About the Foundation

(Photo: Joint photo of Victoria College and Victoria College Prep in dress down house colours, Founders' Week 2015)

In 2002 the Headmaster and Governors wanted to have a means of supporting their long-term vision for the College so established the Foundation as part of the 150th anniversary celebrations. Headed at inception by Chairman of the Trustees Philip Le Brocq, the Foundation raised over £2 Million in support of major refurbishment projects at both the Prep and College. Most recently four much needed English classrooms were built, and named after Philip in honour of his lifetime's support of Victoria College.  

Founders' Week

Founders' Week was launched in 2013 to provide opportunity for the school community to celebrate what makes life at Victoria College so special. The week includes an all-school Founders' Walk, which is lots of fun and helps to raise funds for The Foundation Bursary; the announcement of the Victoria Citizenship Award and Co-Curricular Award winners at the Founders' Day ceremony on 29 September, generously supported by Moore Stephens and Quilter Cheviot Investment Management, and a Founders' Day Anthem is sung by the choir, that was written by young composer and OV, Toby Huelin; the first piece of school music since 1911 when the Carmen was created by A.A.Worrall.

Keeping in touch and new friends

Key to achieving the Foundation's on-going objectives is to build up a comprehensive database of everyone associated with Victoria College over the years whilst deepening our relationships with the wider Jersey community. For OVs is vital for us to have up to date details so as to ensure you continue to receive our news. Please do email foundation@vcj.sch.je with your contact details.

What's New?
 
Do check our News and Events page on the website for details and ensure that you receive our bi-annual newsletter, which will bring you right up to date with what is going on. 
 
The Foundation Newsletter
 
The newsletter has evolved over the last few years to include wider input and a global readership. It carries news from OVs young & old, Life Events, Good Citizens, new features 'Following in Dad's Footsteps' and 'Where are they now?', which in addition to satisfying curiosity also puts old friends back in touch. You will find a personal address from our Chairman and updates from Headmaster Alun Watkins, Chairman of Governors Clive Barton, OV President Peter Keylock, and Development Director Sara Clews. The publication is forever evolving and we welcome your input so do email foundation@vcj.sch.je with your contact details, news and views.

Floreat Collegium!