School children at the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Schools: Edinburgh
The Palace of Holyroodhouse and The Queen's Gallery span 10 centuries of history and over 500 years of art, and provide unique opportunities for creative curriculum based learning.

School Sessions

This session equips pupils with the skills to look at an historical image and analyse the clues and narratives portrayed.  Focussing on arguably some of the finest examples of portraits from the Tudor and Stuart period displayed in In Fine ... Read more about Learning to Read Paintings

Pupils finding out about Holyroodhouse in the Palace Coach House

From choosing food for a royal tea party, counting steps on a giant staircase to finding animals hidden high up in the ceilings, My First Visit provides a fun and stimulating experience in a real life palace. If you would like to extend your visit ... Read more about My First Visit

Learning Resources

A watermill beside a woody lane, by Meyndert Hobbema

Download this document to provide you with useful tips and ideas on using some of these inspiring Dutch Landscapes within your classroom teaching activities. ... Read more about Dutch Landscapes images: teacher information sheet

Download this document to provide you with useful tips and ideas on using some of these iconic exhibition images within your classroom teaching activities. ... Read more about Heart of the Great Alone images: teacher information sheet