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OHC&AT is a family of specialist education providers that have significant experience and knowledge and a strong reputation for making a positive impact. Many of our staff regularly speak at INSET days, conferences and workshops and our resources and specialist teaching is accessed by many external providers.

Please see below information of OHC&AT conferences and events, publications, research and useful links.

OHC&AT Conferences & Events

Social Emotional & Mental Health Conference16 October 2018 – This conference is jointly hosted by Dysart School and Bedelsford School with guest speaker Professor Barry Carpenter and Inquiring Minds research with Jo Egerton and Beverley Cockbill.

eCelebration of Digital Discoverythis annual event takes place in February of each year and is a showcase of our students digital talent. Further detail on the 2019 event will be available once confirmed.

Publications

My Academy,  Working Together:  Inclusive Mainstream and Specialist SEN: The Benefits of a MAT for Pupils with SEND, John Prior, Executive Headteacher/Deputy CEO OHC&AT

 Videos

The Skills Hub and Young People’s Academy have worked in partnership with Innovating Minds to support the change in culture for staff and students on SEMH. See the video below

This is a very exciting and pivotal moment in the lives of St Dominic’s, Brantridge and Grafham Grange schools.  Academy conversion under the sponsorship of OHC&AT will help secure their futures and, no doubt, lead to better outcomes for pupils and students, families and carers, staff and all stakeholders.   We are looking forward to a bright future as part of the OHC&AT family.

Ken Cowdery, Chair of Governors

Latest News

Arbour Vale School joins OHCAT

We’re delighted to announce that Arbour Vale School has officially joined the Orchard Hill College Academy Trust family. Arbour Vale School supports pupils from ages of 2 to 19 with a range of educational needs including severe learning difficulties with profound …

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DfE Strategic School Improvement Fund Success!

Over the summer we received news that Hillingdon local authority’s application to the DfE Strategic School Improvement Fund (SSIF), with The Skills Hub and Young Peoples Academy as Lead Partner in the project, was successful. This is fantastic news as …

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The Skills Hub ‘Continues to be Good’ following Ofsted’s Short Inspection

Students, staff, governors and the wider school community are celebrating the results of their recent Ofsted short inspection (June 2018), in which the inspectors judged that The Skills Hub ‘Continues to be Good’. This is the first Ofsted inspection since …

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Young People’s Academy is praised by Ofsted and given a consistent grade of ‘Good’ across all inspection areas

Students and staff at Young People’s Academy (YPA) are celebrating the results of their Ofsted inspection, in which the school was rated ‘Good’ in all categories and received a strongly favourable report. YPA, a special school in Hillingdon, has said …

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