Over 100 secondary school pupils attended an educational event to mark the final year of Scotland’s World War One centenary programme at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh today, with a series of talks and workshops focusing on the aftermath of the war.
Schools are invited to apply for places at the WW100 Scotland Education Event on Thursday 6 December at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
WW100 Scotland is offering secondary pupils the opportunity to attend a talk on Dr Elsie Inglis – a woman dedicated to developing the rights of women and to caring for those most in need in Scotland and overseas.
To launch the WW100 Scotland commemorations taking place in France and Scotland, Alasdair Hutton OBE, narrator for the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, whose grandfather was gravely injured but survived the Battle of Arras, was joined by singer Amy Hawthorn, young members of Cockenzie and Port Seton Pipes and Drums Euan Williamson, 13, and Carys Grieve, 13, and cadets Connor Mullen, 14, Melissa Rodger 14, and Kimberely Dougal, 16, from the Glasgow and Lanarkshire Battalion Army Cadet Force.
One hundred senior history pupils from across Scotland enjoyed a series of educational and interactive sessions at the WW100 Scotland annual Educational Event, held at the Mitchell Library yesterday.
Nearly 100 S5 and S6 History pupils from across Scotland gathered in Edinburgh for our inaugural Learning and Legacy educational event on 18 November. The event was hosted by the National Museums Scotland in Chambers Street.