Research into past and present lives
The Royal Bank of Scotland has produced an interactive CD-Rom exploring 300 years of British history. Past Lives - A Royal Bank Account encourages nine to 14-year-olds to study six periods, from the Restoration to the 1960s, by exploring the lives of 30 people associated with banks, such as Samuel Pepys and Adam Smith. With 600 images it draws on a wealth of archives. Schools that have not received a free copy, should contact Alison Turton on 01600 715755
Family Ties is a resource pack produced by Family Mediation Scotland for S1-2 personal and social education. With one in five children in Scotland experiencing parental divorce and one in three born to parents who are not married, it aims to explore the issues involved in belonging to a family, the roles, relationships and feelings. The pack is Pounds 10 plus pp.
Family Mediation Scotland, tel: 0131 220 1610.