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Victoria’s London Marathon Fortnight

Yesterday saw the start of Victoria’s London Marathon fortnight. The Marathon was due to be held in April but was postponed and is now taking place on 4th October. Over the next two weeks we will be celebrating this annual race and the aim is for our students to each complete 2.6 miles distance. We […]

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The Great British Week of Sport – Day 5

Friday was the last day of The Great British Week of Sport, and it saw us also celebrating National Boccia Day (A little early as it was actually on Sunday). Boccia is a firm favourite at Victoria because of its inclusivity and also because it’s a great team game and fun to play. As well […]

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The Great British Week of Sport – Day 4

Thursday was Day Four of The Great British Week of Sport and our younger students were exploring sport through play. No fixed activities means that the students can explore the equipment in their own time and participate at their own level. To enable PE to be accessible for all of our students many activities and […]

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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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