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. 

 

A Farewell Tour of the Craigmillar Park Campus

Royal Blind School's Craigmillar Park building

 

We would like to invite former staff and pupils of the Royal Blind School to pay a farewell visit to the Craigmillar Park building on Tuesday 20 May at 6.30pm.

Posted: 15/05/2014 | Education

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Royal Blind’s European Theatre Project

A Forward Vision resident taking part in the weekly music group

The world of the theatre and performing arts enriches the lives of millions throughout the world. Staff from Royal Blind are engaging with professional groups throughout Europe in a unique project to bring theatre and performance into the world of adults with Multiple Disabilities and Visual Impairment (MDVI).

 

Posted: 30/04/2014 | Education, Adult Services

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Royal Blind Pupils Get Sneak Preview of Edinburgh Trams

A row of Edinburgh trams

A group of five pupils from the Royal Blind School had a fun day on Thursday 13th March when they got the chance to take a ride on one of Edinburgh’s long awaited trams. As the tram system isn’t due to launch until May, it was a fantastic opportunity to find out what the service will actually be like and how well it will cater to the unique needs of disabled, blind and visually impaired passengers.

 

Posted: 17/04/2014 | Education

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Royal Blind Pupils Visit Lanterns of the Terracotta Warriors Exhibition

Royal Blind Pupils Visit Lanterns of the Terracotta Warriors Exhibition

Royal Blind School pupils Brandon, Daniel and Myles went on a visit to the Lanterns of the Terracotta Warriors Exhibition at the University of Edinburgh's Old College Quad. The boys had been learning about Chinese New Year when their teacher, Ms Young, found out about the exhibition.

Posted: 25/02/2014 | Education

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MEP Visits Royal Blind School

MEP Visits Royal Blind School

The Royal Blind School is currently working on in collaboration with various partners in Europe as part of the Comenius STEP UP project.

The Comenius programme is named after Juan Amos Comenius, a passionate education reformer who was one of the earliest champions of a universal system of education.

Posted: 28/01/2014 | Education

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Royal Blind School Supports Fair Trade

Royal Blind School Supports Fair Trade

Since 2010, pupils have been taking part in fair trade activities at the Royal Blind School, as well as being registered with the Fairtrade Foundation since 2011 with the hope of reaching full fair trade accreditation.

Becoming accredited is a huge challenge, but one that Royal Blind School Modern Foreign Languages teacher Mary McNulty is dedicated to achieving.

Posted: 23/01/2014 | Education

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Royal Blind School Christmas Cards 2013

Royal Blind School Christmas Cards 2013

As you may remember, early in November the Royal Blind School pupils were busy demonstrating their creativity to create a range of Christmas themes for the school’s Christmas Card Competition 2013.

Posted: 03/12/2013 | Education

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Royal Blind School Christmas Card Competition 2013

Royal Blind School Christmas Card Competition 2013

Royal Blind School pupils have been busy demonstrating their creativity producing a range of Christmas themes for the school’s Christmas Card 2013 competition.

Nuala Heron, Art Teacher at the Royal Blind School, comments:

Posted: 06/11/2013 | Education

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The Royal Blind School's Rice Challenge

Rice Challenge Official Logo

Pupils at the Royal Blind School are taking part in the 90kg Rice Challenge to help farmers in Malawi.


Posted: 24/10/2013 | Education

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