School closed on 2nd & 3rd September for Staff INSET Days
Families Day on 4th September from 11am – 1pm
Fresher’s Fair on 6th September

Fundraising

Please Join Us to raise funds for The Skills Hub!

With the support of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, The Skills Hub is fundraising to create more opportunities for our students. Please join us!

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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 800 pupils and students aged from two to 24 years of age across London, Surrey and Sussex.

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 six college centres across London. 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 nine special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex.

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 OHC and 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.

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

Paddington Trip

The Paddington trip was part of the school’s curriculum trips and it was sensational. Our Maths teacher said “students behaviour was very commendable exemplifying our school values and ethos outside the school. They have shown they can apply what they …

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Summer Fayre

Last week, The Skills Hub and Young People’s Academy had their annual Summer Fayre. Although it was a little cloudy in the morning, we had beautiful sunshine for the afternoon and we managed to miss the rain! We had a …

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Year 11 Pride Awards, BBQ and Roller Disco

On Friday we held a Year 11 Class of 2019 Leavers Event. Which included the Pride Awards Assembly, BBQ and Roller Disco. The weather was on our side and we had a great turnout from family and friends. Courtney was …

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Students raise £1000 for new Motor Mechanics equipment

The Skills Hubs Motor Mechanics Workshop at West Drayton Young People’s Centre (WDYPC) is a safe place for many vulnerable young people in the local community and gives them an opportunity to learn and gain Institute of Motor Industry (IMI) …

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