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), a family of specialist education providers for over 1000 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 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 15 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

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

Afternoon Tea for Jubilee

Ahead of the half term break, we celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with afternoon tea in the playground for all pupils and their families. On Thursday 26th May the lower school hung out the bunting and enjoyed a celebratory picnic …

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Students from Saturn Class enjoyed day trip to Central London

The group started with a visit to the Waterloo and Southbank area and had a look at the London Eye and took some pictures of Big Ben. They had fun smiling at the Horse Guards and then had lunch at …

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If you’re looking for information and direction pre or post diagnosis, are facing daily challenges,  or approaching significant transition points, The Autism Show can help you. The Autism Show is the national event for autism and is run in association …

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Pizza Puds & Tech Time

On Thursday 28th April we held the second of our Sibling events ‘Pizza, Puds & Tech time’. Fourteen siblings attended this event and enjoyed an afternoon of Tech based activities including our VR headsets, which were a big hit, followed by …

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