Writing creatively in Scots can be a life-changing experience for many children and young people.

The skill to write confidently in Scots can launch pupils on new pathways to learning and study.

Providing young Scots speakers and new Scots writers with the opportunity to develop such skills can result in rich and exciting creativity.

  Education Scotland - Scots
Ideas and tips on writing in Scots
Examples of poems and stories by pupils from across Scotland                                          
   
  Anne Donovan
The author reading from her novel 'Buddha Da' on the Education Scotland website
   
  Addressing the Bard
An anthology of poems inspired by Robert Burns written by modern writers
Download the complete book
Addressing the Bard from Education Scotland website
  Addressing the Bard learning ideas
Creative writing ideas and suggestions for study
Download the complete learning ideas pack from the Education Scotland website
  
  
National Theatre for Scotland and Company of Angels
Truant Verbatim Monologues in Scots on the NTS website about challenging issues (contains adult themes and some strong language)