We are delighted to announce our Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ December 2018

 

Fundraising

Please Join Us to raise funds for Bedelsford School

With the support of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, Bedelsford School 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.

The school is truly ‘outstanding’ indeed and we don’t mean just in the sense of how Ofsted have classified it.

Parent of Year 7 child

Latest News

Post Office Donation

We were delighted to welcome Sir Ed Davey MP and Sheila and Gian from the Post Office to our school to present a cheque for over £18000 raised by the Post Office. Gian is the Uncle of one of our …

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We’re Outstanding!

We’re delighted to announce that following our Ofsted inspection in December we continue to be Outstanding! The report found: “You and your team have extremely high aspirations for your pupils and you lead a truly inspirational school.” “Maximum use is …

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Christmas in the Community

The annual Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) Christmas in the Community celebration was off to a cracking start as we took to Kingston Christmas Market on Wednesday! The event is held at each regional hub and gives students and …

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Twelfth Night

After the huge success of our performance of A Midsummer Nights Dream in last year’s Shakespeare for Schools Festival, Bedelsford’s students were delighted to return to the Rose Theatre with their own version of Twelfth Night.  On Monday 19th November …

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