First Day for Year 8, Year 14 and all NEW pupils
Aug
29
9:00 am09:00

First Day for Year 8, Year 14 and all NEW pupils

Year 8 and Year 14 pupils should attend today between 9:00am and 3:00pm.

New pupils in Years 9 - 13 should attend between 9.00am and 10.30am. (Existing pupils in Years 9 - 13 should not attend.)

Pupils will need to bring a break and a packed lunch as there will be no catering on this date. You must not bring any products containing nuts or eggs.

Bring any medication you need to take during school hours.

 

 

All pupils in school (hours vary)
Aug
30
9:00 am09:00

All pupils in school (hours vary)

On Wednesday 30 August Years 8 - Year 14 should attend, but hours vary (see below).

Year 8 and Year 14 girls should attend between 09:00am and 3:00pm. Please bring a break and packed lunch.

Years 9 - 13 girls should attend between 9:00am and 12:00pm

 

Parents' Information Day
Sep
19
8:40 am08:40

Parents' Information Day

Years 8, 11 and 13 pupils attend for specific sessions during the day. Times to be confirmed.

Years 9, 12 and 14 do not attend school on this day.

Senior Prize Day
Sep
28
Sep 30

Senior Prize Day

Senior Prize Day, Cranmore Campus 7.30 pm.

Note that school closes at 1.30 pm.

Half-term holiday
Oct
30
Nov 10

Half-term holiday

We close for half-term holidays at the normal time.

Half-term holiday is Monday 30 October to Friday 3 November. 

We will re-open on Monday 6 November.

Spring Concert
Mar
22
7:30 pm19:30

Spring Concert

Our Spring Concert will be held on 22nd March. Exact details including times to be confirmed.

End of Easter term
Mar
29
1:30 pm13:30

End of Easter term

Victoria College closes at 1:30PM for Easter. A shorter 5-period day is followed and the canteen is open for lunch. 


Summer term ends
Jun
30
12:00 pm12:00

Summer term ends

Victoria College closes today for Summer.

School finishes at 12 noon and the canteen does not serve lunch.

Close for half-term
Feb
10
1:30 pm13:30

Close for half-term

Victoria College closes for the half-term holiday at 1.30pm on Friday 10 February. The half-term holiday is from Monday 13 February to Friday 17 February.  We reopen on Monday 20 February at the normal time

Open Afternoon
Feb
7
2:10 pm14:10

Open Afternoon

We are holding an Open Afternoon on Tuesday 7th February for those who may have missed our Transfer Open Day. The event will commence at 2.10pm on the Richmond Campus. The Headmistress will address attendees at 3.30pm in the Richmond Assembly Hall.

You'll find directions to the Richmond Campus and a site map on our How to Find Us page. If you need more information, please contact us.

Senior School Open Day
Jan
7
10:00 am10:00

Senior School Open Day

Senior School Open Day

Saturday 7th January 10am – 1pm

The College’s best ambassadors are its pupils and staff, who will be delighted to welcome prospective pupils and their parents to our Open Day.

Prospectus 2017

We are delighted to announce the launch of our brand new Victoria College Prospectus. Click on the link below to download your copy now.

VCB Prospectus 2017

Carol Service 2016
Dec
15
7:00 pm19:00

Carol Service 2016

Preparations are underway for the annual Carol Service which will be held on Thursday 15th December in Fisherwick Presbyterian Church commencing at 7.00pm.

We are delighted to inform you that the combined choirs and orchestra will be joined by former pupil and professional opera singer Ms Giselle Allen in a performance of O Holy Night.

The combined item will be rehearsed on 15th December between 2.15-3.00pm in Fisherwick and we extend a warm welcome to former pupils to sing with the combined choirs in this performance.

Please advise the office in advance if you wish to participate and music will be forwarded to you.

We look forward to this service, a highlight in the College calendar.

Online Safety Talk
Sep
8
5:00 pm17:00

Online Safety Talk

# Help protect your daughter’s Online Reputation

At the College we are committed to promoting online safety and invite you to attend an Online Safety Talk designed specifically for parents. This dynamic talk will be delivered by Wayne Denner and will couple Key Stage talks that shall be delivered to all pupils at the beginning of the forthcoming academic year. 

I trust that this will be both informative and inspirational, so please do come along. 

Please contact the school office to confirm your attendance.

Induction Afternoon
Jun
17
2:00 pm14:00

Induction Afternoon

The New Year 8 girls have their induction afternoon starting at 2pm on 17th June 2016.

Existing Year 8 and 9 girls finish at 1pm.

Transfer Information Evening
Jun
2
4:30 pm16:30

Transfer Information Evening

Transfer Information Evening

Victoria College Belfast warmly invites P6 pupils and parents to attend a Transfer Information Evening on Thursday 2nd June 2016 at 4.30pm in the Assembly Hall at Cranmore Campus. 

The Headmistress will outline the procedures for pupils wishing to transfer to the College in September 2017.  Victoria College will consider applications from pupils who have taken either the GL or the AQE assessments.

Download flyer here.

Dine@Deanes
Apr
29
7:30 pm19:30

Dine@Deanes

Following the great success of last year’s event, we invite you to join parents and staff of Victoria College for a social evening at Michael Deane’s Michelin-starred restaurant Deanes at Queens on Friday 29 April.

This event will continue the fundraising for our eagerly anticipated new sports facilities and the profit from the evening will contribute to this special fund. We are hoping for generous support and a full turnout. 

Cost per ticket is £35 per head. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. We look forward to your company on the evening.

Reception 7.30pm - 8.00pm

Sixth Form Open Afternoon
Mar
23
4:30 pm16:30

Sixth Form Open Afternoon

Prospective pupils will have the opportunity to meet members of Senior Staff, Careers staff and current pupils. The Sixth Form Centre and the Boarding Department will also be open.

Follow-up Open Afternoon
Feb
3
2:10 pm14:10

Follow-up Open Afternoon

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We are holding a Follow-up Open Afternoon on Wednesday 3rd February for those who may have missed our Transfer Open Day on Saturday 9th January. The event will commence at 2.10pm on the Richmond Campus. There will be an opportunity to view the Senior Campus later in the afternoon.

You'll find directions to the Richmond Campus and a site map on our How to Find Us page. If you need more information, please contact us.

Christmas Craft Fair
Nov
29
1:00 pm13:00

Christmas Craft Fair

Come and join us for a Christmas Event with over 30 artisans selling jewellery, soaps, chutneys & art! The VCB Orchestra and choir will be performing at the event creating the perfect Christmas atmosphere.

Check out the Victoria College Craft Fair Facebook page for more information.

Everyone welcome!

Creativity Masterclass
Jun
2
Jun 4

Creativity Masterclass

On Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd June 2015 Product Design studio The Creativity Hub visit VCB for a Creativity Masterclass.  The company make products that foster imagination, empathy and self esteem. The Creativity Hub has two key products; Rory’s Story Cubes and The Extraordinaire's Design Studio.

Year 8 Disco
Feb
27
7:30 pm19:30

Year 8 Disco

Come and dance the night away with your friends at the Year 8 Disco! The party will start at 7.30 in the Cranmore hall and finish at 9.30.  There will be music, face painting, a snack shop and of course plenty of dancing!

Tickets are £5 and are on sale in the Richmond office, all proceeds will go to the APT.  Students in Year 8 may purchase one ticket for their own use and one for a friend. For more information you can download an event poster below.

Y8 Disco

See you there! 

Open Afternoon
Feb
4
2:20 pm14:20

Open Afternoon

If you missed our Open Day we will be happy to welcome you on 4th February from 2:20pm to visit the Junior campus at Marlborough Park North. This will be a normal teaching day but pupils and staff will be delighted to meet with you and allow you to share in their classroom activities.  

Visits to classes will finish at 3:00pm and the Chamber Choir will perform in the Assembly Hall at 3:05 just before the talk from the Headmistress. At 3:30pm those who wish to visit the Senior campus in Marlborough Park South will have an opportunity to do so. 

Please contact Miss Mawhinney in advance if possible so that we might plan appropriately for the expected numbers. 

Tel: 02890661506 or email nmawhinney170@c2kni.net 

Open Day
Jan
24
10:00 am10:00

Open Day

Transfer and prospective pupils and their parents are invited to our Senior School Open Day on Saturday 24 January from 10am to 1pm. More information, is available on our Open Day 2015 page.

Hairspray
Nov
26
Nov 28

Hairspray

Performance Dates: November 26, 27 and 28 at 7.30 pm in Cranmore Assembly Hall.

Evening of Fine Art with Neil Shawcross
Nov
14
7:30 pm19:30

Evening of Fine Art with Neil Shawcross

We are very excited to announce that the prestigious local artist Neil Shawcross has very generously offered to produce a limited edition of high quality framed prints from an original painting in his Penguins book cover series.  The book cover depicted is very aptly entitled “Eminent Victorians by Lytton Strachey”.

ALL the profits from the sale of the prints will go towards the new Sports Hall Fund. 

We are offering the prints for sale to Parents and Old Girls at £395 each. There are a limited number of prints so first come first served!

The Launch of this exciting project will be held on the evening of 14 November 2014 in the main Assembly Hall, Victoria College.  Neil Shawcross has kindly agreed to be present and the main focus will be an interview with the Artist by Mark Carruthers, broadcaster and journalist. 

All are welcome, refreshments will be served!