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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 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


Flatpack fun! Royal Blind School student Myles enjoying Ikea work experience placement

Flatpack fun! Royal Blind School student Myles enjoying Ikea work experience placement

He may only have been working at Ikea for two days, but Royal Blind School student, Myles Fleming, has already impressed his manager who described the teenager as an 'excellent’ worker.

Posted: 02/06/2016 | Education


French care and education professionals visit Royal Blind School as part of tour of exemplary Scottish services

INS HEA at the Royal Blind School

French education and care staff visited the Royal Blind School today to learn how its students are helped with the transition to adult life.

Posted: 26/05/2016 | Education


Pushkin Prize winner Andrew shares creative writing retreat diary

Ian Rankin with Andrew Pettigrew

Budding author and Royal Blind School student, Andrew Pettigrew, has shared the diary he kept during a week-long creative writing retreat in the Highlands. 

Posted: 17/05/2016 | Education


Stephen Clegg to follow in athlete siblings' footsteps at Rio 2016 Paralympics

Stephen Clegg at the Royal Blind School

Former Royal Blind School student, Stephen Clegg, will follow in the footsteps of his athlete siblings to compete for Team GB in the 2016 Paralympics.

Posted: 16/05/2016 | Education


Royal Blind School bids fond farewell to Depute Head Teacher Sarah Hughes

Depute Head Sarah Hughes

Students and staff at the Royal Blind School are today saying a fond farewell to Depute Head - Outreach, Sarah Hughes. 

Sarah, who was part of the team that set up Royal Blind’s Learning Hub service, is moving to Cwmbran, Wales to become the Head of Visual Impairment Services for South East Wales. 

Posted: 13/05/2016 | Education


TV adventurer Bear Grylls presents Royal Blind School student with scout award at Windsor Castle

Scout Robbie with Bear Grylls

International adventurer Chief Scout, Bear Grylls, has honoured a dedicated Royal Blind School student and scout at a prestigious ceremony at Windsor Castle.  

Posted: 03/05/2016 | Education