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Equality & Diversity

Orchard Hill College is committed to creating an inclusive environment, where people are treated with dignity and respect and where we anticipate and respond positively to different needs and circumstances so that everyone can achieve their potential.

We are committed to promoting and advancing equality of opportunity, not only because it is an important part of our mission, vision and values, but also because by attracting and retaining the most diverse range of students, staff and partners, we will ensure the College’s future success.

We believe that everyone has the right to be treated fairly and without discrimination, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, circumstances or background.

We will consult and involve the College community in our decision making and use a number of forums including student Council, Parent Coffee meetings and staff meetings

Please click the links to access our Equality and Diversity Policy and Equality Objectives

Equality and Diversity Policy

Equality Objectives – to follow

Outcomes for learners are outstanding, teaching, learning and assessment are excellent and the extremely diverse programmes that meet learners’ individual needs, interests and aspirations, prepare them very well for life after College.
Ofsted Report

Latest News

Down Syndrome Awareness Day

To help raise awareness for World Down’s syndrome day, students and staff at Wyvern House, Hillingdon all came in with their odd socks (and plenty of spare odd socks so everyone could join in the fun!) Odd socks were chosen …

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Coffee Morning and Enterprise for Mother’s Day

This term saw the introduction of coffee mornings in each of our regional hubs. The informal events provide an opportunity for students, parents and carers to engage with staff and talk through the transition process. College students enjoyed getting involved …

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Kane impresses staff at All Saints church

This term, BedZed student Kane started his work experience at All Saints church in Mitcham. Staff observed that he was very focused and able to carry out a variety of jobs. Kane’s hard work demonstrated his ability to following instructions, …

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Supermarket Work Experience

Beaconsfield student Nasir has begun work at Sainsbury’s in Kingston. He is currently gaining valuable work experience and is growing in confidence and acquiring some great inpendence skills. Nasir stacks the shelves and makes sure they are full and well …

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