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Winds Of Change

We had a real musical treat on the 27th June with two performances from the trio ‘Winds Of Change’. Comprising Bryony Middleton (oboe and piano), Polly Phillips (bassoon and saxophone) and Simon Gilliver (piano and flute), Winds of Change is a versatile Woodwind Ensemble. These experienced musicians have performed in the UK and internationally and […]

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Elliot and Tony Talk Autism

On Saturday June 10th Arne student Elliot and VIBE Radio manager Tony Rudd were guest speakers at the Autism Show, which was held at the London Excel. The show is a national event for autism, in association with the National Autistic Society, with talks, clinics and workshops. Tony spoke about how he has developed our […]

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New Music Tech

Furzey class have been making the most of some beautiful sunshine with an outdoor music session. The class have been using the latest technology to create some unique music. ‘ODD Ball’  is a Bluetooth device which works as a wireless music controller and is sensitive to the intensity of touch and bounce. It connects to […]

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Theatre Talk

On 6th June our Post 16 Drama group had a video call with professional West End performers Lizzie Bea and Alfie Parker. Both Lizzie and Alfie are currently starring in principal roles in the ‘Sister Act the Musical’ tour, which some of our students watched at The Mayflower Theatre last month. The class had the […]

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Wildlife Captured!

Our Post 16 photography students have captured some more stunning images from their strategically placed camera trap. They are always very excited to retrieve the camera to see what has passed by. This time they have captured a Fox with her cub and a magpie in flight. The pictures are then processed by the students […]

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Students visit the theatre

Last Wednesday some of our Drama option students from Pergins, Arne and Furzey had the exciting opportunity to watch ‘Sister Act the Musical’ at The Mayflower Theatre in Southampton. This was a fantastic enrichment opportunity for our students and they really were exemplary representatives for the school throughout the whole day. A big thank you […]

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Running for Lauren

A huge well done to all participants in last Saturday’s 5k your way event at Upton House. A team of former and current staff completed the course in memory of our friend and colleague Lauren Newman. A fantastic £894 was raised for Cancer charities. Thank you to everyone who sponsored their efforts.  

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The ‘VECs’ Factor

  We had some fantastic entertainment on the 29th March as we held a special Victoria School version of the ‘VECS Factor’ student’s talent show. In all, 17 acts took part (and a surprise staff act), ranging from singing, dancing comedy and some special class films. Our judges Sean, Charlotte, Hugo and Lisa had the […]

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Thank you! Ferndown Golf Club

  We are extremely grateful to Ferndown Golf Club who have presented us with a cheque for £5000. Head of Therapies Gemma Milne collected the cheque on our behalf at a special presentation event held at the club. Over £47,000 was raised during their Alliss Invitational Charity Day last September, providing mobility assistive devices, power […]

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