Royal Blind School

43 Canaan Lane

Edinburgh

EH10 4SG

Tel: 0131 446 3120

Fax: 0131 447 9266

office@royalblindschool.org.uk

 

 

Press Releases - Royal Blind School

Find out more about our work and latest news by reading our latest press releases. 

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Royal Blind welcomes rates relief protection for special schools in budget

Royal Blind School Edinburgh

Press Release | 15/12/2017

Royal Blind welcomes rates relief protection for special schools in budget

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Royal Blind highlights concern over special teachers numbers

Pupils conduct a science experiment

Press Release | 12/12/2017

Royal Blind has today urged the Scottish Government to consider policies which will encourage the recruitment of teachers for pupils with additional needs in light of new figures which show a reduction in the number of special teachers in Scotland’s schools.

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New provider for vision impairment education services in East Lothian

Royal Blind School exterior

Press Release | 09/09/2017

The Royal Blind School has been awarded the contract to deliver East Lothian Council’s vision impairment education service for the next three years.

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Royal Blind statement on Penman court case

Royal Blind School

Press Release | 24/06/2017

We are deeply sorry to learn from the recent court case of significant crimes carried out by one of our former pupils, David Penman, against other pupils at the Royal Blind School during the 1980s. We are shocked and saddened about these incidents and would like to express our heartfelt sorrow to his victims for all they went through.

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Royal Blind School to offer 52-week residential places

Royal Blind School to offer 52-week residential places

Press Release | 20/03/2017

A specialist vision impairment school is introducing 52 week residential care for its pupils.

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Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

Royal Blind Group receives Investors in People accreditation

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Scotland’s largest visual impairment organisation has received an award recognising its commitment to its employees.

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Deputy First Minister visits Royal Blind School

Deputy First Minister visits Royal Blind School

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The Royal Blind School played host to the Deputy First Minister today (Wednesday 22 February).

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Author Danny Weston leads creative writing workshop with visually impaired students

Author Philip Caveney speaks to student with laptop

Press Release | 22/09/2016

Aspiring young writers at the Royal Blind School were taught some tricks of the trade by one of their favourite authors during a creative writing workshop.

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Royal Blind School teacher to speak at international conference in Florida, USA

Student taking part in mindfulness session

Press Release | 24/08/2016

Royal Blind School teachers have taken their expertise stateside to address authorities in visual impairment from around the world.

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Paralympic Torch tours Royal Blind School ahead of 2016 Games in Rio

Junjie and Myles carry Paralympic Torch

Press Release | 14/06/2016

Pupils at the Royal Blind School were given a taste of sporting excitement today as they escorted the 2016 Paralympic Torch around their school.

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