Green fingers in the Hillingdon community

Our WorkStart students have been settling in to their courses, securing work placements and making excellent progress on their accreditations. One student, Jack, has his sights set on a career in gardening and he’s already on the path to success!

Healing Gardens provides gardening services to residents of Hillingdon who have disabilities or long term health problems. The organisation allows vulnerable residents to have safe access to their gardens so they are able to enjoy them once more. Jack is enjoying his placement with the Healing Gardens team and has thrown himself in, using his initiative and tackling any job sent his way with enthusiasm.

This is just the start of Jack’s journey and he’s already made such a great impression and set the foundations for a positive future in horticulture. Well done, Jack!

Healing Gardens is looking to recruit new members; for further information please contact Dhush Selvarajah on 07718 043 080 or email

Groundwork Hillingdon

Outcomes for learners are outstanding, teaching, learning and assessment are excellent and the extremely diverse programmes that meet learners’ individual needs, interests and aspirations, prepare them very well for life after College.
Ofsted Report

Latest Blogs

Amazing work at the stables!

One of our students, Nekiba, has been doing a work placement at Ebony Stables and what a difference staff have seen her in the time that she has been there. Nekiba didn’t get too close to the horses when she …

Read more

Celebrating Mother’s Day

Jordan, a WorkStart student who works at Croydon Vision was at the centre when staff put on a Prosecco lunch for Mother’s Day. He spent the morning handing out flowers to the members. We are so proud of the great …

Read more

Taster days coming up!

Looking to develop your work and career prospects with a supported internship at the London Borough of Hillingdon? Then we have the programme for you. Places available for September 2022 The London Borough of Hillingdon in partnership with Orchard Hill …

Read more

ProjectSearch students gain employment!

Three of our students from last year have gained jobs in the Technical Administration Team at the Civic Centre in Hillingdon. We couldn’t be prouder of them all for the hard work and dedication they put into their course and …

Read more