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The Great British Week of Sport – Day 3

Yesterday was National Fitness Day and in PE sessions our students were given a choice of activities to participate in. After lockdown our focus in PE has been to reintroduce our students to activity sessions and to help them re-establish friendships and team working. Wiggles and stretches all count to being active and class Corfe […]

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The Great British Week of Sport – Day 2

It’s ‘The Great British Week of Sport’ and today’s message is the unifying power of sport and outdoor activity. Arne class played some team boccia this morning, working really well together, while Lulworth class took part in some sport specific sensory PE sessions in the sports hall (George and Mia both scored some great goals!) […]

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The Great British Week of Sport – Day One

Yesterday was Mindful Monday in ‘The Great British Week of Sport’ and in our PE sessions we have been using music, boccia and table top games to get our students in the right frame of mind for the working week. Green Island class started the day with some gentle aerobic activities and it was also […]

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The Great British Week of Sport

The inaugural Great British week of Sport kicked off on Saturday and we are delighted to be participating in this event. We are looking forward to showcasing our students being active whilst participating in sport. The Great British Week of Sport highlights the benefits of an active lifestyle, promoting and celebrating physical activity and sport […]

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Another fantastic sporting suggestion from Simon

Our PE Teacher, Simon Higgins, has posted another excellent video on his inclusive multi-sports channel. Some of our students have been really enjoying the Sock Boccia game! This time it’s a spin-off from table cricket…

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Sport with Mr Higgins – Activity 2

Introducing Mr Higgins’s second video aimed at keeping our students active at home. Aim for a target. A fun inclusive game for all abilities!

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Indoor Sports ideas from Mr Higgins

Mr Higgins, our Head of PE, has posted a brilliant idea for an inclusive indoor version of Boccia. No need for all the paraphernalia of the official game, you can use some easily accessible bits and pieces. A great activity for all abilities! Watch this space for more from Simon.

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VEC does Sport Relief 2020

Friday was Sport Relief Day and the sun shone down on our efforts as our Mega Mile challenge got underway at 9.30. After a briefing on the course from Simon Higgins, the students started their four laps to complete the mile. Some walked, some were in their chairs, walkers and bikes but ALL of them […]

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Sport Relief 2020

Tomorrow is Sport Relief Day and our staff and students will join thousands of schools across the nation in kick-starting their mega mile challenge for Sport Relief. The mega mile challenge will kick-off at 9.30am and will be led by Simon Higgins, Head of PE. The students and staff are being encouraged to come to […]

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Class Arne’s tour of AFC Bournemouth

Class Arne enjoyed a visit to AFC Bournemouth’s Vitality stadium yesterday as part of their Football Leaders Course. Over the previous weeks they have been working towards their certification by working on the skills required to coach a football session, qualities that make a confident referee (VAR was discussed) and equipment required to run a […]

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