Horizon Remember Together

Over the last 2 weeks Horizon Students have been participating in events for Remembrance. On Thursday 5th November each year group had an extended assembly and we asked our students to “Remember Together” which was the Royal British Legions Campaign message this year.  This year is the 100th anniversary of the 1st Armistice Day as well as remembering…

Macmillan Bake Sale

On Wednesday 23rd October the Year 9 Enterprise group hosted a Macmillan Coffee Morning to the staff of Horizon. Students worked really hard to plan the event by researching recipes, baking, inviting the local press and advertising the event around school. The event went really well and was attended by two Macmillan support workers who…

Horizon Open Evening Success

Monday 30th September and Tuesday 1st October saw Horizon Community College open its doors to hundreds of families of prospective students for our Open Evenings. After a welcome from the Principal Mrs Huddart and Mrs Head of Year 7 School Mrs Malson, families got a taster of the learning experience of our students, including live demonstrations, examples…

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…

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…

National Holocaust Memorial Day

On Monday 29th January as part of our National Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration we worked alongside the Refugee Council and Amnesty International to do a question and answer session. 30 keen Historians from Years 8, 9 and 10 attended a one hour session in the theatre where they heard about the work of Amnesty International and…

Principal’s Award

Well Done to the students receiving the first termly Principal’s Award. The award is given to one student in each year group, each term. The 5 selected students have all excelled in progress, outstanding behaviour and engagement –  each and every day throughout the school year so far. The students are a pleasure to teach…

Magic Breakfast

Have you tried a ‘magic’ school breakfast? FREE ‘Magic Breakfast’ for ALL pupils! Our school is proud to be part of the National School Breakfast Programme, making sure every child has the right fuel for learning! A delicious, healthy breakfast will soon be available every day, offering every child great fuel for learning. Research has…