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    Fantastic Exam Results – Again!

    The exams may have changed, but the fantastic results continue at Horizon! Once again our students achieved 63% 5 A* - C, including English and Maths. This figure, which continues to exceed the national average, has been achieved in what has been a difficult year for all schools with the introduction of sweeping changes to how students sit exams.

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  • IMG_5099 (Small)Royal Visit - Princess Anne

    Friday 4 July was a special day for Horizon Community College; HRH Princess Anne dropped by after visiting Citizen’s Advice Bureau in the town centre and Riding for the Disabled.

    Principal Nick Bowen said “it’s great for Barnsley that the Princess Royal is visiting and she will visit Horizon, the biggest of Barnsley’s fantastic new school buildings”.

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  • 0078 IKIC Awards © GJ for Website (Medium)IKIC Barnsley Big Challenge

    Over the last 6 Months more than 40 students from Year 10 have took part in the IKIC Barnsley Big Challenge.

    The Business Challenge is aimed at teaching our young people entrepreneurial skills that will stick with them for the rest of their lives. During the last 2 editions of “The Horizon” we have kept our readers up to date with the developments of the challenge.

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  • P7107660 (Medium)We Rocked You!

    Last week saw Horizon Community College perform its second, large-scale annual musical.

    Director, Mrs Storey and producer, Miss Dix, were both thrilled with the show. As Mrs Storey explains, “the result was better than we could have ever envisioned and this is due to both the attitude and performances of our students and the support of a great team of staff.”

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  • P6266270 (Small)Prom Night 2014

    Last night saw Horizon's second annual prom at the Holiday Inn, Dodworth.

    Themed as a night under the stars, Year 11 attendees were treated to a night they'll never forget as staff and students came together to celebrate the end of another year.

    Students began arriving at the venue from 6.30pm and the wide range of transport they came in (or on) certainly didn't let us down.

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  • National Enterpise Challenge - 5-09 pmUK’S Most Enterprising School

    On Tuesday 1st July Mr Robson, Mr Powell and a talented group of year 8 students went to the Trentham Estate in Staffordshire to compete in the National Enterprise Championship 2014. At the beginning of the year over 20.000 students took part in a bespoke enterprise challenge and our year 8 team managed to win a prestigious place in the National Finals.

    After pitching their unique product to business executives the team had the privilege to listen to a question and answer session with business guru and dragon’s den star Theo Paphitis.

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  • paperfrontThe Horizon - Issue 8

    It makes me feel proud that our students have produced and written this fantastic community newspaper for you to read.

    We work hard to make sure that all our achievements and successes as a college are reported, so that we can share them with you.

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  • Exam Results 2014
  • Royal Visit
  • IKIC Challenge
  • We Rocked You!
  • Prom 2014
  • National Enterprise
  • The Horizon

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