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Blog - Royal Blind School

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


Royal Bind School pupils welcome the spring with Live Music Now

Sirocco Winds performers playing the flute and clarinet

Pupils from the Royal Blind School have been enjoying a sensory music lesson with the help of Live Music Now Scotland.

Posted: 04/04/2017 | Education


Royal Blind School reopens Drever House

Drever House, Royal Blind School

A former house for Royal Blind School pupils has reopened its doors after an increase in the number of residential pupils at the school.

Posted: 01/04/2017 | Education


Scooter clubs donate £100 to Royal Blind School after annual Easter rally

Pupil smiles near scooter

A scooter convoy has donated £100 – and dozens of Easter eggs – to the Royal Blind School after their annual rally to the campus.

Posted: 30/03/2017 | Education


Daniel tries out banking gadgets during Disabled Access Day

Pupil uses banking gadget

Student Daniel Murphy had a hands on experience of banking during an annual celebration of public places with good accessibility.

Posted: 28/03/2017 | Education


'Unforgettable': Teacher in training Hannah Burnley shares her QTVI placement experience with the Royal Blind blog

Royal Blind School exterior

At the start of the year, teacher Hannah Burnley embarked on a placement at the Royal Blind School. 

Posted: 23/03/2017 | Education


Art teacher to take the plunge in Forth Rail Bridge abseil fundraiser

Forth Rail Bridge

A Royal Blind School art teacher is preparing to abseil from the Forth Rail Bridge in a bid to raise £500 for Royal Blind.

Posted: 15/03/2017 | Education


Forward Vision named as runner up in Care Home Idol competition

Forward Vision resident and staff perform song near christmas tree

Congratulations to Forward Vision have been named runner up in the UK-wide Care Home Idol music competition.

A group of young adults starred in a festive music video filmed at one of their regular music workshops in December.

Posted: 14/02/2017 | Education


The Royal Blind School pulls out all the stops for a traditional Burns Lunch

Staff member Michelle with pupil, Luke.

The Royal Blind School celebrated our National Bard in the traditional style by hosting their own Burns Lunch, complete with haggis, bagpipes, and Scotland’s ‘other’ national drink!

Posted: 30/01/2017 | Education


Top eco award for Royal Blind School

Royal Blind School's log cabin

Pupils and staff at the Royal Blind School have been recognised for their environmental efforts.

Posted: 02/12/2016 | Education


Pupils get their hands on glass sculptures of cells

Pupil examines a tactile diagram of a cell in a science lab

Cell biology is an extremely complex subject to understand – so imagine what it might be like to try and learn the topic without the aid of visual diagrams.


Posted: 24/11/2016 | Education