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About The Skills Hub

The Skills Hub is a co-educational Alternative Provision for pupils in the London Borough of Hillingdon who cannot attend mainstream school for a variety of reasons. It currently offers 50 places to pupils aged 11-16, many of whom have been, or are at risk of, permanent exclusion.

It is an exciting time for The Skills Hub because it moved into a brand new purpose-built site in January 2023 and will expand its intake to 120 pupils aged from 5 to 19. The new Free School will offer extensive facilities including music technology, catering and construction rooms as well as state of the art science labs and sports facilities.

Staff enjoy working with the young people who attend The Skills Hub and helping them to return to mainstream school or prepare them for the world of work, further education or training. To find out more about us visit www.theskillshub.org

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As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

Latest News

ASIST Training

On 12 and 13 January PRIDE Academy hosted suicide intervention training for OHC&AT staff, delivered by young suicide prevention charity Papyrus. The course, ASIST, trains participants to reduce the immediate risk of a suicide and increase the support for a …

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Councillor visits Orchard Hill College

Orchard Hill College were delighted to welcome Councillor Dora Dixon-Fyle MBE, the ward Councillor for Camberwell Green, to their College centres in Southwark. Students and staff were pleased to meet Councillor Dixon-Fyle and show her around their buildings. Principal, Kelly …

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The Skills Hub has moved

The Skills Hub has moved into a brand new, purpose-built school next door to The PRIDE Academy on Falling Lane in Yiewsely, West Drayton. The move took place over the Christmas holidays and staff welcomed students and their families into …

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Christmas in the Community

We’ve had a wonderful time celebrating with students across our College Centre’s and Schools at this year’s Christmas in the Community events. Celebrations started in Sutton where students volunteered at the Sutton Light Switch On hosted by Enjoy Sutton. Students …

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