Educational Resources

Almost all our resources are available in Gaelic. See each resource for more details.

Tha cha mhòr a h-uile goireas againn ri fhaighinn ann an Gàidhlig. Thoir sùil air gach fear airson barrachd fiosrachaidh.

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Educational Resources Order Form

Form for ordering education packs, booklets, posters, games and wallcharts

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Find out how you can use the Scottish Parliament building as inspiration for teaching the art and design curriculum

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Audio Resources

Listen to our fun radio programmes to find out more about the Parliament.

'A Day in the Life of Holly' booklet

Cartoon Booklets

A series of cartoon booklets to teach about various aspects of the Scottish Parliament

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We have produced a series of teaching resources for Citizenship topics - suitable for teaching social studies and general citizenship studies

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Display Materials

These ten colourful pages are suitable for introducing the Scottish Parliament to all ages

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Election Results Poster

Our Election Results poster series shows recent and past election results

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A series of factfiles looking at key areas of the Parliament

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Holyrood Quizzes

If you are visiting Holyrood with a group, you might want to do one of our quizzes

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Language and Literacy Curriculum

Resources for creative and imaginative writing

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Use your maths skills to explore the Parliament from a different angle

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Modern Languages

Inspire your students to use their language skills using the Scottish Parliament

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National Modern Studies

Our National Modern Studies notes can help teachers and pupils to work through the course, learning about the Scottish Parliament

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Open the Doors!

Read the poem written by Edwin Morgan for the opening of the Scottish Parliament building in 2004

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Parliament and Poetry

You can use the Parliament as a basis for poetry lessons using our lesson plans, produced jointly with the Scottish Poetry Library

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A series of posters showing the work of the Parliament in detail

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Snakes and Ladders

Snakes and Ladders is a board game for 2 to 4 players based on the election process

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SP-ingo! (downloads and help)

Try our word based bingo game with Parliamentary terms

Email the Education Service

If you have any questions about our resources, please send us an e-mail