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Mission and Ethos

Our Mission

Orchard Hill College exists to support, enable and champion the talents, skills and rights of the most complex and vulnerable people in our society in order that we can release their potential, promote their wellbeing and transform their lives.

Ethos and Values

Improving opportunities and outcomes for all our students is at the heart of everything we do:

We prepare students to be independent by developing life and work skills ready for life after college.

We provide students with social and vocational opportunities in the heart of their community.

We provide a learning environment that is inspiring, creative and individualised.

We empower and enable students to be fulfilled, happy, healthy and confident.

We have a can-do attitude and all students’ contributions and talents are celebrated.

 

 

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

Nomination for a Natspec Award

We are pleased to have been nominated for a Natspec Award in Wellbeing and Mental Health. The Natspec Awards aim to recognise and celebrate excellent practice in the specialist further education sector. The goal is to promote innovation, continuous improvement and …

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Jubilee Celebrations

Jubilee celebrations have been in full swing across the college this week. We have been so impressed with the range of festivities that have taken place, including, afternoon tea, a show, picnics, themed cakes and games. One group of students …

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South London Best Learner and Teacher Awards

Students and staff had a wonderful time attending the South London Best Learner and Teacher Awards at The House of Lords. The event was hosted by Lord Tope CBE, on behalf of the Committee of South London Principals. The event …

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Residential Trip to Avon Tyrrell

Students and staff had a fabulous time away on a residential trip to Avon Tyrrell; a leading outdoor learning venue in the New Forest National Park. The students took on a range of new experiences over the weekend including water …

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