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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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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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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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Success for VEC at the Lord Taverner’s County Boccia Championship

Last Friday four teams travelled from VEC to the QE school in Wimborne to compete in the Dorset School Games, Lord Taverner’s County Boccia Championship. This is a huge competition with thirty teams participating. All our teams produced some excellent attacking and defensive play and were victorious in a number of games. Overall the standard […]

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Dorset Boccia Inclusion League Fixture

Yesterday we hosted another round of competitive Boccia matches in the Dorset Boccia Inclusion League. Teams from Winchelsea, Longfleet, St Joseph’s, Allenbourn and Oakdale Schools took part. The Inclusion League, which was set up in conjunction with AFC Bournemouth, enables our students to compete with their peers from mainstream schools in a fun but competitive […]

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FoVEC Powerchair Football Festival

FoVEC would like to thank Jason Ganner and Martin Cook for their time in organising the powerchair football event on Sunday. It was a four-team, friendly Sponsor’s Cup competition with teams comprised of partners of the school and a Victoria Education All Stars Team. It really was a brilliant day and we want to offer our […]

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VCBC’s National Boccia Day Film

We recently celebrated National Boccia Day which was also the 35th anniversary of Boccia becoming a Paralympic sport. To mark the event Boccia England held a competition inviting entrants to produce a video highlighting the inclusivity and adaptability of the sport. The Victoria Community Boccia Club, whom we host at Victoria, produced this fun entry. […]

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