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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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Lords Taverners Table Cricket Championships 2020

There’s been some high drama in today’s Lords Taverners Table Cricket Championships, with the result going right down to the last wire! Victoria played a blinder in the three heat games, beating Beaucroft ‘A’, Allenbourne and Beaucroft ‘B’. Victoria then met a strong Winchelsea team in a thrilling final which ended on a 264 to […]

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The return of Step Into Sport

Our students were in sporting action today as five schools joined us for a sitting volleyball tournament. St Joseph’s, Allenbourn, Longfleet, Winchelsea and Oakdale all produced some fine competitive play in this fun and inclusive sport, ensuring maximum participation. Special thanks to Hannah Powis and the brilliant AFC Bournemouth community team who presided over the […]

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RNLI presentation keeps VEC students safe on the water

Water safety is very important to us and during swimming lessons our students are made aware of the risks involved. To reinforce this, two classes are working towards their RNLI safety certificate and as part of this process a presentation was held last week by guest speaker David Richmond-Coggan from the RNLI. David gave a […]

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Step into Sport Festival 2 at VEC

It was straight into sporting action yesterday as we hosted the second ‘Step into Sport’ festival. The day’s guests were Lychett, St Joseph’s, Broadstone, Bishop Aldhelm’s, Linwood and Epiphany Schools. Students from our Arne class also participated in a round-robin of inclusive sports and games including pollybat and boccia golf. A great afternoon of sport. […]

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