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Orchard Hill College is an Outstanding Specialist college offering life-changing learning opportunities to students.

We have six vibrant college centres across London and Surrey where committed, specialist teams deliver a range of programmes to meet the needs of our students.

Students who study with us have a wide range of needs including:

  • Profound and multiple learning disabilities
  • Moderate learning difficulties
  • Physical and sensory impairments
  • Mental health and/or emotional difficulties
  • Communication and behavioural difficulties
  • Social and communication disorders e .g. Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Specific medical needs

All students are individual and each programme is as unique as they are. Our programmes are designed to support and empower each student to achieve their aspirations and goals, whilst developing skills to become more independent members of their community.

Outcomes for learners are outstanding, teaching, learning and assessment are excellent and the extremely diverse programmes that meet learners’ individual needs, interests and aspirations, prepare them very well for life after College.
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Latest News

Learner Voice – a trip to Birmingham

Students from across the college centres joined together to go to Natspec’s National Student Voice Parliament in Birmingham. Our students met with peers from colleges across the country, at an event that Natspec describes as an opportunity to discuss ‘positive …

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Christmas Craft Stall

Students from our Vocational Progression Centre set up a beautiful Christmas enterprise stall in Sutton’s Quadrant House. They sold hand-made Christmas cakes, bespoke t-shirts, festive chutneys and jams. This year, they added small pieces of up up-cycled furniture to their …

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Christmas in the Community: Southwark

Students from Lomond House were full of Christmas cheer as they entertained the local community outside Camberwell Library this week. One group of students made their own homemade lemonade to keep everyone refreshed, this went down a storm along with …

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Christmas in the Community: Kingston

Students from Beaconsfield, our centre in New Malden, enjoyed a wonderful celebration at Kingston Christmas Market. The event was part three of our ‘Christmas in the Community’ festive tour around each of our hubs, and today we were performing carols …

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