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Orchard Hill College continues to be ‘OUTSTANDING’

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Governors’ Information

Dave Hobday (Chair)

Term of office: 16.03.2018 to 15.03.2021 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at October 2018:

  • Employed by Sutton Mencap.

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings in 2018-19.

Kelly Phillips (Principal Ex-Officio)

Term of office: 01.09.2019

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at September 2019.

  • Employee, Orchard Hill College of Further Education.

Michele Humphreys

Term of office: 16.03.2018 to 15.03.2021 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at October 2018:

  • Trustee for Sutton Mencap since 2008

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings in 2018-19.

Ric Adams (parent governor)

Term of office: 26.03.2019 to 25.03.2022 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at November 2018:

  • Daughter is a student at Orchard Hill College;
  • Son is a member of staff at Orchard Hill College

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings in 2018-19.

Akansha Ayra

Term of office: 30.06.2017 to 29.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments: TBC

Present at 1/3 local committee meetings in 2018-19.

Neil Mears

Term of office: 30.06.2017 to 29.06.2020 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at December 2018:

  • Nil

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings in 2018-19.

Iain Chadwick (staff governor)

Term of office: 14.12.2018 to 13.12.2021 (3 year term)

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interest/other relevant appointments as at February 2019:

  • Employed by Orchard Hill College

Present at 2/2 local committee meetings in 2018-19.

 

Governors who have stood down in the past 12 months

Dr Caroline Allen (Principal, Ex-officio)

Term of office ended: 31.08.2019

Appointed by: OHC Directors

Declaration of Interests/other relevant appointments as at September 2018:

  • CEO of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust;
  • Director of Orchard Hill Academy Trust.

Present at 3/3 local committee meetings in 2018-19.

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

We are still Outstanding!

We’re delighted to announce that following our Ofsted inspection in November 2019 we continue to be ‘Outstanding’! The college was graded ‘Outstanding’ in all four judgement areas. The report stated; “Since the previous inspection governors, leaders, managers and staff have …

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Former Principal and CEO honoured with a damehood

The New Year’s Honours list recognises the exceptional achievements or service of people across the UK. We would like to congratulate Dr Caroline Allen, former Principal and Chief Executive of the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT) who has …

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A Sensory Christmas Story

Students were treated to a truly interactive Christmas story at Sutton Community Library. The event was led by our Digital School team, who penned an original story especially for the event. Students settled into their chairs, the lights were dimmed …

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Christmas party

This year we held our biggest Christmas celebration yet! Students were dressed to the nines for their festive party at the Searchlight Centre in New Malden. As always with our fantastic students, the dancefloor was full from start to finish …

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