Cup and Rings in the Classroom

A fascinating blog post from Glasgow University’s Dr Kenny Brophy packed with practical activity ideas to help you explore Scotland’s prehistoric rock art with your young learners.

A Song in Stone: Exploring Scotland’s Neolithic Rock Art

A substantial and comprehensive learning resource about Scotland’s Neolithic rock art.

Whiteadder: Historic Heart of the Lammermuirs

Discover archaeological sites of different time periods from across the Whiteadder Project study area, and ideas for how to use these sites as a springboard for learning.

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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

child completes artefact investigaton sheet

Archaeology Detectives

Explore a site using genuine archaeological skills, both within the classroom and onsite.  Read more about Archaeology Detectives

The Rubbish Game image (c) Archaeology Scotland

The Rubbish Game

A fun way to learn archaeological investigative skills: looking, interpreting and reporting
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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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