Education

There is specialist education provision available for children who are blind and partially sighted.

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RNIB Sunshine House School and Residence

RNIB Sunshine House is a specialist primary school, children’s residence and service for families in Northwood, Middlesex for blind and partially sighted children with significant learning difficulties and disabilities.

RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning

RNIB Pears Centre (formerly RNIB Rushton School and Children's Home) based in Coventry, North Warwickshire offers individually-tailored education, care, healthcare and therapies to children and young people with multiple disabilities and complex health needs who are blind or partially sighted. Short breaks and respite care, outreach and training are also available.

RNIB College Loughborough

RNIB College Loughborough supports young people up to 25 years old who have sight loss and other disabilities to learn new skills to access education, work and housing, and enjoy a healthy lifestyle and positive relationships. Residential and day programmes delivered by expert staff offer individuals a wide range of opportunities for a planned transition into adult life.

Find out about other special schools and colleges in the UK

Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) 

The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC) is a leading specialist residential college of further education for people with a visual impairment.

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