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Please Join Us to raise funds for our Pupils and Students!

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is fundraising to create more opportunities for our pupils and students at our schools and college centres. Please join us!

About Us
Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for over 1800 pupils and students from nursery through to further education across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire.

Pupils and students within the OHC&AT family of providers have a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs including complex autism; speech, language and communication difficulties; social, emotional and mental health; and physical disabilities including multi-sensory impairment and complex health needs.

The College was established in 1983 and now operates from eight college centres across London and Surrey. In 2013, the College established the Trust to share its expertise and provide services and support to specialist schools. The Trust is now home to 14 special schools and eight College centres across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire.

The uniqueness of OHC&AT is that it is fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities. Across the whole organisation there are a range of experts and practitioners who advocate for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities to ensure they receive the best possible opportunities to achieve their full potential.

Charitable Status
Both the College and the Trust are charities and are each able to fundraise. Whilst the College is a registered charity with a registered charity number, the Trust is an exempt charity and is not required to be registered with the Charity Commission. OHC&AT is the umbrella name for both the College (OHC) and the Trust (OHCAT) and is not a charity.

Our Approach to Fundraising
We will raise funds for specific projects that will benefit existing and future pupils and students where funds for these projects cannot be accessed via existing channels i.e. government education funding.

We will fundraise for projects that will provide opportunities and enhance the learning experience and environment for our pupils and students.

The code of fundraising practice will be followed https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk/

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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