National Museums Scotland Primary Schools Programme & CPD

nat-mus-progOur new Nursery and Primary Schools Programme 2014-15 is out now!

National Museums Primary Programme 2014-15

Highlights include:
• A new Dinosaurs session for nurseries-P1 on our Magic Carpet
• An action-packed Space Explorers workshop for Nursery-P2
• Our Inventors: The Power of Steam workshop full of hands-on experiments for P3-4
• Our events on the First World War: Stories from around the Commonwealth to help you start the topic with your P6-7 classes
Plus, lots more, including handling boxes to use free of charge during your visit, and we have a range of Glow events throughout the year!

Paper copies of the programme will be arriving in schools in late June. If you’d like a paper copy mailed directly to your home address, please let me know.

We also have 2 CPD days taking place over the summer to help your plan your visit to us next year. The days will gave you a taster of our different workshops, walk you through the practicalities & give you some new art ideas for social studies subjects too! To find out more, see our CPD pages online: ols/cpd_for_teachers.aspx

If you have any questions, do get in touch. Please share with others.


Sarah Cowie
Learning Officer (Schools)
Telephone: 0131 247 4046

National Museums Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh EH1 1JF

Discover our CPD programme for primary and secondary teachers running from June-August:

Discover the treasures of China?s Ming dynasty at the National Museum of Scotland.
Ming: The Golden Empire, 27 June-19 October 2014,


By David Gilmour

Learning Technologist East Lothian Council