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Special report just in from the Poppy Girls at Killermont Primary School!

6th December 2016

The Poppyscotland Learning Team were lucky enough this morning to be sent through a short report with a couple of photos about the P6 ‘poppy girls’ at Killermont Primary School from their headteacher Elspeth Smith. The girls, with the help of their parents and teachers, were able to raise an extremely enterprising £245 for Poppyscotland. Great work girls! Have a read about their fundraising […]

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Ever wondered what happens after you’ve donated? Watch our Who We Help video featuring ex-soldier Stuart Proudfoot

5th December 2016

So what happens after you’ve successfully mounted your own unique bake sale or poppy-making project? You’ve worked super hard, made it a great success, counted your money and sent us your cheque…then what? Well if you have 5 minutes sit back and enjoy our case study video about Stuart Proudfoot one of the ex-servicemen Poppyscotland has helped with YOUR support. Our […]

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St Mary’s Melrose School pupils’ merino wool poppies & stunning portraiture

22nd November 2016

Pupils from St Mary’s Melrose School have mesmerised us with their merino wool poppies and amazing art inspired by the Poppy Appeal. We were delighted to hear via their very lovely teacher Deborah Wood that children from Kindergarten to Form 8 (13 year olds) made their own unique poppies to sell to the public using felt – with a little stitch or two […]

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Freepost Address for ‘Letters Home’ Schools Competition Entries

22nd November 2016

If your class are excitedly writing their ‘Letters Home’ Schools Competition entries remember to post us all of your pupils’ (hardcopy) letters/competition entries using our three-word freepost address below (which is case sensitive): Freepost POPPYSCOTLAND EDUCATION The deadline for all entries is Friday 2nd December 2016. Information about our Schools ‘Letter’s Home’ Competition “Please tell Dad that I got his parcel for […]

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Need inspiration for our Letters Home competition?

21st November 2016

Have you heard of ‘Letters of Note’? It is a website of the same name that attempts to gather and sort fascinating letters, postcards, telegrams, faxes, and memos and display them online. We came across this letter on the ‘Letters of Note’ website. It was written by Pte John Shaw of the Royal Fusiliers in October […]

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Battle of the Somme Film (1916) Live GLOW TV Event: Tomorrow: 22nd November: Sign up today!

21st November 2016

Join us live tomorrow, on Tuesday 22nd November, at 2pm from the Imperial War Museum to find out more about the Battle of the Somme which took place 100 years ago. This year is the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme- one of bloodiest conflicts of the First World War and subject of the […]

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‘The Water Fallen’ 2016: Queen Anne High School Remembers

18th November 2016

Every year Queen Anne High School in Dunfermline, Fife commemorates Remembrance with a full pupil-led service in the assembly hall reflecting on the impact of war through a number of subjects. Inspired by the original ceramic cascade of poppies at the Tower of London 2014 and the ‘Weeping Window’ at the Black Watch Museum in Perth […]

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P5’s raise £300 during their very own ‘Poppy Day’

14th November 2016

P5 pupils at Holy Family Primary School in Mossend, North Lanarkshire raised an amazing £300 from organizing and running their very own ‘Poppy Day’ on Friday 11th November. Face-painting fun and cake buying and eating were on offer at the stalls set up by the pupils and their teacher. It looks like a great day was had […]

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Young fundraiser from Fife goes the Extra Mile for Poppyscotland

13th November 2016

A youngster from Kirkcaldy has chosen to cycle 20 miles for Poppyscotland, after his uncle’s life was transformed by the charity. Logan Thomson, who is 12 years old, will cycle across the Forth Road Bridge fourteen times this Friday 11th of November. The young Fifer will also have the support of his six year old […]

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Welcome to our brand new Poppyscotland Learning website

6th September 2016

Welcome to our brand new Poppyscotland Learning website. We hope you like it and find it much easier to navigate your way around all our learning resources which can now be searched by curriculum area, level or subject.

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