Military Historian, Douglas Scott (1930-2010), on the debate about his grandfather, Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig.
Earl Haig (1918-2009) talks about his own experiences of war, The Earl Haig Fund and recent conflicts.
Earl Haig unveils Peebles war memorial and lays a wreath after inspecting a parade of war veterans. Crowds line the streets to watch. Pipes and drums lead the parade of veterans. Shows young people at the event.
The war memorial in the Borders town of Galashiels is unveiled by Field Marshal Earl Haig.
Unveiling ceremony of the Cameronians ‘Scottish Rifles’ regimental memorial by Field Marshal Earl Haig, in the grounds of Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow. Shows crowds and laying of wreaths.
Read and/ or perform the stunning production of ‘The Beaches of St Valery’ using the original script by Stuart Hepburn. This powerful play recounts one man’s experiences of the Battle of St Valery in 1940. Originally produced by A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Òran Mór. Prepare to be spellbound! #StValery80 Playwright: Dr. […]
Originally produced by A Play, A Pie and A Pint at Oran Mor in Glasgow the critically acclaimed ‘The Beaches of St Valery’, is Stuart Hepburn’s powerful play recounting one man’s experiences during and after the Battle of St. Valery in June 1940, France. Watch the play or read the play script and answer the […]
This reading and research activity introduces learners to the part Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Victor Fortune and Erwin Rommel played in the Battle of St. Valery in June 1940. #St.Valery.
The ‘Journey’ Challenge. Learners are challenged to watch the Poppyscotland film ‘The Journey’ to help them answer some ‘Big Questions’, like ‘Why is it important to remember? Teacher’s notes and students’ notes are combined into one easy to download document which is available as a Word or PDF file.
The Scots on the Western Front Debate Challenge. Learners are challenged to research Scots on the Western Front and discuss their contribution to the overall success of the British army on the Western Front. Teacher’s notes and students’ notes are combined into one easy to download document which is available as a Word or PDF file.
Earl Haig: Brilliant or Butcher Debate for Second & Third Level. Using the resources contained within this challenge write a speech (For & Against) for an upcoming debate on the founder of Poppyscotland: Earl Haig. Teacher’s notes and student’s notes contained within the one challenge document.