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About Vocational

The Vocational Centre is co-located with Nightingale Community Academy and has access to fanatastic vocational facilities including the farm and allotment, industry kitchen, mechanical workshop and hairdressing salon. The Centre currently accommodates 20 students aged 16+.

Our students and staff enjoy being part of the local community and students are supported in work opportunities with many local businesses and community groups including Tooting Leisure Centre, Cannons Leisure Centre, YMCA Wimbledon, Baked Bean Company, Wandsworth Learning Difficulties Network, Wandsworth Health Watch, Project Search and Thrive Battersea Park

 

What’s happening at our Centre this term?

Westminster Abbey concert event

Taster courses at the Thrive project to prepare students with transition

Taster courses at the Baked Bean Company to prepare students with transition

Year 1 and 2 learner awards

Year 3 award ceremony

Students attending YMCA multisport sessions

Parent and carer Coffee morning at Lomond

ICT/media workshops, making a film for the film festival

Makaton Monday workshops led by speech and language therapy

 

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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.
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We were so excited to be part of Carshalton Artists Open Studios, better known as CAOS, on Saturday 30th June. Based outside The Corner Gallery, we set up a gallery displaying students’ beautiful paintings alongside short descriptions of the unique …

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Big thanks to Waitrose in Ruislip!

Orchard Hill College were recently chosen to participate in the green token scheme at Waitrose, this helped us to raise a total of £190, which will go to our students in Hillingdon who are working on numerous different enterprise schemes. …

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