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Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2

Spring Bulbs for Schools - investigation

National Museum Cardiff
St Fagans National History Museum
National Waterfront Museum
Big Pit National Coal Museum
National Wool Museum
National Slate Museum
National Roman Legion Museum
Herbert Thompson School - last spring.

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

Apply now: https://scan.wufoo.com/forms/spring-bulbs-for-schools-application-form/

Dates: Sept - March

Curriculum

Science, Geography and ESD&GC.

Key Stage 2

A sailor's life for me

National Waterfront Museum
A character actor as a sea captain with handling objects.

Inspired by a character actor, artefacts and your own imagination, explore what life was like on board ship in the age of sail. Handle a range of artefacts from ships’ biscuits to the luxuries of the captain’s table. Hear about weevils, scurvy and the lash!

Learn about the different parts of a ship and the jobs done by sailors, through the Museum’s model.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Please call for available dates
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History, Geography.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Writing.

Key Stage 2

Machines and Inventions

National Waterfront Museum

Find out more about the machines and inventions connected with Wales, past and present. Meet Richard Trevithick, the man who invented the first locomotive and changed the world.

Hear the inspiring story of the first man to design and build an aeroplane in Wales.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Please call for available dates
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Reading.

Key Stage 2

Victorian Investigation

National Waterfront Museum

Follow the footsteps of Mr Rosser around his district of Swansea on the day of the 1851 Census. Meet a number of people from different backgrounds.

Interrogate a wide range of objects associated with the different characters and piece together what life was like in the 19th century for rich and poor, men and women.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Please call for available dates.
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework:Reading.

 

 

Key Stage 2

Welsh Pirates KS2

National Waterfront Museum
A character actor

Meet the friendly pirate character and be wowed by the drama of the high seas.Use your imagination as you hear about the exploits and daring raids of one of Wales’s most famous and notorious pirates - Barti Ddu.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Please call for available dates
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History, Geography, Curriculum Cymreig.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Reading.

Key Stage 2

Words and Wings KS2

National Waterfront Museum

Hear the exciting story of the first man to design and build an aeroplane in Wales.

Participate in creative writing activities with professional, local author and illustrator, Thomas Docherty, who will inspire you to head off on your very own imaginative, literacy journey.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Please call for available dates.
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History, English.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Oracy, Writing.