Innovation and Enterprise

 

What is innovation?

Here at Horizon International School, we are well on our journey to embed innovation into our daily classroom and learning experiences. Students are afforded the opportunity to immerse themselves into innovative learning through our quality first 21st-century learning and teaching pedagogy.

With our Bring Your Own Device Policy across our school, teachers and students can modify and redefine their learning with a range of technology to facilitate; from iPads, HTC Vive headsets, Lego Mindstorm Robotics, Sphero, Virtual/Augmented Reality experiences and many other online resources.

Our Student Digital Leadership Team embody the passion and drive of innovative practice here at Horizon International School through their support, ideas and forward-thinking.

Across our Primary School, we enhance our learning and teaching through 1:1 iPad access for all students from Year 2 - Year 6. Our passionate teachers have access to their Apple Teacher Portfolio and are championed by a dedicated Primary Innovation team.

Through our Secondary and Post-16 phases, we enhance our learning and teaching through 1:1 laptop devices for all students from Year 7 - Year 13. Our students have access to the entire Microsoft Office 365 suite, including individual logins for Microsoft Teams, which is our collaborative platform for all students. Our passionate teachers have access to their Microsoft Innovative Educator Portfolio and are championed with a dedicated Digital Learning, Technology & Innovation lead.

21st-century innovation is always evolving; hence we adopt a future readiness approach in our curriculum. At Horizon International School, we have a dedicated Innovation & Enterprise curriculum across our KS2 and KS3 which incorporates Design Thinking, Computer Programming, Artificial Intelligence, Sustainability and Digital Communities.

Have a look at our termly digital magazines, which showcase some of the wonderful digital learning experiences we have had in the 2020/2021 academic year at Horizon International School.

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