Lesson : Independence for Scotland?


This lesson focuses on the make up of the UK, the history of the union (including the creation of the Union Jack from the flags of the different countries) and the question of Scottish independence. It explores the issues of loyalty and patriotism.

Cross-curricular links: history, geography, art and design

Learning Activities:

  • Reading the story of Robert the Bruce
  • Creating own cartoons about a triumph after repeated failures
  • Finding out about tartan and creating their own tartan designs
  • Exploring where our loyalties lie, what does this have in common with others?