Royal Blind Blog

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Farewell to our School Leavers!

Roseanne Allisson, Deputy Care Services Manager, with pupil

Today we also say a fond farewell to our school leavers. 

Posted: 27/06/2014 | Education


A Farewell Celebration at Craigmillar Park

Pupil on adapted bike

We have held a number of activities to enable everyone to say goodbye to the building that has educated blind pupils since 1835.

Posted: 27/06/2014 | Education


Harry Lovett's Work Experience at Gorgie Farm

Harry Lovett at Gorgie Farm

When most 15 year old school pupils are asked what they would like to do as a work experience placement, most of them opt for comfortable indoor work with no heavy lifting. But not Harry Lovett!

Posted: 26/06/2014 | Education


Daniel Murphy visits 11th Edinburgh North East Cub Scout Pack

Scout Daniel and Roseanne, Care Manager

Royal Blind School pupil and Scout member Daniel Murphy recently visited another Scout Group to talk with them about disability awareness.

Posted: 17/06/2014 | Education


Craigmillar Park Campus Friends and Family Day 2014

Harry and Michael holding their baton

The annual Craigmillar Park Campus ‘Friends and Family Day’ took place on Friday 6th June, and was another fantastic opportunity for visitors to explore the Royal Blind School and meet our amazing teachers and staff.  This year’s event was even more special than usual, as it was the final Craigmillar Campus Friends and Family Day, ahead of the school’s exciting move to our newly renovated Canaan Lane Campus.

Posted: 12/06/2014 | Education


Touch Our World: Leaving a Lasting Legacy for Future Generations

Sports day at Royal Blind School

Did you know that by remembering Royal Blind in your will you can support our work and leave a lasting legacy for future generations?

Posted: 10/06/2014


Lothian Buses Double-Decker visits the Royal Blind School

A pupil sitting in the driver seat of the bus

Royal Blind School pupils were recently treated to a very special mobility lesson when the school’s Habilitation Department organised for a Lothian Buses double-decker bus to visit the Craigmillar Campus.

Posted: 02/06/2014 | Education