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WW100 Exhibition: ‘What Do We Learn From All Th1s’?

12th September 2019

The Learning Team were at the launch of the WW100 Exhibition: ‘What Do We Learn From All Th1s’ on 3rd September rubbing shoulders with Nicola Sturgeon no less, the WW100 panel and the creators of this gem of an exhibition. This fabulously enthralling, augmented reality treat merges print art, augmented reality technology and the personal […]

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Bud at the Scottish Learning Festival 25th-26th September

12th September 2019

BUD will be a ‘festive highlight’ of the Scottish Learning Festival 2019 at the SEC Centre from 25th-26th September. The BUD truck will actually be parked in exhibitor hall which has been an excellent coup for Kerry and the Learning Team. We have also been given a free half page add in the festive brochure […]

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2019 Poppyscotland Learning Pack at your school now!

12th September 2019

Our 2019 Poppyscotland Learning Pack has now been delivered to YOUR school! All of our new Poppyscotland Learning 2019 Packs have been winging their way to primary schools and secondary schools across Scotland – as well as to regional Brownies, Scouts, Cadets, Boys Brigade and Girl Guide HQs. Please ask your teacher or group leader […]

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Watch now – ‘The Poppy Story’ book animation

27th June 2019

Following the launch of ‘The Poppy Story’, Poppyscotland Learning is proud to present this beautifully animated version of the book, available to watch now in both English and Gaelic. ‘The Poppy Story’, complete with colourful illustrations by Alfredo Belli, follows the idea of the development of the Poppy as a symbol of remembrance from the […]

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BREAKING NEWS! Announcing our Learning Competition winners…

20th May 2019

We are delighted to announce the winners of our BREAKING NEWS: WAR IS OVER! Learning Competition, delivered in partnership with STV News. The competition asked pupils to present how they would report the end of the First World War if it happened in the modern day, and, after five furious weeks of voting which saw […]

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Introducing… Bud!

2nd May 2019

This week, Poppyscotland has launched its ground-breaking new project that aims to explore a contemporary understanding of remembrance. Known as ‘Bud’, the 18-tonne truck transforms into an interactive learning space and will travel to schools and events across the country over the coming years.   First to receive a visit from Bud were the pupils […]

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VOTE for your winner of Poppyscotland’s BREAKING NEWS: WAR IS OVER! Learning Competition

22nd March 2019

We are very excited to reveal the shortlisting for our BREAKING NEWS: WAR IS OVER! Learning Competition and announce that voting is now open! For the latest instalment of our popular annual learning competition, Poppyscotland Learning and STV News invited pupils across Scotland to think about how they would report the end of the First […]

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Announcing Veterans’ Voices – and how you can get involved.

28th February 2019

We are pleased to announce Veterans’ Voices, an exciting new project from Poppyscotland Learning. Veterans’ Voices will be a unique resource of a high quality film archive of interviews with veterans of military conflict from 1939 to the present day, who are living in Scotland. Our ambition is to capture as many of these personal recollections, so […]

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The aftermath – Poppyscotland host VR learning workshops at WW100 Scotland’s Education Day.

14th December 2018

On Thursday 6th December WW100 Scotland hosted a collaborative education event at the National Museum of Scotland focusing of the aftermath of WW1, and Poppyscotland was there to deliver an interactive learning workshop entitled ‘Poppies: Past and Present’. Delivered in partnership with Abertay University’s School of Design and Informatics, these workshops invited secondary school pupils to […]

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Poppyscotland afternoon held at Pittenweem Primary School!

23rd November 2018

We love to hear about all of the inventive ways in which schools mark remembrance and fundraise during Poppy Appeal. On Friday 9th November, the pupils at Pittenweem Primary School worked in their school houses to fundraise for Poppyscotland by holding a Poppyscotland afternoon. Pupils in each school house – Barn Owls, Wildcats, Foxes and Golden Eagles – organised and […]

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