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Winners Announced: Letters to my Teacher Competition

30th May 2022

Monday 30th May PUPILS’ LETTERS FROM THE TRENCHES WIN NATIONAL COMPETITION Scottish pupils have stunned judges in a nationwide competition with their moving depictions of life in the First World War trenches. Esha Ahmed, 15, from Fife, and Ciara, 11, from Midlothian, and have been announced as winners of Poppyscotland’s Letters to my Teacher competition. […]

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New Kindertransport Child Refugees 10 Lesson Activity Packs for CfE Third Level

9th May 2022

Friday 6th May 2022 HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR RETURNS TO GLASGOW’S CENTRAL STATION TO SHARE STORY Former Jewish-German child refugee Henry Wuga MBE, who came to Glasgow with the Kindertransport, returned to Central Station on Friday (MAY 6th) to launch a new learning programme with high school pupils. Mr Wuga, 98, joined Poppyscotland and Gathering the Voices […]

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Stunning Poppies on Melrose High Street

30th November 2021

Remembrance 2021 Highlights:  St Mary’s Melrose School, Scottish Borders As our annual Learning Competition this year, Letters to my Teacher, was inspired by Douglas Constable, a former pupil at St Mary’s Melrose School in the Borders we thought we would visit the school this week to see what they were doing for Remembrance and we […]

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Oban High School Remembrance Football Match

30th November 2021

Remembrance 2021 Highlights Oban High School hosted a Remembrance Football Match on Armistice Day inspired by the Christmas Day Truce football match of 1914. The striking poppy-inspired strips were designed by Archie and Ruaridh, who were winners of our 2019 Learning Competition. The Poppy 11 donned the Poppy strips to take on the mighty School […]

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New Remembrance Resources Out Now

30th September 2021

Have you downloaded our new Classroom & Assembly Activity PowerPoints for learners aged 3-18 yet? Click here to view our free Remembrance Resources for 2021. We have proudly partnered with the National Literary Trust and Twinkl Scotland to offer teachers, group leaders and educators a range of five new Remembrance Classroom and Assembly Activity PowerPoints […]

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Meet the winners of our Fundraising Heroes Competition 2020!

4th June 2021

Rosewell Primary School, Midlothian 4th June 2021 The passing of Remembrance legacy from generation to generation is as important now as it even has been. With the COVID-19 pandemic putting a halt to traditional fundraising efforts last year, Poppyscotland reached out to young people across the country for help. The competition, entitled ‘Fundraising Heroes!’ was […]

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Rosewell Primary School Wins Poppyscotland Learning Competition

4th June 2021

Poppyscotland is delighted to today announce that Rosewell Primary School in Midlothian is one of four winners of its popular annual Learning Competition. The passing of Remembrance legacy from generation to generation is as important now as it even has been. With the COVID-19 pandemic putting a halt to traditional fundraising efforts last year, Poppyscotland […]

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Twinkl St Valery learning resources launched today!

24th May 2021

Check out our new St. Valery learning resources which launched today in partnership with Twinkl Scotland. Last year Edinburgh pupil Iona discovered her great-grandfather and the rest of the 51st Highland Division were captured at the Battle of St Valery on 12th June 1940. Find out what she discovered in the video below.   These […]

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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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