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, now in their ninth year, …

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 a range of ideas for …

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 positive relationships have been proven …

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 will enable students in continuing …

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 disabled people from 3-19 years …

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 variety of handlebars, and puncture-proof …

Refurbishment of fitness facilities at Victoria Education Centre includes specially adapted equipment for disabled students

Victoria Education Centre – Livability’s school for disabled young people in Poole – has completed a refurbishment of its fitness facilities with specially adapted equipment for the needs of its students. Members of The Steve Bernard Foundation generously contributed to the project, organised by Director Tom Bernard. The upgrade included state of the art gym equipment and a redesign of …