Royal Blind School

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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. 


Runners raise £2,000 for Royal Blind with evening Kelpies race

Liz and Anne pose in fundraising t-shirts and light-up accessories

Royal Blind supporters have raised more than £2,000 by taking part in a race around the Kelpies - after dark.

Posted: 14/11/2016 | Education


Log cabin launched for eco lessons

Group of students and adults gather outside log cabin with giant cheque

Staff and pupils are enjoying the use of a new log cabin in the grounds of the Royal Blind School.

Posted: 27/10/2016 | Education


Local cafes support National Braille Week with new Braille menus

Daniel and Christina at S Luca's

Eateries local to the Royal Blind School are getting into the National Braille Week spirit by supplying Braille menus for visually impaired customers.

Posted: 13/10/2016 | Education


Thank You for the Music: Video released to celebrate National Braille Week

Pupils and staff gather in hall to perform song

Children and adults across Royal Blind Group services have joined forces to make a video celebrating music in honour of National Braille Week. 

Royal Blind School students and staff, Forward Vision members and members of Scottish War Blinded's Linburn Centre star in Thank You for the Music - a cover of the Abba hit. 

Posted: 12/10/2016 | Education, Adult Services, Scottish War Blinded


Brand new SMART Platform gives Royal Blind School students power to navigate independently

Holly using the SMART Platform

Students with visual impairments and complex needs can more easily navigate the Royal Blind School independently after funders contribute towards a new state-of-the art SMART Platform.

Posted: 26/09/2016 | Education


Harry Lovett wins bronze at national judo competition

Harry Lovett wins bronze at national judo competition

Congratulations to Royal Blind School student, Harry Lovett, who has been awarded a bronze medal at a national Judo competition.

Posted: 30/08/2016 | Education


Royal Blind School celebrates graduation of school leavers

Royal Blind School leavers assembly

It’s the end of term and after completing exams, taking part in work experience placements and their final sports day, seven students are celebrating their graduation from the Royal Blind School.

Posted: 27/06/2016 | Education


Special Olympian Harry Lovett prepares for international judo competition in Switzerland

Harry holding the Paralympic torch

Special Olympian, Harry Lovett, will travel to Switzerland on Saturday to represent his Judo club in an international competition.

Posted: 17/06/2016 | Education


Family and friends flock to Royal Blind School for annual celebration

Family and friends flock to Royal Blind School for annual celebration

Royal Blind School pupils hosted an afternoon of entertainment today as dozens of parents, siblings and pals descended on the Morningside campus for Family and Friends day.

Posted: 17/06/2016 | Education


Royal Blind School student Reece Watt records work experience for Royal Blind blog

Reece and Scott

Last week Royal Blind School student, Reece Watt, joined Royal Blind's Marketing and Fundraising department for his work experience placement. 

Posted: 13/06/2016 | Education