Welsh pirates - KS2 - Learning: National Waterfront Museum
2 groups of up to 35 pupils in each.
Key Stage 2.
To learn about one of Wales’ historical characters and notorious pirates-Bartholomew Roberts. Pupils will learn that Barti Ddu was one of the most successful, and unusual, pirates that ever sailed.
Character Actor Session:
During this facilitated session, pupils will meet a character actor, playing the Welsh pirate, Barti Ddu. Pupils will learn about the exciting stories of those Welsh men who sailed the high seas in the golden age of piracy. Pupils will lean about the trade and the trade routes that Barti Ddu operated in. They will learn about some of the unusual features of Barti Ddu’s character and code.
During this teacher led session, the class will break into groups (each led by an adult). They will complete a trail about money, coins, and silver and gold objects from Wales contained in the Museum gallery cases.
During this teacher led session, pupils will have opportunity to carry out a variety of pirate and sea themed literacy activities.
History, English and Skills Framework.