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If you are considering Orchard Hill College as the next exciting stage in your education, the first step is to complete our Expression of Interest form or attend one of our open events.

Once we have received your Expression of Interest form, we will contact you to discuss the next steps. This may be to complete assessment forms or arrange an assessment meeting to help us understand what support you need, identify the best programme for you and make sure you have everything you need to settle in at Orchard Hill College.

You can contact the team by emailing Assessments&Placements@orchardhill.ac.uk or call 0345 402 0453.

We recommend that you visit your local college centre so that you can meet the teams, have a look at the college facilities and ask any questions you may have. There is no need to book, just drop in at one of our Open Events.

Click here for a list of our Open Event dates and times. 

If you’re applying for a WorkStart course (Traineeship, Supported Internship, Pathway to Employment, Preparation for Employment or Creative Arts – Enterprise) please enter the name of the course you are interested in, in the year applied for box. 

Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust welcomes the General Data Protection Regulation and is committed to the protection of individual privacy. When developing and reviewing our systems we adopt a privacy design by approach. Your data will be held and processed in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. Our privacy notice can be viewed at https://orchardhill.ac.uk/about_us/privacy-statement/

Click here to download a printable version of the Expression of Interest form.

You can contact the team by emailing Assessments&Placements@orchardhill.ac.uk or call 0345 402 0453.

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

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