RNIB Sunshine House - Eden Academy Trust
Address: 33 Dene Road, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2DD
Tel: 01923 822538
Web: https://www.rnib.org.uk/

Location   Northwood
School Status   Academy
School Type   Special
Age range of pupils at this school   2 to 14
Number of pupils on roll at this school   49 pupils
Is this a co-educational school?   Mixed Gender

At RNIB Sunshine House, we offer a part-time curriculum to children under 5 following the Early Years foundation curriculum. For children over 5, we have a tailored curriculum appropriate to their level of development and pace of learning. We provide special attention to any developing sensory skills, so we can improve upon the access to learning opportunities, support independence and develop a desire to learn more.

At our school, we work in 'a cohesive partnership between therapists and teaching staff, to provide suitable activities that are interwoven throughout the school day' (Ofsted 2019). Ensuring that all learning experiences are inspiring, motivating and support every child’s personal development. To learn more about our learning approach and facilities, please click here.

If you are happy, dedicated and motivated individual interested in joining our team, then we’d love to hear from you! 

For an informal discussion or to visit our school, please contact us on 01923 822538 or email: sunshinehouse@rnib.org.uk.

The Eden Academy Trust may, from time to time, require an employee to be relocated temporarily or permanently to one of its other schools. Any proposal to relocate will be carried out with due consultation and reasonable notice.


Leaders nurture high-quality expertise among staff. A wealth of professional development opportunities is on offer to support pupils’ needs, including suitable training from therapists.

Ofsted 2019

RNIB Sunshine House, part of The Eden Academy Trust in Northwood, Middlesex is a specialist school ages 2 - 14; for blind and partially sighted children with significant learning difficulties and disabilities.

Our safe and supportive enviroment, offers a range of specialist indoor and outdoor facilities, to meet the learning styles and support required for our pupils - ensuring they reach their full potential.

Everyone at Sunshine House is treated as an individual with their own set of needs and learning goals. Whilst working together with parents and specialists, ensuring their achievements go beyond the classroom into everyday life. Our pupils 'behave extremely well and enjoy being at school. They are courteous, polite and welcoming to visitors' (Ofsted 2019). 

Here at RNIB Sunshine House, we work in partnership with The Eden Academy. Which means we are part of a family of local special schools. Working together to share expertise and to offer children and families access to a greater range of activities and high quality resources.

If you'd like to learn more about our school, please visit our website.

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