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Our Team

Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust benefits from staff, leaders and associates with expertise and experience both in specialist and in mainstream education, from early years through to further education.

Below is the executive senior leadership team for OHC&AT

John Prior, Chief Executive Officer

Laurie Cornwell, Executive Head, Quality & Learning Support/Deputy CEO

Corrina Jenkins, Executive Director, Finance

Kelly Phillips, Principal, Orchard Hill College

Janet Sherborne, Executive Director, Services

Business Interests declared by members of executive senior leadership team: 

John Prior

  • Spouse is a headteacher of a maintained special school in Surrey;
  • Sister is Head of Governance in OHC&AT
  • Brother-in-Law is the Health & Safety Advisor for OHC&AT.

Laurie Cornwell: None.

Corrina Jenkins

  • Close friend of Head of Payroll & Pensions, OHC&AT
  • Close friend of Payroll Manager, OHC&AT.

Kelly Phillips: None.

Janet Sherborne: None.





This is a very exciting and pivotal moment in the lives of St Dominic’s, Brantridge and Grafham Grange schools.  Academy conversion under the sponsorship of Orchard Hill College Academy Trust will help secure their futures and, no doubt, lead to better outcomes for pupils and students, families and carers, staff and all stakeholders.

Ken Cowdery, Chair of Governors

Latest News

Carew Academy is Outstanding

Students, staff and families at Carew Academy are celebrating the result of their Ofsted inspection, in which the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ in all categories. Carew Academy is a special academy for students aged 7-19 with a wide range of ability levels …

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Rugby Legend Interview

As part of her work experience with Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust’s (OHC&AT) Digital School, student, Katrina had the opportunity to interview Harlequin’s rugby legend, Mark Lambert at their home ground the Stoop in Twickenham. Mark plays loosehead prop …

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Orchard Hill College continues to be Outstanding!

Orchard Hill College are delighted to announce that following an Ofsted inspection in November 2019 they continue to be ‘Outstanding’! The college was graded ‘Outstanding’ in all four judgement areas. The report stated; “Since the previous inspection governors, leaders, managers …

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Consultation on the proposal to close residential provision and increase capacity for day pupils

Chart Wood School is consulting on the proposal to close its residential care provision as of July 2020 and to increase the capacity of the school from 105 to 120 place for day pupils from September 2020. Please click here …

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