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Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2

Machines and Inventions

National Waterfront Museum

Find out more about the machines and inventions connected with Wales, past and present. Meet Richard Trevithick, the man who invented the first locomotive and changed the world.

Hear the inspiring story of the first man to design and build an aeroplane in Wales.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Please call for available dates
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.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Reading.

Key Stage 2

Victorian Investigation

National Waterfront Museum

Follow the footsteps of Mr Rosser around his district of Swansea on the day of the 1851 Census. Meet a number of people from different backgrounds.

Interrogate a wide range of objects associated with the different characters and piece together what life was like in the 19th century for rich and poor, men and women.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Please call for available dates.
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.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework:Reading.

 

 

Key Stage 2

Welsh Pirates KS2

National Waterfront Museum

Go back in time and hear tales about the trade, booty and the battles of Wales’ most successful buccaneer - Barti Ddu. Find out fascinating facts about this flamboyant character and his pirate code.

Delve into a treasure chest full of pirate-themed Literacy activities.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: Summer term
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 , Geography, Curriculum Cymreig.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Reading.

Key Stage 2

Words and Wings KS2

National Waterfront Museum

Hear the exciting story of the first man to design and build an aeroplane in Wales.

Participate in creative writing activities with professional, local author and illustrator, Thomas Docherty, who will inspire you to head off on your very own imaginative, literacy journey.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: 23, 30 September; 7, 21 October, 11 November
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, English.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Oracy, Writing.

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

Apply now: https://scan.wufoo.com/forms/spring-bulbs-for-schools-application-form/

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

Curriculum

Science, Geography and ESD&GC.