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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

New Year, New Me!

Our students and staff are working together to help improve mental health and physical well-being by collectively walking 10,000 steps or 1 mile every day. For the month of January, classes will timetable in an outside walk a day; come …

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Tech Award Nomination

Orchard Hill College and Bedelsford School have been put up as finalists for two awards with Kingston University’s Ubitech project. The Ubitech project has been a collaboration between the University and the college and explores how you can make everyday …

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Family Newsletter – Autumn Edition!

At the end of each term we send to parents/carers a newsletter called ‘Family Matters’ that celebrates our students’ fantastic achievements during the term and across each college centre. To read our Christmas Edition, please click here.

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Carol singing for Saipem offices

Students from our Kingston region have joined up with Dysart School to visit Saipem offices based in Kingston town centre. Saipem are keen supporters of the college and OHC&AT and kindly fundraise for us, this year is no exception and …

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