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Student Resources

Our resources for students make learning fun!

Homework Helpers

Find out what life was like in medieval Scotland.

PDF icon Cooking in a Castle
PDF icon Cooking in the Village
PDF icon Feasting in the Great Hall
PDF icon Having Fun
PDF icon Keeping Clean
PDF icon Sickness and Health
PDF icon Working in a Castle

Evidence Record

Use it to record your discoveries as you investigate our sites.

PDF icon Evidence Record


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

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Learning Services
Historic Scotland
Holyrood Park Educ. Centre
1 Queen’s Drive
Tel: +44 (0)131 652 8155