One of our roving reporters, Eilidh, recently met up with Shannon, a former VSS pupil, to find out more about life at college and work. Q. What subjects did you take in 5th year? A. English maths history and biology Q. What was your favourite subject at school? Maths Q. What did you study at… Read more VSS pupil interviews former pupil
The Royal Blind website has a ‘How To’ section, which provides videos covering topics such as mindfulness, how best to assist a blind person, how to communicate using on-body signing and what resources are available to visually impaired students and how they can help them learn and understand more about the world around them. learninghub.royalblind.org/course/view.php?id=4… Read more Royal Blind website – useful videos and resources
A group of pupils supported by the Vision Support Service,from across Aberdeen, have been enjoying a peer support group over the past few weeks. They have had sessions with Martin Coutts, Lead Educator in Scotland for Apple, who has shown them how to use various apps on their iPads, including Tellagammi, Garage Band and iMovie,… Read more VSS Peer Support
To see a list of exciting events held by NESS over the summer please click on the link below.
Scottish Disability Golf Partnership (SDGP) offer free golf lessons for members. Membership is free and is open to people with any disability, including blind and visual impairment, which has an impact on their ability to play golf. Coaches, who are the carers, guides or family members can also join for free. Once your 2017 SDGP… Read more Scottish Disability Golf – free golf lessons
Scottish Disability Sports are hosting a Parasports Day on Wednesday 7th June, 10:30-14:00, at Aberdeen Sports Village. The day is open to children in Primary and Secondary school with a physical disability and/or sensory impairment. Sports offered will include football, athletics, boccia, basketball/wheelchair basketball and table tennis. Some sports will only be on offer to… Read more Scottish Disability Sports Parasport Day
Last Friday, 5th May, five teams of VSS pupils took part in the final event in the ASN Boccia League programme, organised by Grampian Disability Sport. The three events this year have really been enjoyed by our pupils, as our photos below show.
We would be delighted if you could join us for a coffee morning and a chance to meet up with other parents. VSS Base, Brimmond School, Netherhills Place, Aberdeen, AB21 9DF Friday 2nd June 2017, 09:30 – 11:30am Please RSVP by Thursday 25th May to 01224 719940 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SDS Summer Sports Camp 2017 – Wednesday 5th — Friday 7th July 2017 Inverclyde Centre, Largs For Young People with Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments Scottish Disability Sports is delighted to be co-ordinating the seventeenth annual Summer Sports Camp for young people with a physical disability and or sensory impairment. We are again fortunate to be supported… Read more Scottish Disability Sports Summer Camp
Technology can support learning in many different ways. However, do you know what your child is seeing and who they are talking to online? Come and find out how you can help your child stay safe with a presentation from Constable Seb Cook, the School Liaison Officer with the North East Division of Police Scotland.… Read more Parents Evening – Online Safety