‘In Future Fields: A Remembrance Film for Schools’ is special short film (7-minutes, 28 seconds) about 12 year-old Sophie Henderson from Ayrshire. After winning our Poppyscotland 2019 Learning Competition, Sophie made her beautiful poem ‘In Future Fields’ into a moving song which she recorded with musician Scott Nicol with 25% of the proceeds going to Poppyscotland. […]
A short film to introduce Sowing the Poppy seed: Poppyscotland Learning.
Poetry Challenge (Early/First Level). Learners are challenged to use their senses both in a local context e.g. nursery or school garden and a variety of audio-visual stimuli to create a poem which represents their garden, the poppy as a flower, poppy fields or for older children, the poppy as a symbol of remembrance. Teacher’s notes and […]
Poppy Paper Recycling Challenge. Learners are challenged to dream up new and exciting ways of creatively re-using off cut poppy paper (which can be obtained from the Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory via Poppyscotland). Teacher’s notes and students’ notes are combined into one accessible document which is easily to downloadable as a Word or PDF file.
Remembrance Assembly Challenge. Learners are challenged to plan and lead a whole school assembly sharing their own songs, poems, and art work, with an invited guest from Poppyscotland, or a local veteran etc. Teacher’s notes and students’ notes are combined into one document which is easy to download as a Word or PDF file.