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GCSE Results Day will be held at our sister school The Skills Hub, Providence Road, UB7 8HJ on 20th August from 10am – 1pm. Please collect your results from there.

Families Day will be held on 3rd and 4th September from 9.30am, by appointment only. Normal school resumes from 7th September.

Please send all consultations and referrals to the admissions email address- admissions@yphub.org

Fundraising

Please Join Us to raise funds for the Young People’s Academy!

With the support of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, the Young People’s Academy is fundraising to create more opportunities for our students. 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 1500 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 14 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 code of fundraising practice will be followed https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk/

 

YPA has a good understanding and built a rapport with my son. He has been happy and well cared for to the point where he has met his full potential and thrived. The right balance and structure has provided for my son’s complex needs. Thank you for your continuous support.  Parent

Latest News

Year 11 leavers 2020

On Wednesday 8th July YPA held a socially distant leavers lunch for year 11 followed by a presentation of their records of achievement to take forward on the next leg of their journeys. All staff and students had a thoroughly …

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YPA Art and Social Distancing

YPA has come up with a novel way to help young people keep socially distant whilst queuing up for lunch. A series of figures have been painted on the walls by students with the help of Art teacher Mr Sugden, …

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“PrideSearch” the school mural at YPA

The key aim of this project is to support student’s mental health and well-being as well as help them to re-engage positively with their learning and the school environment after the extended break due to Covid 19.  This project is …

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New Head of School Appointed

Young People’s Academy has appointed a new Head of School. Mr Robin Ford said “I’m delighted to take up the position of Head of School at Young People’s Academy. I have worked in a number of roles in special education, children’s …

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