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

Mary, Queen of Scots at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Age group: 
Second Level, Third and Fourth Levels
School subjects: 
Social Studies
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Join a member of the Learning team as you explore the Palace and look for evidence of Mary, Queen of Scots’ life at Holyroodhouse. ... Read more about Mary, Queen of Scots at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Characters of the Everyday: A Creative Writing Workshop

Age group: 
Second Level, Third and Fourth Levels
School subjects: 
Social Studies; Literacy and English; Expressive Arts
The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse

Pupils work with their own author in this Creative Writing Workshop. ... Read more about Characters of the Everyday: A Creative Writing Workshop

Learning Resources

Seeing the story Children's activity screen shot

Seeing the story: Children's activity

By looking closely at paintings we can often discover a lot more than meets the eye. Artists had the ability to tell a story without using words. Instead they use hidden symbols and clues to pass on a message to the viewer. ... Read more about Seeing the story: Children's activity

Have a Heart: Leonardo da Vinci activity

Have a Heart: Explore the human heart in an activity for everyone.

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