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Learning Resources

Our free downloadable resources can help you make the most of your visit.

Our current series provides information on how a visit to our sites can support delivery of Curriculum for Excellence, provide ideas for pre and post visit activities, and include suggested tours. Ideal for teachers and group leaders preparing a visit.

Search from the list below:

  • Themed Resources - investigate people, places and events from the past
  • Site Guides - background information and themed tours of our properties
  • For Students - homework helpers and more
  • Handling Boxes - bring your visit to life by booking a themed object handling box

Many of our resources are available in Gaelic. Visit our Gaelic section to find out more.

STANLEY MILLS

Discover Stanley Mills using our interactive resource.

Create a Story for Stanley Mills

As part of Storytelling Month at Stanley Mills in October, Historic Scotland is running a competition for children to create a new story for Stanley Mills.

Each winner will receive a special Stanley Mills goody bag and will have their winning story read by Claire at the Stories around Stanley event on Saturday 25 October 2014 as part of the Scottish International Storytelling Festival. The deadline for entries is 18 October 2014.

To find out more about the competition and how to get involved, download the competition information below.

PDF icon Create a Story for Stanley Mills Competition Information [pdf, 1.28mb]

SCRAN

Scran offers users direct access to more than 360,000 digital resources for studying heritage and material culture. The resources include images, video clips, podcasts  and Pathfinder teaching packs linked to both the Scottish and English curriculum frameworks www.rcahms.gov.uk/scran.html

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Contact us

Learning Services
Historic Scotland
Holyrood Park Education Centre
1 Queen’s Drive
Edinburgh
EH8 8HG
Tel: +44 (0)131 652 8155/8156