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We are creating a new public body, Historic Environment Scotland, which will come into effect from 1 October 2015. While we work on shaping our future we can reassure you that all services and products will continue as normal. We will continue to keep you up to date on developments. Please follow our progress and find out more about our new organisation.
School visits to Historic Scotland sites are a great way to deliver Curriculum for Excellence, encouraging discovery and exploration outside the classroom!
Self-led visits are free of charge enabling you to lead them your way with a range of downloadable and on-site resources available to enhance learning before, during and after.
Schools Activity ProgrammeOur schools activity programme supports Curriculum for Excellence providing inspirational experiences for learners aged 3-18. Use our search facility to find an activity or check the news section for exciting opportunities in your area.
|North||Grampian, Highlands & Islands|
|Central||West; Stirling; Fife; Perthshire, Kinross & Angus|
|South||Glasgow, Clyde & Ayrshire; Edinburgh & Lothian's; Scottish Borders; Dumfries & Galloway|
Early Years & Primary
Specially designed activities for wee ones use multi-sensory
approaches and creative mediums to provide extra special
experiences for those first school visits!
Primary activities are wide ranging covering popular topics
like Castles and Mary Queen of Scots, other curricular
activites such as Science and Technology and the Creative
Arts and our new Discovery Sessions can be tailored for
your class project.
Our offer for secondary schools is designed with flexibility in
mind and we can cater for the needs of individual teachers,
classes or groups.
Many activities can be tailored to meet your specific
learning needs and booked on convenient dates.
As well as supporting social studies our sites are excellent
places to inspire imaginations through art, drama and
Year of Homecoming 2014Did you know Historic Scotland is the largest operator of paid for visitor attractions in Scotland drawing millions of visitors from around the globe each year? A visit to one of our sites can provide real focus for travel and tourism or enterprise topics.
TeachersWe offer a programme of CPD events designed to develop skills in using Scotland’s Historic Environment to support delivery of Curriculum for Excellence as well as opportunities to try our activities and resources.