Royal Blind School

43 Canaan Lane

Edinburgh

EH10 4SG

Tel: 0131 446 3120

Fax: 0131 447 9266

office@royalblindschool.org.uk

 

 

Blog - Royal Blind School

Find out more about our work and latest news by reading our latest blogs about the Royal Blind School. 

 

Royal Blind School pupil takes on Kilomathon race

Connor runs with the help of David Paclencia

A teenager with vision impairment is preparing to take on a Kilomathon event to help raise money for his school.

Royal Blind School pupil Connor Simpson, aged 15, will take on the race at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh on Sunday (8 April) with the help of his PE teacher.

Posted: 06/04/2018 | Education

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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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Clowning around: Dr Mousse and Dr Cous Cous visit Royal Blind School

Pupil smiles at camera as clown plays instrument
The Clowndoctors paid a visit to the Royal Blind School to entertain pupils with songs, games and lots of laughter. 

Dr Mousse and Dr Cous Cous dropped in on classes throughout the day on Wednesday. 

Posted: 31/01/2018 | Education

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Pupils wow in performance of the Odyssey for Christmas Show

Teacher and pupil dressed as pirates brandish pretend cutlises

Pupils and staff of the Royal Blind School have delivered a stunning performance of the Odyssey for their annual Christmas Show. 

Posted: 18/12/2017 | Education

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Banking on success: Lewis trials accessible features at Bank of Scotland

Lewis smiles at the camera

Royal Blind School pupil, Lewis, visited the Bank of Scotland in Morningside for a tour of the branch to test out the bank’s accessible features and to learn more about he can access banking.

Posted: 29/11/2017 | Education

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‘Home’: Pupils discuss what makes them feel proud to live in Scotland

scotword workshop at royal blind school

Beautiful scenery, free education, and Irn Bru are all reasons to be proud to live in Scotland – according to Royal Blind School pupils.

Posted: 23/11/2017 | Education

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Support the Royal Blind School's Courtyards Project

Lolly, pupil, laughing

The Royal Blind School is launching a campaign to transform its outdoor spaces to create inspiring and engaging outdoor areas for learning and play.

Posted: 21/11/2017 | Education

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Royal Blind School presented with Eat Safe Award

Eat Safe logo

The Royal Blind School has been presented with an award for excellent food hygiene standards.

Posted: 16/11/2017 | Education

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Royal Blind School hosts National Braille Week coffee morning

National Braille Week coffee morning

Pupils of the Royal Blind School served up an array of delicious food and drink as part of a special National Braille Week coffee morning.

Posted: 12/10/2017 | Education

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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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