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Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers

Art - Margam Pictures

National Museum Cardiff

These notes will give you information about two historic paintings of Margam House as well as lots of backgound notes and ideas for work at school.

 

Key Stage 2, Teachers

natural history learning resource

National Museum Cardiff

This teacher-led resource for primary schools has been written to help teachers and other group leaders plan a successful visit. These galleries are diverse, covering many different topics within the science curriculum, including habitats, animals, plants, dinosaurs, minerals and biodiversity.

 

The content is also relevant to the National Numeracy and Literacy Framework.

 

This pack provides you with further information about the displays to help answer any questions your group may have. It also contains activities to help explore the displays.

Free
Key Stage 2, Teachers

Constable, Landscape and Literacy

National Museum Cardiff
Constable, Landscape and Literacy CPD opportunity for teachers (KS2)
Dates: Thursday 12th June
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.

Curriculum

KS2

Free
Teachers

How to plan your own Museum visits

National Museum Cardiff

24 September, 21 January and 14 May

1pm-5pm

Work with learning officers to develop your own knowledge and understanding of art and science within the Museum and to consider how to engage your learners with these collections in an interactive way.

Duration: 1 hour x 2
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.
FreeSelf-led
Families, Key Stage 2, Teachers

Activity Booklet Clore Discovery Centre and the Museum

National Museum Cardiff

Activity booklets for families and other groups to explore the galleries together

Self led visits to the Clore Discovery Centre must be booked in advance

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Teachers

Art Gallery visit - historic art collections

National Museum Cardiff

These notes have been developed to give you information about individual works within the historic art galleries as well as suggestions of how to talk to your pupils about the works

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

Clore Discovery Centre Self Led Visit focused on Numeracy

National Museum Cardiff

All schools and groups must book self led sessions in advance

Suggestions for teachers on the ways they can use the collections within the Clore Discovery Centre to offer pupils the oppertunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of maths, through practical activities, exploration and discovery. Includes a trail to download.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

Clore Discovery Centre Self Led Visits Focused on Literacy

National Museum Cardiff

The objects in the Clore Discovery Centre provide stimulating starting points for developing reading,writing and oracy. Teachers notes inlcude many suggestions of activities that can be carried out in the gallery linked to the literacy framework as well as trails to download.

All schools and groups must book self led sessions in advance

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

Exploring Materials

National Museum Cardiff

Worksheet to help you explore the museum’s collections – how many materials will you find.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Documents

FreeSelf-led
Families, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

General ideas for museum visits

National Museum Cardiff

 Use these notes to explore educational themes across the galleries.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Teachers

Teachers’ Learning Resource 'I Spy Nature'

National Museum Cardiff

This pack is designed to support Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2 teachers and educators in preparing for a self-led museum visit, but can also be used to support classroom learning. It includes information on some of the work of scientists studying nature. There are also ideas and activities to explore before your visit, in the gallery, and back at school. There is a resources section at the back of the pack with worksheets and activities.

Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeIn school
Teachers

Bat Facts & Quiz

National Museum Cardiff
St Fagans National History Museum

Ideal for schools or groups doing project work or preparing to go on a bat walk. Contains bat facts and a British bat call quiz.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: For use in school - free of charge.

Curriculum

Science

FreeIn school
Teachers

Global warming resources

National Museum Cardiff

A variety of resources that can be used by schools studying global warming or climate change.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: For use in school - free of charge.

Information

Map

Cathays Park, Cardiff
Open 10am–5pm Tuesday–Sunday (Galleries close at 4:45pm)

Learning department:
(029) 2057 3240

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