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About Vocational Centre

The Vocational Centre is co-located with Nightingale Community Academy and has access to fanatastic vocational facilities including the farm and allotment, industry kitchen, mechanical workshop and hairdressing salon. The Centre currently accommodates 20 students aged 16+.

Our students and staff enjoy being part of the local community and students are supported in work opportunities with many local businesses and community groups including Tooting Leisure Centre, Cannons Leisure Centre, YMCA Wimbledon, Baked Bean Company, Wandsworth Learning Difficulties Network, Wandsworth Health Watch, Project Search and Thrive Battersea Park

 

What’s happening at our Centre this term?

All vocational courses including hair/ beauty, construction, mechanics, animal care and catering are still running smoothly

Students have voted for an enterprise ART project which they will design and sell to members of the public

A new health and well-being link at YMCA Wimbledon

New partnership being developed with Baked bean company

Rozan was voted to be Safeguarding ambassador for community safety

Students are organising sessions with the police and ambulance service

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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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Students Lead the Way in Digital Innovation

A digital showcase event took place at the Virgin Money Lounge in Haymarket last night with students from Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT) Guests from the world of Tech and Education gathered for the “Celebration of Digital Discovery”. …

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A new friendship is made at the friendship group!

Students from ‘The Globe’ (classroom) have been going to a weekly friendship group where they all meet over a drink and share their interests and hobbies. Last week Dylan, a student from a different class took part in the friendship …

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Let’s Dance at Pop Brixton

People First and Disability Lambeth have teamed up and created “Let’s Dance” at Pop Brixton. This is a project which focuses on supporting and engaging the community. A representative from Disability Lambeth said “One of the aims of Let’s Dance …

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Great link with Lawn Tennis Association!

Last week Tennis Coach, Emma Wells donated some of her time to come in and give students a taster tennis session and help them with some of their equipment that the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) kindly donated to the College. …

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