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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.

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)

August 2020

MyEdupod.com EduPod becomes a part of the core safeguarding offer for Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, OHC&AT

July 2020

InnovatingMindscic.com Youth endowment funding to support children impacted by domestic abuse, OHC&AT

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 Orchard Hill College Academy Trust will help secure their futures and, no doubt, lead to better outcomes for pupils and students, families and carers, staff and all stakeholders.

Ken Cowdery, Chair of Governors

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Sharing good practice, knowledge and ideas

Sandy Turner, Executive Principal of The Link Schools and her colleague Danielle Donnelly, Primary class teacher and Maths co-ordinator have collaborated to write an informative article for Autism Parenting Magazine entitled ‘OCD and Autism: Unpicking Children’s Behaviour in a Dual …

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Apprenticeship article by Susan Barnes published in Nasen Connect magazine

OHC&AT Head of Apprenticeships, Susan Barnes’ article ‘Championing skills for SEND’ is featured in the March edition of Nasen Connect magazine. The article examines the importance of championing the talents and skills of apprentices with SEND, and of showing the …

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Shortlisted for Natspec Awards 2021!

We are thrilled to announce that Orchard Hill College has been shortlisted for two Natspec Awards. The Natspec Awards aim to recognise and celebrate excellent practice in the specialist further education sector. They promote innovation, continuous improvement, and raise standards …

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New ‘In the media’ resource page

We have launched a new ‘In the media’ resource page. OHC&AT’s expert practitioners and partners regularly contribute to a range of articles, best practice pieces and news stories across specialist and education media. Click here to read the latest. 

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