Big Pit National Coal Museum

Activity One - The Sound of the School Bell

School Rules OK

School-Rules-Ok.flv

School Ways, Victorian Ways

school_days_victorian_ways.flv

Watch the two videos about St. Peter's School in 19th century Blaenavon. Afterwards carry out the 'now and then' log book exercise and have a go at the activity sheet.


Which one on the Evaluation Grid best describes you?

Trainee Inspector Assistant Inspector Senior Inspector

I have watched the two video clips and I have some understanding of school life in 1842.

I have watched the video clips and I can complete the log book records in the role of a headmaster in 1842 and today.

I have watched the video clips and completed the log book exercise.

Through answering questions about the log book records, I can identify differences between school life 'now and then' and suggest reasons for the changes.