Quality of Education 

Leadership Teams

 

Our Senior Leadership Team consists of:

Headteacher – Mr. Gordon

Deputy Headteacher and SENCO – Mrs. Millington

Behaviour and Attendance Lead – Mr. Ainley

School Business Manager – Miss. Hargin

 

Our Middle Leadership Team consists of:

Mr. Sharp – Achievement and Progress (and Science)

Miss. Pout – Well-being and Personal Development (and English and PSHE)

Miss. Nevison – Curriculum and Assessment (and Maths)

Priorities 2020-2021

1.Rebrand including name change to the Horizon School, Hartlepool.

2. Improve student progress at KS3 and KS4 by continuing a positive culture within school, which allows students to fulfil their potential both academically and socially. Quality of Education to be graded at the higher end of Good, in accordance with Ofsted framework

3. Ensure that the provision continues to be safe and positive environments that allow all students to feel valued, safe and empowered to achieve and develop.

4. Work with all key stakeholders and local schools to improve internal and external provision for vulnerable students, reduce exclusions and support previously excluded students return to mainstream, by increasing the outreach work on offer.

5. Engage with other local and national academic institutions and further develop partnerships, to ensure the sharing of good and outstanding practice.

6. Attain Outstanding Status for next Ofsted inspection.

 

Extended Priorities

 

1. Ensure that the Pupil Referral Unit and Home Hospital can support mainstream schools, in reengaging students and reduce the number of exclusions and permanent exclusions within the Local Authority.

2. Work with all key stakeholders and local schools to improve internal and external provision for vulnerable students, reduce exclusions and support previously excluded students return to mainstream.

3. Support Primary and Secondary schools, in delivering an effective transition for all students, with a particular focus on vulnerable students who require a more bespoke and enhanced transition package.

4. Develop the Behaviour and Attendance Partnership within the LA and ensure collaboration and transparency exists between schools for transfers, managed moves, guesting arrangements, IYFA, sharing of information and support networks.

 

 

Permanent Exclusion Trends for Hartlepool

2016-17 12
2017-18 22
2018-19 33
2019-20 11
2020-21 (to date) 1

 

In addition to driving rapid improvement within the provision, 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 have also been spent supporting mainstream schools in reducing the number of permanent exclusions, by providing support and outreach work to students who require this.