Winmarleigh Residential

155 year 7 students attended a residential visit to Winmarleigh Hall from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon.   This trip was a great success with all students having an amazing experience, taking part in outdoor & adventurous activities such as ‘zip lining’, ‘giant swing’, and climbing ‘Jacob’s ladder’.  Students developed team work and leadership skills as…

Sheffield Sharks Project

On Wednesday 3rd April 2019, some of our Y10 & Y11 students took part in the Sheffield Sharks events management project which concluded with them delivering an event at the Sheffield Sharks vs. Glasgow Rocks game. The students delivered the pre-game logistics including allocating tickets, selling merchandise, scanning tickets, playing music before the game and ensuring…

Positive Role Models following Data Collection 2

Congratulations to the students who have been presented with a gold pin badge to reward them for their excellent attitude to learning. The recent data collection placed the students in the top 10% of their school for Learner Expectations and Attributes. This reflects their excellent engagement in the classroom, the high standards they consistently set…

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…