Ofsted success for Victoria School

Victoria Education Centre and Sports College, Poole, Dorset, has achieved a well-deserved ‘’outstanding’’ rating for the standards of residential care it provides to its disabled students after an inspection by Ofsted.

The Ofsted inspection of the school took place on Wednesday 14 September 2011. Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. It regularly inspects and regulates services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Victoria student in playgroundVictoria Education Centre and Sports College is a leading day and residential school and sports college offering specialised, high-quality education, care, therapy and sport for young people with disabilities from 3 to 19 years. The college is run by national disability charity Livability.

Chris Davies, Victoria Education Centre and Sports College Principal said ‘’We are delighted by the excellent result of this Ofsted inspection. It is a credit to our staff and a recognition of their hard work and dedication. Victoria School will continue to strive to provide the best environment and support for our students in order to help them achieve their potential.’’

The college through its Sparkle appeal aims to raise £4m for a new state of the art hydrotherapy pool and therapy centre. More information can be found at: http://www.sparkleappealdorset.org