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External Recognition

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Article from Peter Oliver  - Visually impaired young people at St. Vincent’s School are showing us how to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges – head on.

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Article from Peter Oliver - You can count the number of seeds in an apple; but you can’t count the number of apples in a seed.


Pearson National Teaching Award Winners 2020

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Winners at the Educate Award 2019 for Innovation in Education.

The creative strengths of St. Vincent’s pupils are channelled into designing access to sports technology to facilitate inclusion, participation and friendship generation impacting on health and wellbeing. The ideas designed by pupils supported by Liverpool Hope University and Liverpool John Moore’s University ‘service-learning’ volunteers are placed as content for the physical SIGHTBOX including such ideas as a ‘boccia grid’ a ‘running line’ and’ I Rugby Ball’ alongside the traditional ‘ball with a bell’ . A surrounding curriculum links participation with entrepreneurial learning enabling pupils to demonstrate their employability and connect with further content design and research.


In collaboration with Rotary International and supportive school networks Nationally ( supporting Social Moral Spiritual and Cultural/ Citizenship curricula) , SIGHTBOXES have been bought and sent to VI schools from St. Vincent’s including Pakistan, India, Rwanda, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Kenya, Indonesia, China, Ethiopia, Nepal , Tanzania, Virgin Islands and Peru . St. Vincent pupils acting as the ‘trainers of the trainers’ are using

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communication technologies (facilitating thus more research and development in this area) to teach the overseas VI student peers how to use the content. Using the surround curriculum overseas schools are now asking St. Vincent’s to collaborate on making more sightbox content ideas generating new trade innovations in synergy with UN SDGS


Simultaneously, St. Vincent’s pupils are teaching local and national VI pupils how to use the content and working collaboratively to break down barriers towards inclusion.

Lions Club International Peace Essay Winner 2019-2020  Joseph Critchlow. The theme for the contest was "Journey of Peace." Watch the full HD video from Joe's journey to New York!

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St Vincent's School Finalist for the Impact Award for the Future of World and Work.

Impact Award is for the Liverpool City council Culture and Creative Awards 2019


The RNIB awards form part of the charity’s celebration of its 150th year and were coordinated with sight loss organisations across the North West.

Scott Anderson won the RNIB Recognition Award for Outstanding Role Model benefiting the Visually Impaired.

Pictured is Scott Anderson receiving the award at the 150th Charity Celebration.

Well Done Scott!

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The RNIB awards form part of the charity’s celebration of its 150th year and were coordinated with sight loss organisations across the North West.

Sightbox won the RNIB Recognition Award for a Business or Corporation.

Pictured is Angela Williams receiving the award on behalf of Sightbox.

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Angela Williams receiving the Rotary Champions of Change award 2019 for her role in Sightbox.

Angela is a passionate ambassador for the charity Sightbox, which provides access to sport and education for the visually impaired in the UK and around the world.

Visually impaired students face high levels of unemployment and significant social hurdles throughout their lives. The project started in Liverpool and has grown across the world, with Angela’s role taking her to countries in Asia and Africa.

A Sightbox contains equipment, such as balls with bells in them, meaning all children can participate in sport and classroom games together.

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Well done to all our free runners for winning the Shackleton and Crew award for extraordinary teamwork!! Proud of you all

St Vincent Parkour Free Runners being awarded The Shackleton and Crew Award for Teamwork and Bravery at the Believe awards 2019 in conjunction with Radio City 96.7, YKids Charity and Cash for Kids.

St Vincent's Free Runners are on stage from 43 minutes in.

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St Vincent's are extremely proud of receiving our 'Lasting Legacies' recognition for services to the community from the High Sheriff of Merseyside. 

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Our recent OUTSTANDING award from the British Horticulture society

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