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Red Nose Day 2019

Red is the colour today as Victoria supports Red Nose Day 2019. People across the UK are coming together today to raise money for Comic Relief, who support vulnerable people and communities in the UK and internationally. The staff and students are wearing red and we have had a cake and hot snack sale to […]

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Bowread Performance

We’ve had a delightful afternoon of music provided by the entertaining duo Bowreed. Bowreed are Fred Holden (fiddle) and Ben Trott (guitar). Bowreed are a dynamic fiddle and guitar duo who specialise in music from Ireland and Scotland. They have played at major folk festivals such as Sidmouth and Warwick, as well as for countless […]

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VEC Gets Googled

Yesterday, Jenny and Daniel visited us from Google and The Parent Zone and shared their amazing ‘Be Internet Legends’ assembly with classes FS, LB and CN. Together we visited ‘Interland’ and completed challenges in ‘Mindful Mountain’, ‘Reality River’, the ‘Tower of Treasure’ and ‘Kind Kingdom’ to become Internet Legends! We learnt all about the 5 […]

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World Book Day 2019

Thursday 7th March saw schools around the country getting into the literary spirit on World Book Day. The Students of Victoria had a fantastic day celebrating everything bookish. It was great seeing the students so engaged in stories, storytelling, art and sensory activities. Sylvia had a tough job judging the final entries from our classes, […]

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Pergins Trip to the Vitality Stadium

As posted yesterday, a group of our students visited the Vitality Stadium as part of their Sports Leaders Module. The students visited the home and away changing rooms, the media suite, and sat in the home team dug-out. Here the students were presented with their certificates. We would like to thank Hannah, Jordan and Katie […]

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Pergins trip to AFC Bournemouth

A group of students from our Pergins class are visiting AFC Bournemouth today for a tour of their stadium in Kings Park. During the first half of this term we welcomed Hannah, Katie and Jordan of AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust, who ran a Sports Leaders module here at the school. This trip is part […]

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Splish Splash!

Theatre Company Oily Cart have just announced that they will be coming to VEC from 1st April as part of their 2019 tour. The show is unusual in that it is based in hydrotherapy pools and transforms them into floating fantasy lands with underwater lighting, clouds of bubbles and curtains of spray. The show is […]

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Wheelchair Rugby at VEC

We were delighted to welcome Adam and Stuart from Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby today. They will be joining us to run lunchtime sessions, introducing the sport over the next five weeks. The sessions, which have been organised through The Lords Taverners, kicked off today with passing skills.

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Duke of Edinburgh Gold Success

Our Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award students 2017 went to St James’ Palace London yesterday to be presented with their awards. Around 600 young people and family members attended the event where they met HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and share stories about their D of  E adventures. Everyone looked really smart and were […]

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Soundstorm Documentary

Our friends at Soundstorm have made a brilliant 14 minute documentary about their ‘Take Off’ programme, which in conjunction with The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra culminated in a concert at The Royal Albert Hall. A group of our students took part in this amazing event and feature in the film. ‘From Classroom to Concert Hall’ also […]

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