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Adult Learners, Communities, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Explorer pack - for Amphitheatre and Barracks

National Roman Legion Museum

This replica Roman satchel contains instructions, information and objects designed to help your group understand how the Romans used the amphitheater and barracks. Objects include Roman coins, caltrops and sponges on sticks. 

The satchel can be borrowed in exchange for a deposit (credit card/ cheque / £30 cash).

You can download the instructions to read through before your visit below.

Duration: 1 hour
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, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Walking with Romans

National Roman Legion Museum

Experience the Amphitheatre, Barracks and Baths with your own Roman guide. Find out what life was like in the fortress nearly 2,000 years ago.

 

Dates: 8-12 June 2015
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £47 for up to 15 pupils, £77 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).
Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Blood, sweat and tears: The life of a Roman soldier

National Roman Legion Museum
Pupils discovering what life was like for a soldier in the Roman army.

Discover what life was like for a soldier in the Roman army. Take a closer look at the weapons and armour that they used.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).
Key Stage 2

Grammaticus - Roman Classroom

National Roman Legion Museum

Discover how Romans educated their children in this cross curricula session. Looking at language, numeracy and literacy pupils will find out more about Roman society under the strict guidance of the Majestor.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Nov 3-28 2014. Mar 16-27 & Jun 15-26 2015.
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

Language,Numeracy, Literacy & History

Key Stage 2

Masters & Slaves

National Roman Legion Museum

Take an imaginary step back in time and discover more about Roman society by taking part in this hands on role play session. Peacock's brains, stuffed dormouse and oysters are all on the menu at the Roman feast. Pupils will take on the role of a rich master or lowly slave and discover what life was like at both ends of the spectrum.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Sept 10-Oct 3 2014. Jan 5-30, Apr 13-May 8 and Jun 29 - Jul 17 2015.
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).
Key Stage 2

Medicus - Roman Medicine

National Roman Legion Museum
Medicus - Herbal remedies, amputations and horse - hari stitches are all treatments performed by the Roman doctor.

Take an imaginary step back in time and discover more about Roman society by taking part in this hands on role play session. Explore the Roman world and compare and contrast it to our lives today. Herbal remedies, amputations and horse - hair stitches are all treatments performed by the Roman doctor. Find out about Roman medicine and the role that the Gods played in healing the sick in this interactive session.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Oct 6-24 2014. Feb 2 - Mar 13, May 11 - Jun 5 2015
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).
Key Stage 2

Saturnalia: A Roman Christmas?

National Roman Legion Museum
Learn about the customs of the Roman festival Saturnalia.

Take a trip back in time and visit a Roman preparing for the midwinter festival of Saturnalia. Learn about the customs of the Roman festival while sharing modern midwinter traditions.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: December 1-11
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £27 for up to 15 pupils, £42 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).
FreeSelf-led
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2

Colouring sheets

National Roman Legion Museum

Study Roman mosaics and animals to create your own designs.

Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2

Roman soldiers

National Roman Legion Museum

Match the soldiers to the weapons and armour, using the models in the gallery to help you.

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

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Learning department:
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