Link Association Summer Fair – Saturday 29th June – 12.00pm-3.00pm.   

We hope you are able to come along and join in the fun at our annual largest fundraiser.

Fundraising

Please Join Us to raise funds for The Link Primary School

With the support of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, The Link Primary School is fundraising to create more opportunities for our students. Please join us.

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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 800 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 nine 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.

Fundraising will be undertaken through a partnership of both the College and Trust charities under the OHC&AT umbrella. Fundraising materials will clearly state what the funds will be used for and the beneficiaries of the project.

The code of fundraising practice will be followed https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk/5-0-fundraising-communications-and-techniques/

 

We cannot thank you enough for all the time and effort you have put into our son. You are amazing and we appreciate everything you have done for us as a family.

Parent – 2018

Latest News

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We received some wonderful news this week about one of our former pupils. Mark graduated with First Class Honours in Maths with Statistics. Catherine and Neil, his parents contacted us to say a big thank you for the very good …

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This year’s sports day was a firm hit with pupils. They enjoyed fun runs, skittles and lots of outdoor activities. Both sessions – morning and afternoon were well attended by parents and supporters, ensuring that the pupils were cheered on …

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Leavers’ Assembly

Our Leavers’ Assembly was, as always, very poignant this year.  Many of the pupils who are moving onto their secondary schools have been with us for many years and as their memories and happy times were shared in the assembly, …

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Mother’s Day Celebration

What a wonderful celebration of our Mums, Nan’s and Aunties. I do hope that those of you were able to join us enjoyed the event that the pupils prepared. The skills that were bought to the fore organising this event …

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