The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC)

Are you working with a Visually Impaired young person aged 14-17? The Royal National College for the Blind is the UK’s leading Specialist Residential College for young people that are Blind or Partially Sighted. We have 2 events coming up that may be of interest to the young people you are working with.

 RNC Open Day

 Friday 28 January 2022, 10am – 4pm

 For prospective students, families and professionals working with young people with a visual impairment. Join us for an informative day!

 Meet current students and staff

  • Discuss funding, careers and transitions
  • Attend lesson drop-in sessions
  • Tour the campus focusing on our unique programme featuring;
  • Independent Living Skills, Mobility, ICT, Braille

 You can find this event on our website here:

 RNC ‘Have a Go’ Weekend

 Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 February. FREE for young people aged 13 to 17 with a visual impairment

Try sports such as Goalball and VI football

Art, music and drama,Bowling, golf and lots more

 Free overnight accommodation for accompanying adults/siblings. You can find this event on our website here:

 To book your place OR for more information call 01432 265 725 or email

 RNC Newsletter

 We are excited to launch our latest newsletter with a roundup of our first term of the academic year. We would love for you to take a look and see what our students and staff have been up to.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Nathan Hodges
Contact Position
Marketing Enquiries Officer

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