RNIB schools, college and residences

UPDATE: Here is our statement following the recent announcement from the Charity Commission 

At our schools, college and residences, we offer specialist education, care and therapies for blind and partially sighted children and young people with additional disabilities. We want everyone to achieve their goals for learning, to develop independence skills, and to have fun!

Eshan's story 

Meet Hardeep and his 9 year old son Eshan in our film. Hear Hardeep's own experience about how our education, care and therapies are helping Eshan.

RNIB Pears Centre for Specialist Learning

Coventry, North Warwickshire

Ages 0 to 19 years

Specialist primary and secondary school

Children's home offering 24-hour care all year round

We offer personalised education, care and therapies to children and young people with complex needs and vision impairment.

  • On-site therapy team
  • Nursing care for children with additional medical needs
  • National outreach service

RNIB Sunshine House School

Northwood, Middlesex

Ages 2 to 14


A specialist day school for blind and partially sighted children with significant learning difficulties and disabilities.

  • Therapies and hydrotherapy pool
  • Family services
  • Shared resources with The Eden Academy


RNIB College Loughborough

Loughborough, Leicestershire

Age 16 plus

Daycare and residential opportunities

A specialist residential college for people with vision impairment and a wide range of disabilities, from all over the UK. 

  • Further Education 
  • Transition to employment
  • Residential independence programme

RNIB Academies

At RNIB we work with academies to support their education of children and young people, including those with vision impairment and sensory difficulties. 

We currently run one academy school, RNIB Three Spires Academy. At RNIB Three Spires Academy we support children aged 4-11 with learning disabilities, many with co-existing autism and communication difficulties. Together we are improving outcomes for our pupils.

Make an enquiry

You can make an enquiry to our schools, college and children's residences with our short form below.

Fill out our short enquiry form 

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Right now we can only reach one in three of the people who need our help most. Please make a donation and help us support more blind and partially sighted people.

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