applying themselves to the very best of their ability across all subject areas. Their positive attitude to learning is exemplary, demonstrating pride…

CSI Horizon

On Monday, our Stem Ambassador, Jon Bates came into college and set up an exciting forensics investigation for a group of Year 9 students.  During the investigation, students collected evidence such as fingerprints, clothing fibres and shoe prints.  They used the evidence to try and deduce who was responsible for stealing computers from HCC the…

Teen Tech 2019

On Thursday 14th March 22 Year 7 students who are currently taking part in the National Teen Tech awards competition visited the National College of High Speed Rail in Doncaster for an Innovation day. The day was designed to inspire the students and give them ideas to help them move forward in the competition and it…