We will be without water again due to works by Thames Water on the afternoon of Monday 4th July so students will be leaving at 12.15pm after an early lunch.

Fundraising

Please Join Us to raise funds for Grafham Grange School!

With the support of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, Grafham Grange is fundraising to create more opportunities for our students. Please join us!

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 1500 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 15 special schools across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire.

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.

The code of fundraising practice will be followed https://www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk/

 

The School has gone above and beyond in helping my son

Parent of Year 11 student

Latest News

We have lift off!

Last week saw the biggest, most exciting and awe inspiring science practical in the history of our school. It all started with science teacher, and former NASA employee, Mr Parmentier wanting students to be enthusiastic, motivated and engaged in science, …

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Parent Forum

Parents and carers were invited to their first Parent Forum under the new Principalship of Robin Bertrand. Mr Bertrand set out his vision for the school including a new set of values and school mission which were created collaboratively by …

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Bats at Grafham Grange

Back in April 2021, Natalie Evans, Senior Consultant at Arbtech Consulting Ltd visited our school to carry out an initial assessment of the lofts where she discovered a significant colony of bats roosting. So that she could investigate how many bats were …

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Inclusive School Football League

On Thursday 3 March, Grafham Grange travelled to Fulham FC training ground in New Malden to compete in the KS3 Inclusive School Football League. The team played incredibly well beating Sunnydown 3-2, drawing to Nightingale Academy 3-3 and narrowing losing …

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