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About VPC

The Vocational Progression Centre (VPC) is for students aged 16+ and can accommodate between 40-50 students. The centre has strong links with the community and students at this centre regularly access two working allotments.

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 Carshalton College, Eco-local, Zest Dance, Westcroft, Nickel Support, Riverside Cafe, Sutton Commu­nity Farm, Sainsbury’s, Wallington Library, Brook Cafe, Mitcham Library, British Heart Foundation, David Bright Real Estate, Wallington Crusader Hall and Westbourne School.

 

What’s happening at our Centre this term?

Natspec Games Football tournament

Parent and carer coffee morning

World cup wider world sessions

Games lunch time club run by John Weir

Dance class at Bedzed run by In Unity

Tennis Sutton Mencap

OHC football team

Speak up Sutton

Sutton Community Police Visit

London Ambulance Paramedics visit

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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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Latest News

Harry’s Pathway to Success

Congratulations to Harry at VPC who has been offered a Level 2 Business Administration Apprenticeship at St. George’s hospital starting in September. Harry has always been interested in working for the NHS and worked hard with his job coach, Denise, to make …

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Absolute CAOS in Carshalton!

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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Making Dreams come true at National Express!

Richard has always had a great interest in the National Express, in his spare time he likes to go on trips all over the city and loves spending time on the buses. His lecturer at Lomond House saw this passion …

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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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