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Outstanding Development of the International Dimension in the Curriculum Award

Headteacher Simon Brown was in London on Wednesday to collect Victoria’s award for ‘Outstanding Development of the International Dimension in the Curriculum’. The event was held at The Houses of Parliament and was attended by MPs and dignitaries.  The award recognises the achievements of schools that do exceptional work in international education, giving young people […]

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VEC’s Christmas Tree, courtesy of Compton Acres

Our school Christmas tree was very kindly donated this year by Compton Acres and today we had the pleasure of welcoming Compton Acres owner Kaye Merna to Victoria. Kaye popped in to see the how the tree had been decorated and to meet some of the students who had helped. This year the tree has […]

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UV-PE!

This half term we have transformed some PE lessons into a sensory experience by using fluorescent equipment. Classes Green Island, HN and BK have taken part. The students have enjoyed warm ups using a glow in the dark parachute with shiny stars. In lessons, students have challenged themselves to glow in the dark sporting challenges […]

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Stuff and Nonsense

We’ve had fantastic fun today working with the Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company who have been running some workshops today.   Stuff and Nonsense are a well-known theatre company that develop and perform shows for children using puppets. They are also passionate about involving children in the development of these shows.  Today our students were helping to […]

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Dorset Step Into Sport Inclusion Event

Victoria welcomed Paralympic athlete and Sky Sports presenter Kate Grey at the Dorset Step into Sport inclusion event today and played host to schools from across Dorset. The purpose of this event was to further develop leadership skills in disabled and non-disabled young people and inspire them to lead and volunteer in sport. It was […]

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Return of the Gunge

Those attending our Christmas Fayre on Saturday were treated to the spectacle of PE Assistant Jason Ganner ‘taking one for the team’ in a gunging spectacular. For the past few weeks we have been collecting funds for our Duke of Edinburgh trip to NASA next year with collection pots in reception where staff, students and […]

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Christmas Fayre 2018

We are hugely grateful for the fantastic support you gave us on Saturday at our FOVEC Christmas Fayre which was opened by the Mayor of Poole Councillor Sean Gabriel. The event was really well attended and there was a great atmosphere.  Christmas 2018 is well and truly underway. Thanks also must go to all our […]

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All of VEC’s a Stage…

This afternoon we welcomed students from Poole College who came in to entertain us with some Shakespeare. The students, who are all on their Level 3 performance course, treated us to condensed versions of Macbeth and Twelfth Night. We thoroughly enjoyed the performances from the talented students and thank their tutors, Richard and John and also […]

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Sports Personality of the Year Unsung Hero

Massive congratulations to former VEC student and PE volunteer Gemma Mitchell, who was awarded the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2018 Unsung Hero Award for the South region last night. Gemma runs Victoria Community Boccia Club here at the school, a club that welcomes anyone with a disability in the local area to come […]

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Christmas Shoeboxes

Our annual Samaritan’s Purse shoebox appeal has been a great success this year. The appeal, run by Ingrid McCallum, has collected £115 and 61 shoeboxes full of gifts, necessities and love to change children’s lives around the world. This year our boxes are going to Bosnia.

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