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Parents & Carers

At Orchard Hill College we understand that parents/carers need to be involved in their child’s education.

Communication between the College and parents/carers plays a vital role in ensuring students successfully achieve their potential during their time with us. We encourage your feedback and we are always happy to discuss any issues that parents/carers may have.

We understand that parents/carers of children with additional learning needs can often feel isolated and unsure of who to approach for information, advice and guidance. We will be regularly updating the website with useful links, newsletters, events and information that we hope will be of interest to the whole College community.

We seek to ensure all new students are fully prepared to join the College by providing bespoke transition packages. This may include tours, open days, taster days, curriculum samples and home visits.

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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