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Victoria Education Centre wins the digital innovation award at prestigious schools awards

Victoria Education Centre – a school for young disabled people run by Livability – has received the Digital innovation/ed-tech school of the year award at the prestigious 2017 TES Schools Awards. The awards ceremony took place on Friday 23 June 2017 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. Now in its ninth year, the TES …

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Victoria Education Centre shortlisted for two prestigious schools awards

Livability Victoria Education Centre – a school for young disabled people run by Livability – has been shortlisted for two 2017 TES Schools Awards. Formally announced today by the Times Educational Supplement, Victoria has been shortlisted for: Alternative-provision school of the year Digital innovation/educational technology school of the year The prestigious annual TES Schools Awards, …

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Victoria Education Centre’s Martin Cook wins PE Teacher of the Year

This week, Martin Cook – a teacher at Livability’s school for young disabled people – has been awarded PE Teacher of the Year at the second annual Daily Echo Schools Awards. From hundreds of nominations, three were shortlisted in each of the 11 categories and the winners were announced at a gala dinner and awards …

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Top Environmental Award goes to Livability’s Victoria Education Centre

Livability’s Victoria Eduction Centre in Poole has garnered Eco-School’s highest accolade, the Green Flag, for its work in environmental sustainability. Eco-Schools is a global programme engaging millions of children worldwide in an initiative to create greener and more environmentally school environments. Lead by an Eco Committee, made up of pupils and teachers, each school creates …

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School students’ theatre production puts the spotlight on sharing skills and inclusion

From acting and music to lighting and marketing, putting on a theatre production takes a lot of people with different skills to draw it all together. Students and staff at Livability’s Victoria Education Centre – a school for disabled young people in Poole – create an annual theatre production that grows in ambition and flair …

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Friendship Really Matters: Nash College students celebrate the importance of friendship in a special Christmas performance

Society usually expects young people to have a large circle of friends and a thirst for adventure and fun. But sometimes challenges in society mean that if you have a disability, it can be harder to fully take part in your community. Christmas can be a particularly lonely time, especially for disabled people. But having …

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Nash College receives a new accessible minibus from youth charity Lord’s Taverners

Lord’s Taverners – the UK’s leading youth cricket and disability sports charity – has donated a minibus to Nash College, a further education centre run by national charity Livability. Six-time snooker world champion Steve Davis presented Nash staff and pupils with the new wheelchair accessible minibus on Wednesday 7th December 2016. The new 16-seater minibus …

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Friendship Really Matters: how Friends within a community can change students’ lives

Livability friends groups work to support local services not just with fundraising initiatives but by raising awareness in the local community of the charity’s work. The Friends of Nash College, a specialist college for young disabled adults in Kent, are no exception. But what motivates volunteers to champion a local service and offer their time …

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Victoria Education Centre shortlisted for prestigious music awards

Victoria Education Centre – Livability’s school for disabled young people based in Poole – has been shortlisted for two awards in the Music Teacher Awards for Excellence 2017. The two categories are the Best School Music Department Award and Musicians’ Union Inspiration Award. Victoria Education Centre offers specialised, high quality care and therapy for young …

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Livability’s Victoria Education Centre receives an adaptive tricycle designed for children with physical disabilities

Bournemouth based recruitment agency Holt Recruitment has donated an adaptive tricycle for children with physical disabilities to Victoria Education Centre – Livability’s school for disabled young people, in Poole. The tricycle has been specially designed for children who have significant mobility issues. With special features such as a supportive backrest, a low transfer step, a …

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