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Farewell to Carmen

Over the past 12 months we’ve had many visits from Carmen the trainee assistance dog with her puppy parent Graham Elliott from Canine Partners. Their assistance dogs are trained to meet the needs of individuals with even the most complex physical disabilities. They currently help adults aged 18 and over (both civilians and former service […]

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Chris Jarvis at VEC

We were delighted to be welcome TV personality Chris Jarvis this afternoon. Chris is a supporter of VEC and came in for a Q and A session with the students. Chris has worked in BBC TV for 25 years, specialising in programming and presenting exciting children’s entertainment. He answered questions about working in the creative […]

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Home Grown Lunches

The eco school committee have organised a VEC Home-Grown lunch this year. Each class has been working hard to keep their plants watered in order to grow fruit, herbs or vegetables. Stewart Fitt cooked lunch on Wednesday 18th July, incorporating all the home grown ingredients we have produced. Yesterday, we gathered together to present Stewart […]

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Congratulations to Daniella

Well done to Rainbow student Nathan’s sister Daniella who braved 200 students at her school to give a presentation on the issues faced by her Brother and his special adventures and in so doing raising awareness of disability issues with her peers. We are all very proud of you at Victoria Daniella, good work.

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Lower School Sports Day 2018

Our lower school students in Classes JW and Explorers took part in their own mini version of sports day this afternoon. The students had just as much fun as their upper school friends, participating in non- competitive games. Just as things were beginning to look too sensible the water came out for some splashing fun […]

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School Games Mark – Gold Award

We are delighted to share the news that we have achieved School Games Mark – Gold award! The School Games Mark is a Government led awards scheme designed to reward schools for their commitment to the development of PE, school sport clubs and competitions across their school and into the community. The scheme is administered […]

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Sports Day 2018 – Afternoon Update

Things were hotting up this afternoon on and off the pitch at our 2018 sports day event but the games were decidedly water based so everyone kept cool. After much deliberation and point checking by our judges the results were announced. This year’s fancy dress trophy was awarded to Class KW with their Cluedo themed […]

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Sports Day 2018

Sports Day 2018 started this morning in a riot of colour as our class teams took to the sports pitch for the fancy dress parade. The theme this year is classic board games and our class teams have gone above and beyond to produce some stunning fancy dress. It was a hard task for judges […]

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Another generous donation

We welcomed Ron and Patricia Painter to Victoria today for a presentation of £100 to our Canopy Appeal. The money was raised through entry fees at this year’s Bankes Charity Cup tournament which takes place at the end of the local football season. At the end of the tournament there is a vote to choose […]

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Boccia England Coach of the Year 2018

Huge congratulations to Martin Cook our Senior Physical Activities Assistant on winning Boccia England’s Coach of the Year Award 2018. Martin collected the award on Monday at a ceremony in Plymouth. Martin is passionate about providing sporting opportunities for our students and this award is richly deserved. The award was given as part of Boccia […]

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