Scottish Learners 2nd Level (BBC Learning)

Scottish Learners 2nd Level (BBC Learning)

Radio programmes for children and teachers in Scottish primary schools (2nd Level), all designed for the Curriculum for Excellence and intended to be used as part of an active learning experience: to get children listening, thinking, talking and doing. This podcast runs for ten weeks in the Autumn term and ten weeks in the Spring term. During the rest of the school year it will offer topical excerpts from BBC Radio Scotland, intended to enhance classroom discussions. Further information on School Radio at www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio.

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  • Episodes available for:
    60 Days help

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Recent episodes (5)

  • Drama: Yes or No

    Thu, 27 Mar 14

    Duration:
    21 mins

    Available:
    1 month remaining

    A play by Alan Bissett, which explores the mixed feelings around the Referendum for Scottish Independence. Heather's mum and dad have opposing views, but what should she think?

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  • Drama: Boa Constrictor

    Thu, 20 Mar 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    28 days remaining

    Following a visit to the reptile house at the zoo, Sam finds a way to defeat the school bullies. But can he control his new power? Boa Constrictor, a play by Alan Bissett, puts bullying into focus.

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  • History Under Your Feet: Digging for Bannockburn

    Thu, 13 Mar 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    21 days remaining

    700 years after the Battle of Bannockburn, we still don't know exactly where the fighting took place. Can archaeology help solve the puzzle?

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  • History Under Your Feet: Archaeology for Beginners

    Thu, 6 Mar 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    14 days remaining

    Archaeologist Tony Pollard reveals how objects buried deep in the ground can tell us things we never knew about Scotland's past.

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  • Cooking with History: The Middle Ages

    Thu, 27 Feb 14

    Duration:
    19 mins

    Available:
    7 days remaining

    Nick Nairn explores the foods, and table manners, of Medieval Scotland. This programme was previously broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland.

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