Midlothian Library Service provides project collection boxes to all primary schools to supplement teaching resources for class topics /projects. The collection provides a box of non-fiction reading materials, promoting literacy and reading for information and supports the outcomes of the Curriculum for Excellence.
The Schools Library Service has been relaunched with the start of the new term taking into account all feedback and comments from teaching staff on how the service could support the needs of pupils and staff better.
Project boxes can be ordered as and when required by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The service also offers topic boxes of religious artefacts and fiction titles can also be included to support learning.
Topics available include:
• Animals – classification, life cycles, mammals etc.
• Countries – geography, culture, history etc.
• Government – democracy, voting, parliament etc.
• Houses & homes.
• Human body & health.
• Food & farming.
• Myths & legends.
• Scottish history
• Ancient Egypt
• Greeks / Romans / Celts / Vikings.
• Rainforests / woodlands / forests
• WWI & WWII
• Local history / information
This is not a fully comprehensive list but email any requests you may have to email@example.com. A communication has been sent to all primary teaching staff regarding the relaunch.
For more information on this service please contact Sarah Findlay, Service Development Leader – Children & Young People, 0131 271 3975, firstname.lastname@example.org.