Study of the wars of Independence

Banockburn 1To enhance their study of the wars of Independence, all S1 students were recently given the opportunity to visit the site of the Battle of Bannockburn. They were all warmly welcomed to the visitor centre by the staff and former WHEC student, Scott McMaster, who is the manager and the National Trust for Scotland’s internal specialist on the Wars of Independence. Our students greatly enjoy the 3D battle simulation, discussion of the tactics used and trying on armour and weaponry.  A highlight for many was taking part in an interactive battle game led by the Battlemaster, which included a demonstration of how Scotland triumphed in 1314.