Yearly Archives: 2016

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Festive Fundraising

By |2019-09-12T17:52:46+01:00December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Fundraising, Stories, Volunteering|Tags: , |

Another fantastic year of fundraising at Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance was rounded off this month with a day of festive fun at head office. All of the staff got involved wearing their dazzling Christmas jumpers and spread the Christmas goodwill by kindly donating £2 each. There was even more fun to be had with the [...]

Early Years Weekend 2016

By |2019-09-13T14:41:44+01:00October 21st, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , |

As we unloaded the van for VICTA’s third annual Early Years Weekend at New College Worcester, we could tell it was going to be a busy but informative weekend for everyone attending, staff included. Up went the Crèche and in came the families. After settling into their rooms, there was an opportunity to chat with staff [...]

Summer Family Weekend 2016

By |2019-09-13T14:37:50+01:00September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , , |

  VICTA’s second family weekend of 2016 saw us return to family favourite, PGL Liddington. The sun was shining as we unloaded the van, and hopes were high for a beautifully sunny weekend. Unfortunately, that wasn’t the case and the weather man was correct. However, no matter how much the rain poured, it couldn’t dampen anyone’s [...]

Microsoft Minecraft Workshop

By |2019-09-13T14:22:59+01:00September 21st, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , |

In July and August, VICTA were lucky enough to visit the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge for some special Minecraft workshops. The aim of the workshops was to assist Microsoft in making Minecraft fully accessible for visually impaired users. The event was highly oversubscribed, and those who were fortunate to get a place were excited to [...]

ICC 2016 Dresden

By |2019-09-13T14:19:38+01:00September 21st, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , |

The 22nd International Camp on Communication and Computers (ICC) took place in Dresden, Germany for 10 days this summer. This is a key date in the VICTA diary, and we are thrilled to be the UK representative and give seven young people the chance to attend this great event. Many of you may be thinking, ‘But what [...]

Dinosaurs by the sea!

By |2019-09-13T14:16:12+01:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Activities|Tags: , , , , , |

VICTA Spring Family Weekend 2016 May 2016, Osmington Bay VICTA’s first Family Weekend of 2016 saw us travelling down to Weymouth to stay at PGL Osmington Bay. It was VICTA’s first trip to Osmington Bay and we were not disappointed. The views of the Jurassic coastline were stunning, and the weather couldn’t have been kinder with the [...]

Dinosaurs by the sea!

By |2019-09-12T13:37:31+01:00June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , |

VICTA Spring Family Weekend 2016 May 2016, Osmington Bay VICTA’s first Family Weekend of 2016 saw us travelling down to Weymouth to stay at PGL Osmington Bay. It was VICTA’s first trip to Osmington Bay and we were not disappointed. The views of the Jurassic coastline were stunning, and the weather couldn’t have been kinder with [...]