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…

Super Tom Wooster

Congratulations to Tom Wooster who has recently been selected for the England school boys football squad. He will train with the squad for a week at St George’s Park over the Easter holidays. He also plays for Barnsley FC Academy. A fantastic achievement – the college are very proud of you.

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.…

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…

Horizon Welcomes England Rugby Ace

On Friday 25th January 2019, we welcomed Former Great British Rugby League captain and current manager of England Rugby Jamie Peacock MBE into Horizon for the morning to talk to our students. The first session saw Jamie speak to Mr. Claytons Year 9 GCSE PE class about life at the top level of sport and how…