East Lothian Museums
Words we use alot
- Dunbar Town House
- John Gray Centre
- John Muir's Birthplace
- loan boxes
- official museum
- role models project
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Tag Archives: education
Wars of Independence Resources
I had an email from a teacher recently asking about any resources I was aware of about the Wars of Independence. I thought my response might be useful for others too! LTS have a great bit on the Wars of … Continue reading
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Check out our new Learning Programme for 2011-12
Wow, how quickly did those summer holidays go?! As the new school year approaches, it’s time to reveal our new Learning Programme for 2011-12: East Lothian Museum Service Learning Programme 2011-12 Check out our new outreach service called ‘Museum Curators … Continue reading
Posted in Loan Boxes, Museums, Museums on the Move Tagged CPD, education, John Muir's Birthplace, prestongrange, Programme, schools, teachers, workshops Comments Off on Check out our new Learning Programme for 2011-12
Aberlady heads back in time!
You might remember from an earlier blog that Alice and I visited Aberlady Primary to help them with their museum on World War Two. I am pleased to say that it looks fantastic! You can judge for yourself below… Well … Continue reading
Suffragette Chains herself to railings at Preston Lodge!
Catherine Blair, a local suffragette, chained herself to railings at Preston Lodge High this week to celebrate International Women’s Day. Assisted by Elsie Inglis, a Suffragist, the two women led the History Club on a march around the school at … Continue reading
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Another busy week!
Well, it’s been another busy week! Alice, our work experience pupil from last week, had such a busy time and her blog has been one of our most read ever! Aberlady P5/6 have written a blog about Alice and I’s … Continue reading
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End of Work Experience
What a week I have had! I’ve been blown away by everything I’ve done and experienced, as well as learnt. I can’t believe it’s nearly over; this week has flown by so quickly as I’ve had so much to do … Continue reading
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My Work Experience
Hello, my name is Alice and I go to North Berwick High School. I have chosen to go to East Lothian Museums Service for my work experience week. For those who don’t know, a work placement is a requirement for … Continue reading
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What was Musselburgh like in the 1950s and 1960s?
Classes at Stoneyhill, Campie, Whitecraig and Wallyford are going to be finding out in the next few weeks! We’re starting a project with one class at each school and challenging them to find out what life was like in the … Continue reading
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Museums Things Going in Schools over East Lothian!
Hi all, It’s nearly the October holidays – can you believe it already?! I’ve been in to visit Pencaitland Primary this week to do a Victorian washday. It was fun but hectic! I thought I would show you some of … Continue reading
Does your class have questions about museums?
I now have a page dedicated to answering pupils’ questions about museums, or historical topics. Click on the page called ‘Pupils! Get in touch’ at the side of this blog and ask me a question by leaving a comment. What … Continue reading →