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Austrian influence at Kidscene Holiday Club

Julia and Anna at Kidscene

Few charities could manage without the enthusiasm, hard work and commitment of volunteers, and Royal Blind is no exception with its band of helpers taking on wide-ranging and important roles.

Posted: 09/07/2015 | Child Care


Back to School with Kidscene

Back to School with Kidscene

The Royal Blind School campus at Canaan Lane has begun a re-development programme that will enable all pupils at the Royal Blind School to be cared for and educated there by Summer 2014.

As part of the re-development, our after school and holiday club, Kidscene, has moved to newly refurbished premises at the Canaan Lane campus. The new premises are already a big hit in this new term.

Posted: 11/09/2013 | Child Care


East Lothian Vision Impairment Service - Anya's Story

East Lothian Vision Impairment Service - Anya's Story



Since 2017 the Royal Blind School has been providing the East Lothian Vision Impairment Service. Teachers from the Royal Blind School visit pupils with vision impairment in mainstream schools across East Lothian.  These regular visits mean they are able to offer vital support and skills, such as teaching braille, helping to adapt areas in the classroom and working with both the pupil and their teacher.

Posted: 25/09/2019 | Education, Child Care


Happy 5th Birthday Kidscene!

Kidscene kids gather around birthday cake

Magic tricks, animal encounters and party games were among the ways members of Royal Blind’s after school club celebrated its fifth birthday!

Posted: 25/01/2017 | Child Care


Kezia Dugdale MSP Launches New Kidscene Premises

Kezia Dugdale MSP Launches New Kidscene Premises

On 22 November 2013 Kidscene, our after school and holiday club, was paid a visit by the Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, Kezia Dugdale MSP.

Posted: 28/11/2013 | Child Care


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


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


Kidscene Christmas Holiday Club

Toy tractor

The Kidscene Holiday Club has a special Christmas opening – 20 December 2013!

If you live in the Edinburgh area, you will know that local schools finish on Thursday 19 December.

Are you stuck for child care on Friday 20 December? Whether you are still at work, will be enjoying a Christmas lunch with your colleagues, or simply need some time off to do your Christmas shopping, Kidscene is open for one day only for Christmas fun! All you have to do is bring a packed lunch and your child will have lots of fun from 8.30am – 4.30pm.

Posted: 27/11/2013 | Child Care


Kidscene Easter Holiday Club 2015

Children at Kidscene with Skunk from Cool Creatures

“The children have more time to play and relax because you have the full day and children enjoy taking part in the activities.”

Posted: 27/04/2015 | Child Care


Kidscene October Holiday Club

Kidscene October Holiday Club

Are you looking for childcare during the October holidays? Kidscene is a unique after school and holiday club that provides care for children of all school ages and any ability from all over Edinburgh.

Located at the Royal Blind School in Morningside, Edinburgh, Kidscene is a place where children can come and take part in a wide range of tailored activity’s in a caring, safe, stimulating environment.

The October holiday week is very soon and the Holiday Club is now inviting children to come along and join in the fun!

Posted: 01/10/2013 | Child Care