• Old School Building, Providence Road, Yiewsley, Middlesex UB7 8HJ
  • 01895 447 102
  • Reception@yphub.org

School will be closed on 4th & 5th November for exams

About Us

The Skills Hub (TSH) is a co-educational Alternative Provision (AP) that caters for students in the London Borough of Hillingdon who cannot attend mainstream school for a variety of reasons, predominantly permanent exclusion. Due to the nature of the provision and the range of students’ needs, its cohort is transient; students join and leave at different points throughout the school year.

The Skills Hub works with many different groups of pupils over a wide age range including:

  • Pupils that have been fixed term or permanently excluded from school
  • Pupils that are at risk of permanent exclusion
  • Pupils with an identifiable special need which does not require a statement of Special Educational Need e.g. young mums, pupils that are unable to attend school for medical reasons
  • Pupils requiring education other than at school e.g. disaffected pupils
  • Pupils who require additional support in school
  • Students that have moved in Hillingdon and are without an immediate school place

The Skills Hub was inspected by Ofsted in Spring 2018 and received a judgement as ‘Good’: ‘Since 2016 TSH has been part of the Orchard Hill College Academy Trust. An outstanding college for primarily adult learners who have a range of complex needs and disabilities.’ Ofsted Report, June 2018.

Our curriculum is designed to deliver the central vision for our students – Providing the Skills for Mastery. These are the skills which will enable them to make successful transitions at each point in their school career, whether it be back to mainstream schooling, from KS3 to KS4 or their transition to further education, training or employment post 16. These skills should then be transferable to make them successful adults in the wider world.

We vigorously challenge bullying, racism, homophobia and discrimination of any kind. Much is done through assemblies, staff training and school events. We provide a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum for our students.

As part of our commitment to engage and develop the soft skills that are required for future success, we are delivering both The Prince’s Trust and the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Schemes. Intervention programmes are part of the curriculum offer in order actively promotes to support and develop language and life skills.

 

Thank you, and God bless you for all the work you have done with my son. It feels like I have my son back.

 

Latest News

New School Build Update

Work is progressing at pace on The Skills Hub’s brand new school. A number of rooms and teaching spaces are beginning to take shape, including the sports hall and music rooms. The roof of the building will act as the …

Read more

AS Creative

Our first STEM week was held from the 14th of June until the 18th of June. During this week, we were able to organise two workshops and plenty of classroom activities. Some of these students had never experienced STEM week …

Read more

Jack Petchey Awards 2021

This event was held on Monday 14th June at 7pm. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the event was online via a video link. Past student winners were honored at the event with a summary given of the reasons for their nomination. …

Read more

TSH v AFC Wandsworth – Football Match

On Tuesday the 15th of June, The Skills Hub football team went to south London to play against AFC Wandsworth in a friendly game. This was our first ever game playing together so it was exciting to see how it …

Read more