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Brandon, Daniel and Myles from class SMY went on a visit to The Lanterns of the Teracotta Warriors Exhibition at The University of Edinburgh's Old colelge Quad. The boys had been learning about Chinese new Year when their teacher, Ms young, found out about the exhibition, which was arranged by the Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh to coincide with the holiday. The Institute is a national centre to promtoe educationl, economic and cultural tie between Scotland and China.
The Royal Blind School is currently working on in collaboration with various partners in Europe as part of the Comenius STEP UP project.
The Comenius programme is named after Juan Amos Comenius, a passionate education reformer who was one of the earliest champions of a universal system of education.
Since 2010, pupils have been taking part in fair trade activities at the Royal Blind School, as well as being registered with the Fairtrade Foundation since 2011 with the hope of reaching full fair trade accreditation.
Becoming accredited is a huge challenge, but one that Royal Blind School Modern Foreign Languages teacher Mary McNulty is dedicated to achieving.
As you may remember, early in November the Royal Blind School pupils were busy demonstrating their creativity to create a range of Christmas themes for the school’s Christmas Card Competition 2013.
Royal Blind School pupils have been busy demonstrating their creativity producing a range of Christmas themes for the school’s Christmas Card 2013 competition.
Nuala Heron, Art Teacher at the Royal Blind School, comments: