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About VPC

The Vocational Progression Centre (VPC) is for students aged 16+ and can accommodate between 40-50 students. The centre has strong links with the community and students at this centre regularly access two working allotments.

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 Carshalton College, Eco-local, Zest Dance, Westcroft, Nickel Support, Riverside Cafe, Sutton Commu­nity Farm, Sainsbury’s, Wallington Library, Brook Cafe, Mitcham Library, British Heart Foundation, David Bright Real Estate, Wallington Crusader Hall and Westbourne School.

 

What’s happening at our Centre this term?

Natspec Games

Horse Riding

Rebound Therapy

YMCA fitness session

DigiCafe run by the Digital School at the Riverside Centre

Parent and carer coffee morning

Games lunch time club run by John Weir

Speak up Sutton

Mencap “Hate Crime” workshop

 

Events

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.
Ofsted Report

Latest News

Christmas in the Community: Sutton

Christmas cheer swept across Sutton today when students from The Link Secondary School, Carew Academy and Orchard Hill College performed in the atrium of the St Nicholas Centre. They were joined by Dr Caroline Allen OBE, Principal and CEO of …

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Christmas Enterprise

Students from VPC set up a beautiful Christmas enterprise stall in Sutton’s Quadrant House. They sold natural, handcrafted soaps, festive chutneys and jams and delicious iced biscuits. They had lots of customers, including many OHC&AT staff, who commented on the …

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Christmas in the Community: Kingston

Our annual Christmas in the Community celebration was off with a bang yesterday! The event is held at each regional hub and gives students and pupils across OHCAT the opportunity to join together to celebrate the festive season with their …

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Making a goal reality!

When Callum started at Orchard Hill College, he said that when he leaves college, he would like to work in a pub. Staff have been working with him to gain the skills and give him the confidence to go out …

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