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We are open and, in accordance with government guidelines, we are working to gradually increase the number of students who can return to college safely over the summer term.

As always, we are here to support you, if you are uncertain about what to do please email enquiries@orchardhill.ac.uk

Skills for Work and Living

The Skills for Work and Living programme will prepare you for the next exciting steps in your life. There are 14 exciting vocational pathways that you can choose from. These pathways are listed below and you can find out more of each pathway in this section of the website.

–  Animal Care

–  Building Maintenance

–  Catering & Hospitality

–  Charity Sector

–  Creative Arts

–  Customer Service

–  Digital Media

–  Farming

–  Gardening

–  Hair & Beauty

–  Motor Vehicle Maintenance

–  Recycling

–  Retail

–  Volunteering and Contributing to my Community

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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New sensory activity videos

We have launched a new video learning platform to encourage students and parents to try out sensory activities whilst at home. We will be sharing a range of different resources from informative videos to yoga, there’s even a shaving foam …

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Student Newsletter

More fun facts, games, articles and virtual tours from the Digital School. This week you can take a free tour of the Chelsea Flower Show!  Click here to join in.

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This week’s instalment from the Digital School includes; a virtual London river trip, a new film review of the comedy, action and alien adventure – Men in Black – International, a link to hundreds of free audio books and much …

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Apart but together

VPC students may not all be physically together at college, but that has not stopped them learning and socialising together. With the power of Zoom they were able to enjoy a cooking session and a catch up. Curriculum Lead, Frances …

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