National Records of Scotland – Schools Programme 2013-2014


News item from the National Records of Scotland for Local Authority Departments of Education and Learning

 Learning opportunities with Scottish archives

National Records of Scotland (NRS) Schools Programme – bookings open for September 2013 – March 2014

The National Records of Scotland has launched its 2013-14 programme of free workshops and Glow Meet sessions for primary and secondary schools. New topics include ‘The Impact of the Great War 1914-1915’, ‘St Kilda: Living on the Edge’ and a Genealogy Research Project for secondary school pupils.

Online you can access documentary sources telling fascinating stories which pupils can use to develop their knowledge and understanding and research skills, and inspire their creativity. New online resources include ‘The Scottish Wars of Independence, 1286-1329’, ‘James IV of Scotland and the Battle of Flodden, 1513’ and, under the Year of Natural Scotland theme, ‘The Inverness Earthquake of 1816’.

 Full details, including how to book, are available on the

NRS education website. []