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. […]
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.
On 12th June 1940, Jack Low was a 21 year-old Scottish soldier with the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders. He was also part of the 21,000-strong 51st Highland Division who that morning had been forced to surrender to the Germans at St. Valery-en-Caux in France. Marched and then put on cattle trucks to POW camps in […]
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.
Scottish Victoria Cross Research Challenge. Learners are challenged to find and research Scots who were awarded the Victoria Cross. Teacher’s notes and students’ notes are combined into one easy to download document which is available as a Word or PDF file.
Conflicts Since The Second World War Challenge. Learners are challenged to find out about recent conflicts in which British troops have been involved. Teacher’s notes and students’ notes are combined into one easy to download document which is available as a Word or PDF file.
PowerPoint presentation which can be used at school assemblies for Third Level students. The presentation is focused on why it is important for us to remember past conflicts and what remembrance means today.
Assembly highlighting the significance of war memorials in remembrance.
PowerPoint assembly presentation outlining the importance of why remembering past conflicts is important.
Assembly PowerPoint presentation highlighting the role of poetry in remembrance.