RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning

At RNIB Pears Centre, we offer personalised education, care and therapies to children and young people with complex needs and vision impairment, from birth up to the age of 19. Our special school and children’s home is based in Coventry, North Warwickshire.

Specialist services for children and young people

Building on over fifty years' experience, we offer a stimulating and supportive purpose-built environment for children and young people, enabling them to reach their full potential for learning, independence and fulfilment. Our range of services includes:

New hydrotherapy pool

We are delighted to have now opened our new hydrotherapy pool at RNIB Pears Centre. This pool is improving the quality of life and learning experiences for children and young people with multiple disabilities and complex needs. Watch our film showcasing the impact the pool has already had on some of the children we support:

Eshan's story 

“The care that Eshan has received since he has been here has been quite exceptional.” Meet Hardeep and his 9-year-old son Eshan in our film. Find out how our education, care and therapies are helping Eshan.

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Name change from Rushton

We used to be known as RNIB Rushton School and Children's Home. Our name changed to RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning in 2011 as part of a major redevelopment and in recognition of the exceptional support of Pears Foundation. Read more about the redevelopment and history of RNIB Pears Centre.

Our policies and funding

Visit RNIB Pears Centre

We welcome enquiries and visits from parents, carers, children, other family members and professionals. Find out how to find us and book your visit today!

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Your donation can help us to provide wonderful experiences for children and young people with multiple disabilities and complex health needs who are blind or partially sighted, at RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning.

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