Curriculum for Excellence clip example

Our validated educational resources  have contributed to this example which shows Sheila doing her washing in 1930s style. This clip  can be directly linked to the Curriculum for Excellence for secondary stages. The main topic is the Victorians to the Elizabethans in North East Scotland. This time period was a very significant time of great great invention when step changes in how work was done. Moving away from labour intensive processes to more machines being used. Britain was a leading manufacturer and exporter and Steam ploughing engines like this was widely used in many parts of the world.


Ploughing engine, manufactured in Britain
Ploughing engine with winch drum

Links for education via Historic Environment Scotland’s digital educational portal

Our educational resources have been validated by Historic Environment Scotland as suitable for distribution to Scottish schools via their digital portal. All our other validated clips also have strong linkage to the Curriculum for Excellence. The clip features the Doric dialect of Aberdeenshire and pupils should be encouraged to use the dialect of their own region and the language of home within their educational journey.

Digital download clips will soon be available

The content on this web-site is drawn from an archive consisting of 512 hours of unique Scottish heritage footage. The footage is digitised into 2.300 individual clips all searchable in our database. We are working at the moment in producing digital download clips for sale. These will feature many different topics which will showcasw how our Scottish ancestors lived and worked.

Customised heritage clips to meet your requirements

Customers can browse our clip database and select clips to meet their requirements. Carney Heritage Productions can also customise footage for customers. Digital clips from our archive can be purchased by contacting Don Carney on You can use the form below to send us your requirements.

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