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…

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…

Big Challenge

Last October all of the Y9 school were given the opportunity to participate in The Big Challenge a borough wide competition that challenged students to start their own business to sell a product or service. The Y9 students applied and were filtered down into the best ideas for entry. There were 7 teams initially and…

Primary Transition

On Friday the 12th April we opened our doors to 220 Year 6 students who join us in July for rollover. It was the culmination of a 6 week project in which students from The University Campus in Barnsley had been coaching year 6’s on the fundamentals of kick rounder’s with a final kick rounder’s event…

She RA

The latest element of the She RA programme took place at Barnsley Council, students gained knowledge on the Apprenticeship route and opportunities that the council can provide from Level 1 up to Level 6 which is the equivalent of a Degree.

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…

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…