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Orchard Hill College

Orchard Hill College is an Outstanding specialist college offering life-changing learning opportunities to students.
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Address:

Orchard Hill College
Copthall House, 9 The Pavement,
Grove Road
Sutton
Surrey
SM1 1DA

Satellites

  • Orchard Hill College - VPC
    Carshalton College Campus
    Nightingale Road
    Carshalton
    Surrey
    SM5 2EJ
  • Orchard Hill College - Vocational Centre
    Nightingale Community Academy
    Beechcroft Road
    Wandsworth
    SW17 7DF
  • Orchard Hill College - Robin Hood Centre
    Robin Hood Lane
    Sutton
    Surrey
    SM1 2SW
  • Orchard Hill College - Park View Centre
    Park Road
    Uxbridge
    Middlesex
    UB8 1NP
  • Orchard Hill College - Old Town Hall
    Woodcote Road
    Wallington
    Surrey
    SM6 0NB
  • Orchard Hill College - Lomond House
    50 Lomond House
    Camberwell Green
    London
    SE5 7AL
  • Orchard Hill College - Garratt House
    1A Garratt Close
    Beddington
    Surrey
    CR0 4PW
  • Orchard Hill College - Camberwell Road
    292 & 294 Camberwell Road
    London
    SE5 0DL
  • Orchard Hill College - Beaconsfield Centre
    17 Beaconsfield Road
    New Malden
    Surrey
    KT3 3HY
  • Course Length (weeks):
    36
  • Residential or Day:
    Day
  • Start Time:
    Varies depending on course
  • Maximum Number of Students:
    400
  • Age Range:
    16 – 25

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General Description

Orchard Hill College is an Outstanding specialist College offering life-changing learning opportunities to young people and adults. There are nine vibrant College centres across London and Surrey where committed, specialist teams deliver a range of programmes to meet the needs of the students.

Students who study with us have a wide range of needs including:

  • Profound and multiple learning disabilities
  • Moderate learning difficulties
  • Physical and sensory impairments
  • Mental health and/or emotional difficulties
  • Communication and behavioural difficulties
  • Social and communication disorders e.g. Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Specific medical needs

Catchment Area

The College has nine centres across London and Surrey.

Curriculum

Programmes are designed to support and empower each student to achieve their aspirations and goals, whilst developing skills to become more independent members of their community. Students can choose from a number of programmes according to which suits them best:

  • Skills for Work and Living 
  • Foundation Skills for Life 
  • WorkStart: Pathway to Employment 
  • WorkStart: Preparation for Employment
  • WorkStart: Short Courses 
  • WorkStart: Supported Internships - we offer the below courses with our partners: 
    • Supported Internship Achieving for Children, Kingston
    • DFN Project Search Supported Internship with London Borough of Lambeth
    • DFN Project Search Supported Internship; Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals
    • DFN Project Search Supported Internship; The Hillingdon Hospitals
    • DFN Project Search Supported Internship with London Borough of Hillingdon

Specialist Facilities

To ensure students have the right support when taking part in our programmes, the college has the following specialist teams:

  • Nurses and Health Assistants
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Creative Arts Therapists
  • Job Coaches

Other Information

You can find out more about our WorkStart courses at: http://workstart.me.uk/

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Students on Motor Mechanics vocational course
Student welcoming visitors on reception during her work experience
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