Educating young people who are blind or vision impaired

See Me! Schools Programme

We are inviting your school to see differently – Meet George!

Raising awareness of vision impairment in children

New College is excited to be hosting our new, free, primary school initiative. We want you to join us in understanding what it’s like for our NCW students living with a vision impairment, learning how to do things, at times, a little differently.

Our aim

We would love to share our students’ experiences in an open discussion around what it’s like as a child to live with a vision impairment. Our aim is to give your students an insight into the world of a person who is visually impaired, outlining some of the differences (and similarities!) between us all and discuss ways in which young people can overcome barriers and achieve happiness and success.

Choose a visit to suit you

We can offer a combination of:

  • Virtual Assembly which can be streamed directly to classrooms
  • A visit from our staff to deliver an assembly remotely to classrooms
  • In-person Assembly
  • Virtual or in person workshops all about vision impairment
  • Classroom resources and plans for your teachers to deliver themed activities
This is a fantastic opportunity for both students and staff and also complies with the national curriculum forming part of PSHE education.
Schools - Go orange assembly
Playing with Lego Braille bricks in the classroom
"I like Chemistry and the fact that we are doing more practicals in class!"
Year 7

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*** Please note we are a nut-free school, if you are visiting us please remember not to bring any nut products ***

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