News

Winners of the Future of Remembrance Competition Announced!

2nd October 2020

After more than 140 entries and 3,200 votes cast, Poppyscotland is proud to announce the two worthy winners of its annual Learning Competition. The Armed Forces charity had asked pupils in Scotland to tell reveal what they thought the Future of Remembrance should look like.   The winner in the Primary School category is Sophie […]

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Online Voting for The Future for Remembrance Competition is now open!

10th September 2020

We are so excited to announce that the Online Voting Poll for the ‘Future of Remembrance Competition is now open! Check out our Online Voting page to cast your vote for the best entry in the Primary School and Secondary School categories today! Competition Voting

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Our VE Day 75 Schools Pack is in schools & online now!

16th March 2020

In partnership with The Royal British Legion Scotland, the Scottish Government and Education Scotland, Poppyscotland Learning has posted a special illustrated Victory in Europe Day 75th Anniversary Assembly and Resource Pack to every school in Scotland. We hope our wonderfully inspiring, highly informative and fun activities booklet will give schools lots of great ideas for […]

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‘The Poppy Story’ in Braille!

13th December 2019

When the Poppyscotland Learning Team were asked in October 2019 by Karen Osterloh, a librarian at the Royal Blind School in Edinburgh, to help her make a braille copy of ‘The Poppy Story’ – our new illustrated picture book for readers 6 years and above – we were equally delighted to help and quite intrigued […]

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Bud On The Road! Have you seen us?

28th October 2019

The Wheels on Bud Go Round and Round! Oh yes they do! And all the way from the Borders to Stornoway! We thought we’d just give you a quick update on where our wonderful Bud Truck and it’s team have been travelling to over the last five months. Bud has been blazing a grand trail […]

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

12th September 2019

The Poppyscotland 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 exhibition is based on stories from World War One, with artwork […]

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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’, suitable for younger children and complete with colourful illustrations by Alfredo Belli, follows the idea of the development of the Poppy as a […]

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