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Volunteers from HSBC

Thursday, 22 March 2018

9 Volunteers from HSBC arrived to give their time as part of their Community Volunteering Day. In the morning they worked in the garden, digging, cleaning, planting and weeding to rejuvenate the sensory garden and outdoor area and in preparation for the memorial garden.
In the afternoon they supported the students to take part in a sports afternoon for Sports Relief.

Community Visit to Pets at Home

Thursday, 15 March 2018

The students visited our local pet shop and met some of the small animals. The staff enabled the students to handle the pets and explore their food and toys. It was a very sensory experience with some strange smelling food! The students helped select and purchase some items to bring back to College for sensory exploration.Doc1

College Open Day

Monday, 5 March 2018

We extend a very warm invitation to students, families and professionals to attend the Victoria College Open Day on Wednesday 21st March 2018.
2 sessions are available and you can attend either one: at 10.30am or 1.30pm.
You will find the College on the Bell Hill Education Precinct, Bell Hill, Northfield, B31 1LD.

Come along and find out whether this specialist SEN College, for young adults with PMLD, aged 19-25, is what you have been looking for.

Community Fire Officer Visit

Friday, 2 March 2018

The students had a visit from the local community fire officer. They were able to explore the equipment through their senses and then see a member of staff dressed up. This is to enable our students to become familiar with people in uniforms who support us and not to be afraid. He is going to bring the fire engine on the next visit!

Therapy Dog visit.

Monday, 5 February 2018

Woody the therapy dog came to visit the students in college and will return every Friday morning until the end of the academic year. The regular visits will enable us to see which students respond well to the dog and also try to alleviate fears of dogs for students.

interACTION and SENSE Creative Dance

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

The students are enjoying the weekly visits this half term from interACTION and SENSE to take part in creative dance.