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

Detail of plasterwork on ceiling at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Joint Visit with the Scottish Poetry Library

Age group: 
Third and Fourth Levels, Higher, Intermediate
School subjects: 
Social Studies, Literacy, History
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Designed to support curriculum coursework, pupils work with their very own poet and guide and use the Palace and Abbey as a stimulus for their own creative writing. ... Read more about Joint Visit with the Scottish Poetry Library

Creative Writing at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Age group: 
First Level, Second Level
School subjects: 
Social Studies; Literacy and English
Palace of Holyroodhouse

Be inspired by this opportunity for pupils to work with a published children's author as they explore the atmospheric Palace. ... Read more about Creative Writing at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Learning Resources

Kings & Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History

Kings and Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History is the first official Royal Collection Trust app tracing the royal line of succession from 1066 to the present day. ... Read more about Kings & Queens: 1,000 Years of British Royal History

Make a Miniature

Get inspiration from these tiny paintings of royalty.  Download the activity and create your own miniature masterpiece. ... Read more about Make a Miniature