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

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  • Newsfeed Scotland: December 2014

    Thu, 4 Dec 14

    20 mins

    1 month remaining

    Catriona Shearer revisits five of the biggest news stories of the last six months including the Commonwealth Games, the Referendum, the Europe Music Awards, Ebola in West Africa and the comet landing.

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

    Thu, 6 Nov 14

    20 mins

    14 days 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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