Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team


Mr. M. Gordon
– Headteacher

Ms. A. Millington – Deputy Headteacher (Safeguarding Lead/SENDCo)

Mr. A. Ainley – Behaviour and Attendance Lead

Miss. S. Hargin – School Business Manager

Teaching Staff


Mr. D. Brown
English and BTEC Sport Teacher

Ms. C. NearyScience Teacher and Teaching and Learning Lead

Mr. D. KirbyMusic Technology and Photography Teacher

Mr. C. O’Neill – Humanities, ICT Teacher and Achievement and Progress Lead 

Ms. J. Pout– Teacher of Vulnerable Students, Personal Development Lead and Wellbeing Champion 

Ms. S. Nevison– Teacher of Vulnerable Students and Curriculum Lead 

Support Staff


Mrs. S. Shadforth
– Learning Support Assistant

Mrs K. Proudlock – Learning Support Assistant and Careers Lead

Positive Feedback

The staff at The Horizon School, Hartlepool take time to listen and build relationships with all the students.

Annais (Student)

I have a better relationship with the teachers at The Horizon School, Hartlepool. They listen to me and help me with my work

Sean (Student)

Teachers have high aspirations for pupils and their next steps in life...Pupils are well prepared to leave school after Year 11.

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