Thursday 15 December 2022
Please do share details of the achievement accompanied by a photo so that we can celebrate these successes at school.
All Years, Christmas Carol Service, Friday 16 December
Please note that the term will finish with our Annual Christmas Carol Service, held at St Thomas’ Church in St Helier. Boys will walk down to the church and then be dismissed at the end of the service, earlier than usual at approximately 3pm. If you would like your son to return to College after the service accompanied by members of staff, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with his name and tutor group.
- Boys should not bring bags into school on the final day
- Liberty Bus will provide two buses for the normal pick up time from JCG's car park to Liberation Station; students will then need to take normal bus services home from Liberation Station
- String Sinfonia, Brass group and College Choirs, Voces: please don't forget your instruments for the last day of term and please bring a packed lunch and drink for the morning as the boys will be in the church finalising preparations for the carol service
All Years, Dr Hughes' Winter Tale
Over the last couple of weeks, staff have been inviting students to the library to gather in front of the fire for a Winter Tale. Bringing their lunch and settling down with a hot drink to listen, the boys have really enjoyed this festive addition to their day. Please find below the link to Dr Hughes' Winter Tale to take us into the Christmas period.
All Years, Celebration Assembly & Headteacher's Kindness Awards
This week Victoria College recognised more than 30 boys and staff for their achievements, some collective, others individual at our Celebration Assembly.
Winners of the Knight Shield (Braithwaite), House Drama (Diarmid) and Sports Colours were announced and the current Blomfield tally shared:
Thank you to our Foundation Partner, Quilter Cheviot who, once again, sponsored our Co-Curricular and Citizenship Awards recognising students for their outstanding commitment and dedication to a range of co-curricular activities both in and outside of school.
Our celebrations would not have been complete without the Headteacher’s Award for Kindness - 8 boys as well as one deserving member of staff were recognised for their self-motivated, selfless acts of kindness towards others.
Congratulations to all staff and students who received awards.
To access the full list of award winners, please click here.
To view pictures of the event, please follow VCJ on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
All Years, Student Recognition
Over the course of the term VCJ Marketing has endeavoured to capture as much information as possible about our students' amazing achievements both inside and outside of school.
These achievements have been shared with the Heads of Year for celebration during tutor time and assemblies. They have also been shared via the TV screens around College. Please follow the link below to see all the wonderful things that our students get up to outside of their academic pursuits. Well done to all involved.
Student Recognition - Autumn Term 2022
All Years, Staffing Changes
All Years, Art Competition Launch
How would you/ your child like to have his artwork displayed alongside local artists in a professional exhibition next summer?
VCJ eagerly awaits the launch of a new competition in January, which will give our students the chance to step away from their screens and immerse themselves in art, a force for wellbeing.
The resulting exhibition and auction in June, will kick-start the fundraising campaign for The VCJ Wellbeing Garden.
For corporate sponsorship opportunities, email email@example.com, otherwise watch this space!
All Years, French Eisteddfod
Y7, PE and Games Rotations
Please find the latest PE rotation for Y7, starting after half-term. The information here details the new activity your son will be doing, as well as the kit he will need.
In addition, the Sports Teams training sessions and activities for the term ahead are now updated on the College Calendar.
Y7 PE and Games Rotations
Y9 CCF, Pass Out Parade for Recruit Section 2022, postponed until Friday 6 January
On Friday 6 January your child will be invited to a formal Pass Out Parade in the presence of Dr Hughes and the Contingent Commander, Squadron Leader Simon Blackmore.
Parents/Guardians are invited to attend the Parade, which will take place at 4pm in the Great Hall at Victoria College. Please be aware we have limited seating and standing space. If you require any assistance, please let us know.
In you require any more information about the Pass Out Parade, please feel free to contact Simon Blackmore at firstname.lastname@example.org
Year 11, Guidance Interviews - January / Feburary 2023
All Year 11 students will undertake a guidance interview with one of the following: Ms Varney (Head of Year 11), Mrs Job (Head of Careers), Ms Murphy (Deputy Head of Sixth Form and Head of UCAS), Mrs Palfreyman (Assistant Head Academic), Mr Crossley (Deputy Headteacher) or Mr Falle (Head of Sixth Form) from 26th January to 1st February. The objective of the interviews is to discuss their A Level options and to assist them in making informed choices. They will be informed of these meetings via their tutor.
Y11-Y13, IoD Accredited Internship
Earlier this year, The Institute of Directors Jersey, in partnership with Skills Jersey and Jersey Business, and in collaboration with Haute Vallee School and Victoria College launched a new scheme called the IoD Accredited Internship.
This scheme seeks to encourage students from Years 11 to 13 to gain valuable work experience in Hospitality and Retail on a casual basis, primarily weekends and school holidays. While undertaking this paid employment students will also work towards receiving a certificate accredited by the IoD. For more information about this and how to sign up please follow the link below:
IoD Accredited Internship Letter to Parents
Y12 and Y13, Heart Screenings - Neil Hussey Heart Charity
Please see attached information about the Neil Hussey Heart Charity initiative, which will allow approximately 24 Sixth Form students to take part in a heart screening event in February and March.
Heart Screening Parent Letter
Please check your son's bistro card value and ensure it is topped up. Currently, only bistro cards are accepted.
Thursday 5 January
Congratulations to more than 30 students who were recognised yesterday in our Celebration Assembly. In addition to the Knight Shield, House Drama and Sports Colours, kindness in College was also celebrated with 8 boys and 1 member of staff recognised. #cultureofkindness @VCJ_Head https://t.co/O5bF3rTbw0
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Superb performances tonight at the VCJ Orchestral Challenge. Having only learned an instrument for one term, Y7 did a magnificent job of entertaining a large crowd. Thank you to our music department and the specialist music teachers who make this possible. @vcj_head https://t.co/E6uUMRYEAu
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