Year 9 Parent Teacher Consultation

Richmond Campus - Thursday 24 May 2018

Victoria College will be closed to Year 8 – Year 14 pupils on this day but Year 9 pupils should accompany their parents to the consultations scheduled for 1.00pm - 3.10pm. Pupils should wear their school uniform.

 Many thanks,

 N McAleenan (Mr)

Senior Teacher

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Posted on May 15, 2018 and filed under Announcement.

APT Uniform Sale

Every year the APT holds a uniform sale at the Year 8 Induction Afternoon in June. We rely on donations of good quality used uniform to do this. If you would be able to donate any items of good quality uniform please send them in to the Richmond Office.

Many thanks,

Mr N Kavanagh.

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Posted on May 10, 2018 and filed under Announcement.

Spring Concert 2018

Bach to Broadway showcased individual and group performances given by Victoria College Prep, Junior and Senior  pupils.  The stage was filled with performers  who gave stunning performances. In the second half of the programme the audience were transported to Broadway for a singing and dancing extravaganza. The concert ended with a moving performance of ‘Time to Say Goodbye.’



Posted on May 10, 2018 .

Professor Senia Paseta visits Victoria College

Professor Senia Paseta, Tutorial Fellow in History at St Hugh’s College and co-Director of Women in the Humanities delivered a talk to Victoria College pupils on Women’s Suffrage.

Professor Senia Paseta is pictured below meeting VCB pupils including Head Girl Sarah Hand following her talk on Women’s Suffrage.

Posted on May 10, 2018 and filed under Experience.

The 102nd Old Girls’ Spring Reunion

Belvoir Park Golf Club was the setting for the VCBOGA 2018 Spring Reunion.

On Friday 27th April 110 Ladies enjoyed the beautiful location, an excellent meal and great conversation. Ms Slevin attended and the Arellians were represented by their current President Carolyn McGrath and former President Jenny Watson.

Chair, Carolyn Lewis welcomed Old Girls from 30th, 40th and 50th Anniversary years, some of whom  had travelled long distances to attend.

Everyone agreed that it was a very successful event.

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Posted on May 10, 2018 and filed under Experience.

Success at Ulster Dance Championship

Victoria pupils recently competed in the Ulster Dance Championships held at Queen’s PEC.

Year 8 pupils won both the Dance and Aerobic sections of the Ulster Schools’ Competition. The Year 9 pupils were placed 2nd in Exercise and 3rd in the Dance elements of the competition.

Congratulations to all involved on their outstanding achievements.

Posted on April 23, 2018 and filed under Sport.

GCSE Grading Update

You may have heard in the news that changes are coming with regards to GCSE grading. Please watch the video below for a guide to changes in GCSE grading.

Click here to view a video which fully explains GCSE Grading in Northern Ireland.

You will note that it is not until summer 2019 that the grading will change for all CCEA GCSE qualifications. It is at this point when the vast majority of learners will notice a change in the way that GCSEs are graded. The C* will appear in the grading for the first time and there will be a decrease in the number of learners achieving an A* overall.

For further information, please access the CCEA website:

http://ccea.org.uk/regulation/gcse_grading

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Posted on April 16, 2018 and filed under Announcement.

Kirkland Rowell Survey

Victoria College wishes to thank parents, staff and pupils who completed the Kirkland Rowell survey earlier this year. An overview of the results can be viewed below.

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Posted on March 26, 2018 and filed under Success.