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Activities, sessions and support helping you to enable the aspirations of your young people

We are here to provide support to schools throughout our region. To find out what level of support you are eligible for please enter your school details below.

We are a government-funded organisation aimed at enabling learners into higher education. We run two outreach programmes on behalf of the government with different aims. Higher Horizons+, aimed at schools in areas with the lowest rates of university progression, and the Higher Horizons Outreach Hub, which aims to part-fund and enable connections with a variety of agencies for schools and colleges. All activity is shaped by the Progression Framework themes explained below. Use the tool to see what your school is eligible for.

Find out if your school is eligible

Covid-19 Health and Safety Policy

Want to find out more about how Higher Horizons keeps its staff and the schools and colleges we work with safe? Visit out Covid-19 Policy page to find out more about the measures we are taking, and download risk assessments.

Gatsby Benchmarks: How we can help

Shaped by our Progression Framework, our activities help to raise and enable the aspirations of young people, assist with attainment, and help learners build confidence, pathways and networks. We can also help schools and colleges with their statutory obligations too. Our activities can help you achieve the Gatsby Benchmarks and build a portfolio of evidence for OFSTED.

All of our activities can help you meet Benchmark 7: encounters with further and higher education, but we can also support other Benchmarks as well, such as Benchmark 2: learning from career  and labour market information and Benchmark 4: linking curriculum learning to careers.  More information on the Gatsby Benchmarks can be found here.

Information, Advice and Guidance Core Programme Now Available

Our free six-hour programme is available for each key stage, tailored to all the information specific year groups need to know to progress through further and higher education.

Other Resources

We also have a number of free resources available for all schools or colleges to download and use. These cover information about applying to university, student finance, post-16 options, apprenticeships and some subject-specific resources. Follow the link to find out more.

If you have any questions or want advice on our sessions you can get in touch.