Post 16

Post 16 follows a life skills based curriculum which provides students with opportunities to build independence, confidence and also consolidate skills they have learnt in KS3 and KS4 with a focus on using these in everyday situations. As part of the curriculum students are offered the opportunity to take part in work experience in the local community or within the school. Subject areas offered to students at Post 16 include English (reading, writing, speaking & listening), Maths, household skills, leisure activities, community visits, PSE/RSE, PE, creative arts, gardening for pleasure, ‘Team Tuffnell’ and IT. For full details of the subject areas please see the below link for information on the curriculum and aims of the study.

Post 16 Curriculum

Students develop very high levels of positive behaviour and feel extremely safe. They are very considerate, very respectful and caring of others and highly positive about learning.

– Ofsted report

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Christmas in the Community

The annual Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (OHCAT) Christmas in the Community celebration was off to a cracking start yesterday! The event is held at each regional hub and gives students and pupils across OHCAT the opportunity to join together …

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Our partnership with Hampton Court Palace

Our pupils have been enjoying visits to Hampton Court Palace for some time now, and teacher Mr Mears spoke to UK Ed Chat about the benefits of partnership working with such an historic place, explaining how “a step back in …

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The Great River Race – we made it!

Saturday 8th September saw a crew of staff members from St Philip’s School take part in the Great River Race.  The event starts in Greenwich and heads upstream for 22 miles, finishing in Richmond upon Thames.  This was the first …

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We’re taking part in The Great River Race!

A group of rowers from the school’s staff team is gearing up to take on The Great River Race on Saturday 8th September. The Great River Race is dubbed “London’s River Marathon”; a 21.6 mile spectacular boat race up the River Thames, with …

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