Fundraising

Please Join Us to raise funds for Dysart School

With the support of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust, Dysart School 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).

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 eight 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 14 special schools across London, Berkshire, 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

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.

 

You are rightly proud of your work around pupil wellbeing, and ensuring pupils are ready for learning.  This has enabled you to establish a calm and purposeful learning environment for pupils with considerable needs.

Ofsted 2018

Latest News

MP Ed Davey Christmas Card Competition

We’re extremely proud of our children who have placed 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the Under 19s SEN Category. We also had three of our children place in the highly commended category for Under 19s SEN. Well done to Safwaan, …

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Festive Sibling Event

We were so pleased to have so many siblings join us for our event on the 30th November where they could enjoy decorating gingerbread, making hot chocolate, playing games and also trying out the VR headsets! We hope everyone who …

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RSE Offering – Consultation

We are currently in the process of reviewing our RSE offering at Dysart School. This has been shared with governors, parents and staff and will be under consultation until 2nd December 2022. Once approved and agreed our updated RSE offering …

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A Successful Swap Shop

At the start of the year the Dysart Champions were looking for ways to support our parents and carers. We’d received lots of donations of uniform from parents at the end of term which sparked the idea of a swap …

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