Key Stage 2
Maths in Museums
A new digital resource to support the numeracy framework in primary schools.
22 bilingual activities for year 6 pupils to support geometry, number, data and measuring skills.
The toolkit was developed in partnership with See Science. The toolkit is sponsored by the National Science Academy grant scheme.
Spring Bulbs for Schools
Plant bulbs in your school grounds to study climate change. Join this UK wide investigation and improve science and numeracy skills. All schools must apply by the end of July to take part in the following September. Free to all schools in Wales -spaces limited.
More information www.museumwales.ac.uk/scan/bulbs
Places now full for 2015-16. Applications open in May to participate in 2016-17.
Science, Geography and ESD&GC.
Help Beti Bwt wash her clothes before the advent of the washing machine.
See what shopping was like over 80 years ago.
Meet the Trees
Take part in a mini beast hunt, visit a bird hide and complete a nest building challenge.
Science and ESD&GC
Test skills with traditional toys.
Compare and contrast the clothes of the gentry with those of wealthy farmers, as modelled by four classmates. Discover hidden clues in a portrait of Tudor children at St Fagans Castle (1580).
Craft people such as the blacksmith, miller, weaver and clog maker demonstrate thier work to the public on certain days. If your group has an interest in a particular craft then you should check availability when making a booking.
Help build Bryn Eryr - our new Iron Age farmstead
Create your own Celtic tribe and help us to build our new Iron Age Farmstead. Learn about Iron Age life and take part in some Iron Age activities.
Plastic Gloves for the building activity are essential.
History: Iron Age Celts
Teachers and pupils re-enact a lesson 1890s style (1hr 30 min). Teachers must first attend a training day.
Visit a row of terrace houses from Merthyr and experience the differences between life in 1805 – 1985. Booking essential.
Compare two Tudor houses, handle replica Tudor objects and visit St Teilo’s Church (1530). Free of charge as this is a teacher-led session but teachers must first attend the training day.
Outdoor learning designed to develop thinking, communication and number skills. Take part in simple activities and use I-spy guides to explore the wildlife living at St Fagans.