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Edinburgh
EH10 4SG
Tel: 0131 446 3136
kidscene@royalblind.org

 

 

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Robot wars! Kids design 3D models with help of Infinity Robotics

Child holds model

Minions, castles and robots were among the creations produced at a special science-themed session at Kidscene Holiday Club.

Posted: 20/07/2018 | Child Care

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Schools out! Fun and games at Kidscene’s end of term party after Flow Ringz donation

Three young people and two members of staff hug outdoors

Kidscene celebrated the start of the summer holidays in style with an end of term party.

Posted: 16/07/2018 | Child Care

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‘Truly inclusive’: Kidscene – a parent’s perspective

Kidscene member Jessica

Any busy mum knows how difficult it is to get the right balance of work and childcare to achieve the very best care for your child, but for working mum Nadine Cassidy, Royal Blind has the perfect solution.

Posted: 01/07/2018 | Child Care

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Royal Blind statement in response to media reports about RNIB

Text says Royal Blind statement

Royal Blind is saddened in relation to recent media reports about an inquiry into abuse at RNIB care services in Coventry.

We wish to clarify however that we are a completely separate organisation to the RNIB. Royal Blind is Scotland’s largest visual impairment charity. We provide services in Scotland only. Our care services are consistently graded Good and Very Good by the Care Inspectorate.

Posted: 09/04/2018 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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Wed 28 Feb - Mon 5 March - Severe Weather update for staff and service users

Wed 28 Feb - Mon 5 March - Severe Weather update for staff and service users

WED 28 FEB - MON 5 MARCH - ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS

Closures

The Royal Blind School, Kidscene and our Scottish War Blinded centres remain closed for the rest of this week. Royal Blind's head office is also closed and staff are working from home. 

The Scottish War Blinded Linburn Centre will also be closed on Monday 5 March. 

Posted: 28/02/2018 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care, Scottish War Blinded

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Kidscene celebrates National Braille Week

Lewis demonstrates BrailleNote to children

Why Braillers have less keys than keyboards, who invented Braille and how vision impaired people draw, were among the topics discussed at a special National Braille Week themed after school club.

Posted: 12/10/2017 | Education, Child Care

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Welcome to new Chief Executive Mark O'Donnell!

Chief Executive Mark O'Donnell

Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded have officially welcomed their new Chief Executive, Mark O’Donnell.

Posted: 04/07/2017 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care, Scottish War Blinded

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Royal Blind bids fond farewell to Chief Executive Richard Hellewell

Richard rides a bike with a pupil

Royal Blind today bids a fond farewell to Chief Executive Richard Hellewell who is retiring after 10 years at the helm.

Posted: 30/06/2017 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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Three decades of Scouts service rewarded with Silver Acorn award

Roseanne in the St George's Day celebration

A volunteer Scout Cub leader for 32 years, Roseanne Allison’s duties have taken her as far as the Andes mountain range in South America.  

Now she has been presented with the prestigious Chief Scout’s Silver Acorn award by the Scottish Scouting Commission. 

Posted: 12/06/2017 | Education, Child Care

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Kids awarded silver prize for enchanted pallet garden at Gardening Scotland

Girls hold certificate in garden

A garden designed by children at Kidscene’s After School and Holiday Club has been granted a silver award at Gardening Scotland.

The enchanted fairy garden was created by green-fingered kids and staff for the Scottish Gardeners’ Forum pallet gardening challenge.

Posted: 06/06/2017 | Child Care

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