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Fantastic sporting opportunities in our local area

Our Head of Sport, Simon Higgins, wants to draw your attention to the following coaching sessions that are happening in the local area soon. Bournemouth Lions Wheelchair Rugby and AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust are fantastic local ambassadors for Disability Sport, so if you’re a budding para-sportsperson, why not give these great opportunities a try..?

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Another fantastic AFC Bournemouth session at VEC

Students from class Arne had a lot of fun this afternoon with the brilliant AFC Bournemouth Community team, as their leadership sessions continue. Today the focus was on how to plan sessions and which skills you will need to run them. Tactics, decision making and communication are all key areas.

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VIBE welcomes Jamie Riding

We would like to say a big Victoria thank you to the talented Jamie Riding who popped in this morning for an interview on VIBE radio as part of our student’s Arts Award course. Jamie is a young actor, voice over artist and performer who has Autism and has just finished a busy run in […]

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AFC Bournemouth visit the students of VEC

The AFC Bournemouth Community team joined us today for the start of regular coaching sessions for our Class Arne students. The visits are tied into the sports leadership level 1 course which they are currently studying. The course is designed to use sport and physical activity to help young people develop and hone their leadership […]

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Bamboozle return to VEC

Our students have been enchanted today by the wonderful Bamboozle Theatre Company who brought their new production ‘Makara & the Mountain Dragon’ to Victoria. The production is an intimate sensory story which uses music, song, lighting, puppetry and effects to tell the story of a land where dragons and magic are more than myths. We […]

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Toys for Joy at Livability Victoria Education Centre

Every child deserves a new toy at Christmas. This year we are raising money to replace our current range of specialist toys which have been so loved they are worn out! We would like to provide our amazing students with shiny, new and exciting toys to play with and learn from. As well as being […]

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VEC Christmas Party 2019

It was Christmas party day yesterday and we all had a really fun afternoon of festive activities. The fun kicked off with the fabulous sounds of Swing Unlimited Community Band led by Pat Peiro. The band played a mix of standards and Christmas music which the staff and students really enjoyed and there was even […]

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A generous donation to our Duke of Edinburgh students

We were delighted to welcome Penny Ross to Victoria today when she popped in to present Senior PE Assistant Alison Dougal with a cheque for £2000. Penny presented the cheque on behalf of the Louis Ross Foundation, which was established in memory of her son who was tragically killed in 2015. The foundation’s aim is […]

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Step Into Sport!

Today we played host to The Youth Sport Trust’s ‘Step into Sport’ Event. These events focus on the development of leadership skills in SEND and non-SEND young people. During a busy day of activities, the young people develop the communication and organisational skills vital to improving their ability to lead in sport. They learn specific […]

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A generous donation from Fred Olsen Travel

On Thursday, we were very pleased to welcome Angela and Nicole from Fred Olsen Travel Westbourne who came in to present us with a cheque for £492. The money was raised at a recent charity quiz night which was held here. It was a really fun night and we had enough teams to fill 11 […]

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