Information, Advice and Guidance

At Orchard Hill College we offer information, advice and guidance sessions and coffee mornings as monthly online webinars throughout the year.

These webinars offer opportunities for parents & carers to find out key information and develop links with local groups and support organisations. Ashley Jordan-Diaper, the Lead for Post 16 partnerships, runs these sessions and offers opportunities to get advice on any concerns you may have around transition and a range of other topics:

Week 1 – Thinking ahead – Introduction to Transition planning post 19
Monday 11th October 2021

Week 2 – Exploring and knowing the local offer post 19
Monday 8th November 2021

Week 3 – Exploring future living opportunities
Monday 10th January 2022

Week 4 – Getting the right support in the community – PA, social networking
Monday 7th February 2022

Week 5 – Planning for the future- Benefits, allowances and issues for the future
Monday 14th March 2022

Week 6 – Accessing further opportunities in community education and training
Monday 25th April 2022

Week 7 – Accessing further employment, volunteering and social enterprise
Monday 9th May 2022

Week 8 – Keeping and being safe online
Monday 6th June 2022

Week 9 – What’s missing from my transition trouble shooting session for parents
Monday 11th July 2022

Please click here to see our timetable of events.

To book a place, please contact Pooja Ganeshwari Hurgobin, Student Services Coordinator by email or telephone on 0345 402 0453. Pooja will assist you with instructions on how to join the virtual sessions.


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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