Teachers

Key Stage 2, Teachers
FreeIn school

Maths in Museums

Available at all our museums
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.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.
Adult Learners, Communities, Families, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers
Free

Underground Tour

Big Pit National Coal Museum

A guided tour 90 metres underground with an ex-miner who recounts their personal experience of working underground. Key developments in the history of the coalfield are covered, to tell the story of how coal made Wales.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.

Curriculum

History; Cwricwlwm Cymreig

Adult Learners, Communities, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers
FreeSelf-led

Geiriau Glo

Big Pit National Coal Museum

An online resource for Welsh learners at Mynediad and Sylfaen levels. Geiriau Glo encourages learners to visit the Big Pit site and use its displays and resources to enhance the Welsh learning experience. Find out more about coal mining heritage whilst improving language skills.

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Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Teachers
FreeSelf-led

Pickets, Police and Politics - The Miners' Strike of 1984-1985

Big Pit National Coal Museum
Pickets, Police and Politics: The Miners' Strike 1984-1985
Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers
FreeIn school

The First World War Education Project

Big Pit National Coal Museum

The National Library of Wales and National Museum Wales are leading a project to produce education resources for schools to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. As part of this project we are using items from the collections of both institutions to create digital teaching resources for Hwb.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.