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Fundraising

Orchard Hill College is fundraising to create more opportunities for our students. Please join us!

Supporting us can make such a difference.

With your support, Orchard Hill College is able to help more young people with a range of special education needs. Whether it is helping them to have access to modern therapy and teaching facilities or more equipment and resources, your help is crucial for us.

The student fees that we receive from Local Authorities pay only for the day to day provision of our core services. To expand our provision, build or refurbish and modernise our teaching and therapy facilities, we rely on grants, donations and philanthropic income. Your support will enable us to maintain and improve on what we have achieved so far and build the future for more young people with special education needs.

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How to get involved

There are a number of ways we can work together, from choosing Orchard Hill College as your charity of choice and donating a few pounds each month to becoming a corporate partner or support us by fundraising.

Choose Orchard Hill College as your charity of choice and make a real difference
The pupils and students at Orchard Hill College will really benefit from your support, giving today will give them the best chance to achieve their ambitions and have a brighter future.

Corporate Partnership Sponsorship opportunities
Sponsor one of our exciting events like our “Annual Student Awards” or our external magazine “Include” and increase your brand awareness, improve your brand reputation, access new audiences, benefit from PR coverage and support a great cause.

Sponsor our pioneering Digital School the student driven project that develops innovative and engaging digital resources so that our students can engage with the local community.

Fundraising

It’s easy than you think to fundraise, play to your strengths. If you are sporty, you can walk, run, cycle, run or dance your way to raising a few pounds for a great cause. If you want to have a bit of fun there are plenty of wacky ways to get involved too.

Sporting Fundraising
If you are a keen athlete, or just need an incentive to get fit, take part in a 1k, 5k, 10k half marathon or go the full 26 miles and run for Orchard Hill College or Cycle London to Brighton…..

FUNdraising
If all things energetic isn’t your thing, perhaps you could be brave and shave! Get family, friends and colleagues to sponsor you to shave your head, beard or even chest.

Ready, steady BAKE! –  Pop on your apron, preheat the oven…ready, steady bake to raise funds for OHC.  Whether you choose to bake your signature lemon drizzle cake, chocolate muffins or scrumptious cookies your support would be hugely appreciated and would make a huge difference to our pupils and students.

Local Schools Fundraising
If you are choosing your Charity of the Year, we would really appreciate you supporting Orchard Hill College. You could make a huge difference to our pupils and students by giving them the best chance to fulfil their ambitions and have a brighter future.

Philanthropy
Becoming a major donor to Orchard Hill College offers a truly rewarding opportunity to impact on the lives of young people with special education needs.  Get in touch to find out more by emailing enquiries@orchardhill.ac.uk, or calling 0345 402 0453.

Charitable status and approach to Fundraising
Orchard Hill College is a registered charity with a registered charity number. 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/5-0-fundraising-communications-and-techniques/

Our Supporters
Our supporters range from individuals who have been touched by the impact OHC&AT has had on our pupils and students, to philanthropists who are inspired by our work and understand the importance of providing opportunities particularly to children and young adults with special educational needs or who experience other barriers to learning. They share our belief that all young people deserve to leave education confident that they have developed the skills they need to achieve their ambitions.

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

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