The Matrix Standard

Orchard Hill College are thrilled to have been re-accredited with the Matrix standard. This is the international quality standard for ensuring the quality of delivery of information, advice and guidance (IAG).
We were so proud of all the students and staff who were interviewed as part of the assessment and shared their views and opinions.
Some of the highlights from the report included:

“OHC is passionate about all aspects of its delivery being civically active, with collaboration and partnership practices fostered with a broad range of stakeholders”

‘The organisation is a trailblazer in championing its SEND IAG delivery regionally and views its recently gained awards and outstanding Ofsted achievement as a firm foundation…. upon which to build’

“Looked at as a whole, this accreditation review confirmed that OHC continues to deliver high quality outcome based IAG. The assessment was evidence rich with examples of learning, work, career and life outcomes”.

You can read the full report here.


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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