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

We have five 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

Building Futures, Changing Lives…

Since joining Orchard Hill College, student Evie has dived right in and got involved at every opportunity. She is Student Ambassador for her centre, and has made a difference to many students’ lives already. She visited the Mayor’s office last …

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Digital Hub at the Stoop

Supporting our local communities is always at the heart of OHC&AT and is illustrated by the Digital School and their latest collaboration with The Harlequins Foundation. Together they offer a Digital Hub at Twickenham Stoop, home to the Harlequins Rugby …

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Banksy inspires student artist

Whilst learning about independent travel in Croydon, keen artist, Matthew came across a shop display of modern art by the graffiti artist ‘Banksy’. Matthew took time to look at the different window displays which were very visually engaging and really …

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Mobility Milestone

This week, VPC student Jessica attended a friendship group at Westcroft Leisure Centre library, but the really remarkable part of her outing was that it was the first time she has used her walking frame whilst out in the community. …

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