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New Radio Station for School

We are delighted to announce that the school has successfully bid for funding to equip a dedicated ‘radio station’ in school which will be officially launched in 2013. The funding will allow us to buy a state of the art studio that our students can use to create programmes, conduct interviews and showcase their own […]

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Cheque presentation from John Lewis Poole

Lisa and Miriam from John Lewis Poole presented a cheque to teacher Giles Northover and students Kieran and Jon.  The amazing sum of £810.00 was raised by staff members bidding for returned and damaged goods.  The monies raised will be used to extend and improve our successful work experience venture to give our students the […]

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Building Work New Year Update

As you can see the building work on our new Hydrotherapy Pool is gathering pace and developing nicely. The windows to the old therapy office are due to be bricked up on Friday. Watch this space for further updates through the coming weeks.

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Footlight Performers Sparkle For VEC

Students of Wimborne’s Footlight Performance Academy challenged parents and grandparents to take their ballet exam, all in the aid of The Sparkle Appeal! 26 adults trained hard for 6 weeks culminating in a nerve wracking ballet exam earlier this month. Miss Leanne Dade (Manager of Footlight) who conceived the idea and trained the budding ballerinas […]

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Building Begins In Earnest

Building work has now begun here at VEC on the new state of the art hydrotherapy pool. The diggers have moved in and the turf has been cut. To date, the old walkways to the sports hall have been demolished and the foundations are being dug. Students and staff alike are all very excited about […]

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£300 Raised For Children In Need

For this years Children In Need students were asked to come to school in “Civies” to help raise money for this worthy cause. Doughnuts and bacon butties were also sold to bump up the total. Thank you and well done everyone.

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Harry Redknapp Drops By

School patron, football Supremo and QPR manager Harry Redknapp dropped into VEC this morning. Harry came by to check on the progress of the phase one hydrotherapy pool building works and to catch up with some of our students. Harry also met some of the construction managers from Morgan Sindall, the firm carrying out the […]

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Halloween Bike Ride A Monster Success

A massive thanks goes out to the Black Sheep Bike and Trike club who organised a Halloween bike ride to accompany 2 of our buses, on 27th October. We passed through Burley, Mudeford, Christchurch and Bournemouth.We raised just under £250 from entrance fees and the sale of tea & cakes.Thanks to everyone that helped organise […]

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Poole Town Band Sparkle For VEC

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to the Poole Town Band who have raised a fantastic sum of around £300 for our Sparkle appeal. A concert was held on the 27th October at St Luke’s Church in Parkstone. The event was kindly sponsored by Druitts Solicitors of Bournemouth. In the Photo are […]

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New Drama Production Announced

Plans have just been unveiled of an exciting new drama production here at VEC. The play has been written by one of our students and is a heroic tale of honour and romance! It also promises a new dynamic approach to storytelling and acting. “The Firebird” is in early pre production so watch this space […]

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