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Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2

Explore nature

St Fagans National History Museum

Take part in a mini beast hunt, visit a bird hide and complete a nest building challenge.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.

Curriculum

Science and ESD&GC

Key Stage 2

Grandma's washday

St Fagans National History Museum

Help Beti Bwt wash her clothes before the advent of the washing machine.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.

Curriculum

History: 18-1900s

Key Stage 2

Gwalia stores

St Fagans National History Museum

See what shopping was like over 80 years ago.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.
Key Stage 2

St Teilo's Church

St Fagans National History Museum

Learn about Tudor daily life by exploring the objects and paintings at St Teilo’s Church.

Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.
Key Stage 2

Sustainable Living - Past and Present

St Fagans National History Museum

Explore the traditional houses at St Fagans to find out how people built houses, cooked food and kept warm in the past. Compare and contrast with how you live today.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.

Curriculum

Science and ESD&GC

Key Stage 2

Toys

St Fagans National History Museum

Test skills with traditional toys.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.

Curriculum

History: 1800-1900s

Key Stage 2

Tudor costume

St Fagans National History Museum

Compare and contrast the clothes of the gentry with those of wealthy farmers, as modelled by four classmates. Discover hidden clues in a portrait of Tudor children at St Fagans Castle (1580).

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £22 for up to 15 pupils, £37 for up to 35. Free for schools in Wales with more than 20% free school meals take-up, Special Educational Needs groups and Pupil Referral Units.

Curriculum

History: Tudors

Free
Adult Learners, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education

Craft demonstrations

St Fagans National History Museum

Craft people such as the blacksmith, miller, weaver and clog maker demonstrate thier work to the public on certain days. If your group has an interest in a particular craft then you should check availability when making a booking.

Duration: 30 minutes
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.

Curriculum

Curriculum Cymraeg

FreePilot Session
Key Stage 2

Help build our new farmstead – Bryn Eryr

St Fagans National History Museum

Create your own Celtic tribe and help us to build the walls of our new Iron Age Farmstead. Learn about Iron Age life and try out a craft or survival skill.

Choose from: Story telling & bracelet making or warrior training.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Dates: (Available from March 2014)
Cost: Free of charge as this session is being piloted.

Curriculum

History: Iron Age Celts

FreeSelf-led
Key Stage 2

Maestir School

St Fagans National History Museum

Teachers and pupils re-enact a lesson 1890s style (1hr 30 min). Teachers must first attend a training day.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
FreeSelf-led
Key Stage 2

Rhyd-y-car

St Fagans National History Museum

Visit a row of terrace houses from Merthyr and experience the differences between life in 1805 – 1985. Booking essential.

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

Tudor Trail

St Fagans National History Museum

Compare two Tudor houses, handle replica Tudor objects and visit St Teilo’s Church (1530). Free of charge as this is a teacher-led session but teachers must first attend the training day.

Duration: 1 hour x 2
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Curriculum

History: Tudors

FreeSelf-led
Key Stage 2

Wildlife Trail

St Fagans National History Museum

Outdoor learning designed to develop thinking, communication and number skills. Take part in simple activities and use I-spy guides to explore the wildlife living at St Fagans.

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

Curriculum

Science

FreeIn school
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

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

Applications open in April 2014

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

Curriculum

Science, Geography and ESD&GC.