Technical: 0131 271 3030 Curricular: 0131 271 4900 Seemis: 0131 561 6584 learning.technology@mgfl.net

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.
Project boxes can be ordered as and when required by emailing schoolslibraryservice@midlothian.gov.uk. 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.
  • Community
  • Countries – geography, culture, history etc.
  • Government – democracy, voting, parliament etc.
  • Houses & homes.
  • Human body & health.
  • Food & farming.
  • Myths & legends.
  • Scottish history
  • Victorians
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Greeks / Romans / Celts / Vikings.
  • Rainforests / woodlands / forests
  • WWI & WWII
  • Space
  • Earth
  • Weather
  • Science
  • Local history / information

This is not a fully comprehensive list but email any requests you may have.
For more information on this service please contact Sarah Findlay, Service Development Leader – Children & Young People, 0131 271 3975, schoolslibraryservice@midlothian.gov.uk.

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