Please note that the following resources refer to the old Higher History qualification first offered in 2010 and NOT the new National Qualifications which have been developed to meet the aims of Curriculum for Excellence.
Gain an in-depth understanding of the revised Higher History course, in particular the compulsory Paper 2 Scottish History unit.
Learn about the Reformation in Europe, Scotland at the time of the Reformation, the reign of Mary and the relationship between James VI and the Kirk.
Read about the events and debates that led to the unification of Scotland and England into the United Kingdom of Great Britain. Discover how unification triggered widespread unrest in Scotland that led to the Jacobite Rebellion.
Study the movement of people travelling both to and from Scotland in search of new fortunes. Learn why many families abandoned their homes for unknown futures in distant colonies such as Canada and Australia, while others journeyed from parts of Europe to settle in Scotland.