Kidscene

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

 

 

Kidscene Blog

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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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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

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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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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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Scottish War Blinded members construct garden furniture and raised plant beds for Kidscene

Scottish War Blinded members construct garden furniture and raised plant beds for Kidscene

Scottish War Blinded members and staff visited sister charity Royal Blind’s Kidscene after-School and Holiday Club service today to deliver and install garden furniture and raised flower beds as part of an ongoing programme of development at Caanan Lane.

Posted: 07/04/2016 | Child Care, Scottish War Blinded

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Visit our Royal Blind Stand at the SECC Independent Living Scotland Event in October

Visit our Royal Blind Stand at the SECC Independent Living Scotland Event in October

Royal Blind (Stand H86) will exhibit at the Independent Living Scotland event on Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 October 2015.

Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the services Royal Blind provides to support blind and partially sighted people of all ages across the UK in terms of education, care and employment including the Royal Blind School, Kidscene After-School and Holiday Club, Braeside House, Scottish Braille Press and Forward Vision.

Posted: 16/09/2015 | Education, Adult Services, Care for Older People, Child Care

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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

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