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Governance

Orchard Hill College is a registered Company (company number 07586715) and a registered charity (charity number 1144922). Statutory Documentation, including Annual Accounts, details on the College Directors and Members and Minutes of the Board meetings can be found at the website for Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust www.ohcat.org/governance 

Local governance of the College falls to the College Committee, which has been given certain delegated responsibilities by the Orchard Hill College (OHC) Board of Directors through a Scheme of Delegation.

Some of the Committee’s key responsibilities are:

Setting the strategic direction of the College by:

  • Ensuring the values, aims and objectives for the College are aligned to those of OHC&AT
  • Implementing the policy framework for achieving the agreed aims and objectives
  • Setting statutory targets
  • Agreeing the College improvement strategy

Challenging and supporting the College by monitoring, reviewing and evaluating:

  • The implementation and effectiveness of the policy framework
  • Progress towards targets
  • The implementation and effectiveness of the College improvement strategy
  • The budget and the staffing structure

Ensuring accountability by:

  • Monitoring the College’s self-evaluation documentation
  • Responding to Ofsted reports when necessary
  • Holding the Head of College to account for the performance of the College
  • Ensuring students and parents/carers are involved, consulted and informed as appropriate
  • Making information available to the community

The College Committee generally meets once a term and comprises of people from the community with relevant skills and experience, parent and staff governors.

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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