Sketchfab Drama and Literacy Activity Packs

Students will develop key communication skills and build their confidence through engaging with 3D digital models of artefacts in drama and literacy activities. Read more about Sketchfab Drama and Literacy Activity Packs

Teaching drama and literacy through archaeology loan boxes

Borrow a loan kit with replica object and drama or literacy activities to explore the Bridges Collection, develop key communication skills and build pupils’ confidence. Read more about Teaching drama and literacy through archaeology loan boxes

Heritage Hero Awards

Archaeology Scotland’s free award scheme offer a framework, a focus and a reward for groups undertaking heritage focused projects. Read more about Heritage Hero Awards

Combine your Heritage Hero Award with one of Youth Scotland’s youth awards

Looking for added value for your group? Want to add formal recognition and accreditation to your Heritage Hero Award? Considering multiple award recognition? Read more about Combine your Heritage Hero Award with one of Youth Scotland’s youth awards

Nursery class at the museum ©Ruth Armstrong Photography

A school Visit to National Museum of Scotland

Book a free school visit to the National Museum of Scotland. Read more about A school Visit to National Museum of Scotland

Heritage Investigators

Helping you explore local archaeology

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Minorities on the Homefront: ‘Enemy Alien’ Internment in the British Empire 1914-1919

A global theme with a Scottish focus, in particular Stobs Camp near Hawick, Scottish Borders

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Investigating Heritage on Your Doorstep - Educators' Notes (c) Historic Environment Scotland

Investigating Heritage on Your Doorstep

Ideas for exploring built heritage with your group

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Archaeology Activity Resources Pack front cover (c) Archaeology Scotland

Archaeological Activities Resource Pack – all sections

This is an excellent resource full of fantastic background information on how to do archaeology learning sessions, including very well-produced activity ideas. Read more about Archaeological Activities Resource Pack – all sections

Sir Edwin Landseer, The Monarch of the Glen, 1851. Purchased by the National Galleries of Scotland as a part gift from Diageo Scotland Ltd, with contributions from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Dunard Fund, the Art Fund, the William Jacob Bequest, the Tam O’ Shanter Trust, the Turtleton Trust, and the K. T. Wiedemann Foundation, Inc. and through public appeal 2017.

Scottish identity: who decides who we are? 

This resource provides a range of activities, questions and images to help groups of all ages explore Scottish identity

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