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

We have eight 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.

 

As a result of outstanding teaching, over time students make excellent progress and develop the knowledge and skills they need to achieve their goals.
Ofsted November 2019

Latest News

A new apprentice!

Louis joined a WorkStart course at the college following a period of unemployment and being unsure of his career path after finishing school. Louis demonstrated excellent ICT and organisational skills during his course. His hard work and determination lead him …

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Over the last year our students have continued to progress towards both Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards despite the restrictions that have been in place. Students found a number of ways to combine work for their awards whilst …

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Completed the London Marathon 2021!

An amazing effort was made by one member of staff; Ashleigh Magner, who ran the London Marathon to raise funds for the college. Ashleigh completed her first marathon in a breathtaking four hours and 18 minutes. We are all so …

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The Royal Mint – commemorative coin

To celebrate the life and legacy of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, The Royal Mint has released an official commemorative coin. 100 commemorative coins, accompanied by a letter of thanks from HRH The Earl of Wessex and Forfar will be …

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