Learning Resources

Our lives are full of journeys. Whether it's a walk in the park, the school bus, visits to friends and relatives or something longer and further away, all of our trips are full of rich experiences.

These handy tips sheets can be printed out and sent to parents who are looking for guidance to help them enthuse their children about reading. There are three sheets below, each for a different age group. We hope you find them useful and informative!

Click on the links below to download the resources. Tutors of adult learners can also access further resources here.

History is a fascinating subject which comes alive when pupils are given the opportunity to actively explore and make sense of it. In this resource you'll find plenty of suggestions to help your class use their creativity to learn about history, whatever period they're studying. 

These resources will help you and your pupils bring your experiences to life through writing. The activities focus on the idea of treasued possessions and encourage learners to think deeply about why these things mean so much to them. Happy writing!

If you're settled on a book for the upcoming term but you're still looking for activities, check out these activities which can be applied to just about any book!

Here are a few key things to know about these resources before you start.

Home means something different to everyone, and these resources are full of ideas to help you and your pupils explore what home means to you.

Making reading a part of everyday life in school can really help to nurture lifelong readers. From nursery right through to secondary, the tried and tested activities and projects in these resources will help encourage reading throughout the whole school.

Writing in Scots

Writing in Scots

Age: 9-11, 12-14, 14+
Curriculum areas: Literacy and English
Format: Document

Writing in Scots is a great way for pupils to find their authentic voice, but it can be difficult to know how to get started and progress. This resource by Matthew Fitt of Scots Hoose makes it easy with step by step guidance to enter the world of Scots writing.

A step by step guide to creating book trailers for you and your pupils, with printable worksheets. This activity pack can be used alongside our How to Create Book Trailers video series, and activities can be modified as you see fit!