Royal Blind Blog

Read about the people that we support and the services that we provide on our blog. You can also find out about forthcoming events and ways to support us. 

Student travels from Germany to Scotland to volunteer at 'amazing' Kidscene club

Savannah Seidl

Student Savannah Seidl has reflected on her time volunteering at Royal Blind’s holiday club, Kidscene. 

Posted: 27/07/2016 | Child Care

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Game, set and match! Braeside House residents battle it out in Wimbledon quiz

Game, set and match! Braeside House residents battle it out in Wimbledon quiz

Residents of Braeside House took part in a tennis quiz today to mark the start of this summer's Wimbledon Championships. 

Posted: 30/06/2016 | Care for Older People

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Royal Blind teams up with Knops Beer for Celebrity Golf Day

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Royal Blind’s eighth annual Celebrity Golf Day will see Royal Blind team up with a new drinks sponsor, Knops Beer.

Posted: 28/06/2016

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Royal Blind School celebrates graduation of school leavers

Royal Blind School leavers assembly

It’s the end of term and after completing exams, taking part in work experience placements and their final sports day, seven students are celebrating their graduation from the Royal Blind School.

Posted: 27/06/2016 | Education

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Special Olympian Harry Lovett prepares for international judo competition in Switzerland

Harry holding the Paralympic torch

Special Olympian, Harry Lovett, will travel to Switzerland on Saturday to represent his Judo club in an international competition.

Posted: 17/06/2016 | Education

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Family and friends flock to Royal Blind School for annual celebration

Family and friends flock to Royal Blind School for annual celebration

Royal Blind School pupils hosted an afternoon of entertainment today as dozens of parents, siblings and pals descended on the Morningside campus for Family and Friends day.

Posted: 17/06/2016 | Education

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Royal Blind School student Reece Watt records work experience for Royal Blind blog

Reece and Scott

Last week Royal Blind School student, Reece Watt, joined Royal Blind's Marketing and Fundraising department for his work experience placement. 

Posted: 13/06/2016 | Education

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Flatpack fun! Royal Blind School student Myles enjoying Ikea work experience placement

Flatpack fun! Royal Blind School student Myles enjoying Ikea work experience placement

He may only have been working at Ikea for two days, but Royal Blind School student, Myles Fleming, has already impressed his manager who described the teenager as an 'excellent’ worker.

Posted: 02/06/2016 | Education

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French care and education professionals visit Royal Blind School as part of tour of exemplary Scottish services

INS HEA at the Royal Blind School

French education and care staff visited the Royal Blind School today to learn how its students are helped with the transition to adult life.

Posted: 26/05/2016 | Education

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Kidscene praised for 'excellent' environment in latest Care Inspectorate report

Kidscene children

Royal Blind’s after school and holiday club has been praised for creating an ‘exciting and dynamic’ environment where children respect and care for each other in its latest inspection report.

Posted: 23/05/2016 | Child Care

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