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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Recent episodes (5)

  • The School That Went To War Explored: Behind The Scenes

    Thu, 6 Nov 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    1 month remaining

    Duddingston Primary near Edinburgh has been researching WW1. Today they meet the pupils of neighbouring Portobello High School who researched the lives of former pupils who fought in the Great War. They learn how they carried out their research and what they found out. They also hear about the impact of their overseas visit to some of the WW1 battlefield sites, trenches and cemetries at the Somme and Ypres. They also find out how Portobello was affected by the War. Narrated by Phoebe Inglis-Holmes

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  • The School That Went to War Explored: Digging for Research

    Thu, 23 Oct 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    24 days remaining

    Duddingston Primary pupils find the tips and tools of doing research by visiting their local library. They look at books, maps and websites as they research WW1 food and try out some old fashioned sweets. They also learn how to find out more about the local history of their area.

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  • Boa Constrictor

    Thu, 16 Oct 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    17 days remaining

    A play about bullying by Alan Bissett. After 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?

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  • Scotland's Wildlife 2: Wildlife and Tourism

    Thu, 2 Oct 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    3 days remaining

    The salmon and the sea eagle bring tourists to Scotland, but according to conservationists, both species need help to thrive here. Euan McIlwraith investigates.

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  • Scotland's Wildlife 1: Supporting native species

    Wed, 1 Oct 14

    Duration:
    20 mins

    Available:
    2 days remaining

    Springwatch presenter Euan McIlwraith explores the story of two indigenous Scottish species, the red squirrel and the beaver.

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