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Children in Need at VEC 2019

Two very special guests popped in at lunchtime on Friday to make our Children in Need Day just that little bit more special. Pudsey and Dorsey Bear delighted the students who gathered in the playhall to greet them. Dorsey is the mascot of the Dorset Children’s Foundation while Pudsey’s visit was courtesy of Asda Community. […]

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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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National Occupational Therapy Week 2019

This week VEC will be celebrating National Occupational Therapy Week. Every day our occupational therapy team work with our students to make changes – big and small – which improves their lives. Occupational therapy provides practical support to empower our students to overcome barriers preventing them from doing the activities (or occupations) that matter to […]

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An extremely generous donation

We were delighted to welcome Stephen Dunster yesterday, who visited the lower school to present a cheque for £2,184. Stephen kindly chose Victoria to benefit while he was Master of St Aldhelm’s Lodge and the money was raised during his tenure. He met staff and some very grateful students who were busy carving pumpkins. The […]

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Maths Activity Week 2019

This week is Maths Activity Week at VEC, and the students have been weighing, measuring and counting using pumpkins that each class have grown in our school pumpkin patch. In food tech Class CN were making tasty pumpkin cake, making sure that all weights and measures were accurate for the best possible results. Meanwhile, Class […]

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Resonanz Duo perform at VEC

The very talented Resonanz Duo performed a programme of beautiful music here on Friday afternoon. Resonanz Duo are a dynamic percussion-flute ensemble, that have delivered concerts and workshops across the UK to a diverse range of audiences in schools and hospitals. Laura Davies on flute and Hyungi Lee on vibraphone took us on an exciting […]

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Merlin’s Magic Wand Festival 2019

Today was a very special day on the Victoria calendar as our friends from Merlin’s Magic Wand brought their festival of fun to school. Students of all ages had a great time joining in some fun and artistic activities. There was also face painting and a Fortnite dance workshop. We had a visit by Millie […]

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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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