Orchard Hill College of Further Education A GSG School
- Orchard Hill College of Further Education
Old Town Hall
- Head: Mr Ashley Jordan-Diaper
- T 020 8254 7820
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.orchardhill.ac.uk
- A independent specialist college for pupils aged from 16 to 25 with learning difficulties/disabilities, autism, behavioural challenges, physical disabilities and sensory impairment.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Sutton
- Pupils: 350
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Students gain greatly in self-esteem, communication and confidence. Their life and educational skills improve vastly, with the majority of them moving on into the workplace and some to independent living. The college really stands out for its work in the wider community and the links it has made to enable all the young people to get a tremendous social and extracurricular life. A remarkable place delivering remarkable outcomes...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Head of college
Since 2015, Ashley Jordan-Diaper BA MA PGCE. Ashley has over 20 years of experience of teaching in specialist education; he has worked with SEN learners at a variety of schools and colleges. A personable and articulate man with lots of energy, commitment and a pioneering spirit ideally suited to the college. Parents, students and staff have all given excellent feedback: utterly wonderful and a great leader, a group of parents told us. Others highlighted his continued openness, care and support to improve the college. He also works at Chelsea football club on match days and has been coaching at the club’s foundation disability project. In his spare time he enjoys entertaining party-goers playing music with his band. He lives in Thames Ditton with his wife, a social worker, and two daughters, one...