In the Media

OHC&AT’s expert practitioners and partners regularly contribute to a range of articles and best practice pieces across specialist and education media. See below for some recent publications.

2023-2024

May 2024

Dysart School’s approach to careers education in May 2024, Summer edition of Nasen Connect magazine

Dysart School’s approach to careers education

Pupils from Bedelsford School talk about their experiences of performing The Tempest as part of the Shakespeare for Schools Festival.

Hear the two post-16 pupils and Assistant Principal Jess Webb talk about their experiences at 2hrs 48mins into the programme:

BBC Radio Surrey

 

November 2023

Andre Bailey Principal of Nightingale Community Academy on why School Food is vital and shouldn’t be a luxury

Chefs in Schools 

2022-2023

May 2023

Book cover

A Guide to Best Practice in Special Education, Health and Social care by Dr Rona Tutt OBE and Paul Williams

The work done by Bedelsford School, Orchard Hill College and the Trust are recognised in this book in the form of Case Studies and an interview with Julia James.

To read more please click here

March 2023

SEN magazine The Educational and Therapeutic Impact of a School Farm Andre Bailey, Principal of Nightingale Community Academy

January 2023

Nasen Connect Magazine Pathological Demand Avoidance: The Link School’s Experience Sandy Turner, Executive Principal of The Link School

December 2022

TES Pathological demand avoidance: what teachers need to know Sandy Turner, Executive Principal of The Link School

November 2022

NAHT – Leadership Focus Providing Care in a Crisis John Reilly, Principal of Addington Valley Academy and Joe Shepherd Deputy Principal Addington Valley Academy

2021-2022

July 2022

SEN Magazine Positive Behaviour Support  Jane Johnson, Head of Integrated Services.at Orchard Hill College

March 2022

SEN Magazine Making Shakespeare Accessible Bedelsford School featured in Francesco Ellis’ article.

October 2021

NASEN Connect Magazine Satellite model of education – Thinking differently at Dysart School, Leigh Edser, Principal of Dysart School.

September 2021

SEN Magazine Bringing emotional wellbeing into the classroom, Andre Bailey, Principal of Nightingale Community Academy is quoted in Donna Hill’s article.

Nursing Times We have been supported to move out of our comfort zone and challenge our assumptions, Dysart School and St Philip’s School featured in Theresa Nash-Patel, Hannah Scrivener and Sashane Dean’s article.

Teach Secondary Tackle those anxieties James Akerman, Head of ICT at Arbour Vale School.

2020-2021

August 2021

Autism Parenting Magazine Supporting parents of children with Autism and Pathological Demand Avoidance, Sandy Turner, Executive Principal of The Link Schools and Judy Turner, PDA and Outreach Teacher at The Link Primary School.

July 2021

Trust-journal.org.uk Preparing to meet the post-pandemic challenges head-on, John Prior, CEO, OHC&AT.

June 2021

Teachwire.net Why Mangahigh and other games are great for SEND pupils, James Akerman, Head of ICT at Arbour Vale School.

May 2021

Autism Parenting Magazine Being extraordinary for the extra ordinary, Sandy Turner, Executive Principal of The Link Schools and Judy Turner, PDA and Outreach Teacher at The Link Primary School.

April 2021

Autism Parenting Magazine Building emotional health in children with Pathological Demand
Avoidance
, Sandy Turner, Executive Principal of The Link Schools and Judy Turner, PDA and Outreach Teacher at The Link Primary School.

March 2021

NASEN Connect Magazine Championing skills for SEND, Susan Barnes, Head of Apprenticeships, OHC&AT

The Key Wellbeing initiatives: what they look like in practice and how the board is involved, Dr Asha Patel, CEO and clinical psychologist of Innovating Minds (featuring Young People’s Academy)

January 2021

SEN Magazine Mental Health and wellbeing at our school, Laurie Cornwell, Executive Principal/Deputy CEO, OHC&AT

December 2020

Autism Parenting Magazine OCD and Autism: unpicking children’s behaviour in a dual diagnosis, Sandy Turner, Executive Principal of The Link Schools and Danielle Donnelly, Primary Class Teacher and Maths Co-ordinator at The Link Primary School

September 2020

Education Today The cost of caring – supporting the mental health of staff, Dr Asha Patel, CEO and clinical psychologist of Innovating Minds (featuring Young People’s Academy)