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VEC leads the way with the Communication Access Symbol UK

Enabling shops and businesses to improve communication with customers who have communication disabilities is the goal of a new rating scheme – with Victoria Education Centre as an ‘early adopter’ of the project. Before current social restrictions, students got involved in the Communication Access Symbol UK by visiting local shops, cafes and pubs as ‘mystery […]

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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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The OT Team presents: #FineMotorFriday!

Good Morning Victoria! The OT Crew here and today is #FineMotorFriday and we have a game for you to try at home. Activity #1: Coin drop minute to win it – how many coins can you drop into the container in one minute? You will need: A bowl, variety of coins (sanitise these before use), […]

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LEAP into action and think of our friends at Melton Court

Over the last 18 months many of our students have visited Melton Court Retirement Home as part of our Friday afternoon LEAP programme and have become firm friends with some of the residents. At the moment these residents are also facing a difficult time and we thought this might be something that some of our […]

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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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Maths Lesson, courtesy of VIBE Radio!

Teacher Dave Henley has been busy with Tony in the VIBE studio today putting together a special maths program. Tune in now on Mixcloud!

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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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CANCELLATION – The Victoria Car Show and Vintage Day 2020

Please be advised that due to the on-going situation, our Car Show and Vintage Day on 17th May has been cancelled. Rest assured it will be back bigger and better next year.

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Statement regarding Covid-19

We have taken the decision to close Victoria School to all our students with effect from Monday 23rd March, until further notice. This is to safeguard all the children in our care and reduce their risk of exposure to Covid-19. We are continuing to support all our families via telephone and email contact from our […]

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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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