The Department for Education and Skills
The Department of Education and Skills initially refused to release details of schools with facilities for visually impaired children. It later released a list of special schools for the visually impaired but admitted that it did not collect information on VI facilities in mainstream schools.
A request under the Freedom of Information Act to the Department of Education and Skills for a list of mainstream primary and secondary schools in England with facilities for the visually impaired drew the following response:
Please find below the information that you requested. Maintained and
Independent schools that cater for Visual Impairment EXCLUDING Special
Etchells Primary School
This is a Community Primary School with and age range of 5 - 11
St James School
This is an Independent School with an age range of 3 - 16
There are only these two schools that cater for Visual Impairment out
side the Special School genre.