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. 

No deposit is required but the satchel must be signed for by a teacher or group leader.

You can download the instructions before your visit.

 

Duration: 1 hour
FreeSelf-led

Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Welsh Baccalaureate

National Roman Legion Museum

Key Stage 4 - National / Foundation

Approved by WJEC

Here are activities and resources created by Ross Thomas, former Welsh Baccalaureate Development Officer, in partnership with the WJEC,  to support you in delivering the coursework requirements for the new Welsh Baccalaureate 2015.

The resources consist of a challenge document for your assessed piece of work, along with a trial challenge which can help students prepare and develop skills for their project.

To help you experience business and the world of work you should work together with others in a team of 3-6 members and use skills and knowledge you have developed from researching Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales to design and develop an innovative product based on the collections at the museums. The product must be cost-effective, innovative and suitable for sale in the Amgueddfa Cymru shops.

Additional workshops to support your study are available. Please contact us for more details. Some workshops may be subject to charging.

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

Curriculum

Welsh Baccalaureate Key Stage 4 - National / Foundation

Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Product

FreeIn school

Maths in Museums

Available at all our museums
Maths in Museums

A new digital resource to support the numeracy framework in primary schools.

22 bilingual activities for year 6 pupils to support geometry, number, data and measuring skills.

The toolkit was developed in partnership with See Science. The toolkit is sponsored by the National Science Academy grant scheme.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.

Caerleon, Roman Isca

National Roman Legion Museum

A wonderful resource for children studying the Romans. It will support your delivery of the National Curriculum through the direct experience of Roman life at Caerleon. The pack contains information on Roman Wales and provides a guide to the Museum and ancient monuments. It also includes activity sheets. (Please note that only photocopied versions are available and are therefore at a reduced price.)

Price £5.00 inc. p&p

 

Making the most of your visit to Caerleon

National Roman Legion Museum

An educational DVD created in collaboration with the Educational Business Partnership It has been produced with teachers who have had first-hand experience of the site and covers all aspects of a successful trip to the National Roman Legion Museum and Cadw’s historic monuments.

£11.49 (including P&P)

People’s Collection Wales

National Roman Legion Museum

The People’s Collection Wales is a website full of fascinating photographs, sound recordings, documents, videos and stories about the history and heritage of wales and its people. Discover trails, collections and stories, or just search for a photo of your favourite place! Join the site and add your own history!

www.peoplescollection.wales

Llanharan Primary School Trail!

 

 

Teacher's Guide to Roman Caerleon

National Roman Legion Museum

An exciting resource that helps you bring the ancient monuments to life. It contains a booklet explaining the background to the fortress with suggested questions, answers and activities. The pack also includes A3 colour images, and a Roman-style measuring string.

£24.45 (including P&P)

FreeSelf-led

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

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.
FreeIn school

Romans' TV

National Roman Legion Museum

Developed for Key Stage 2 pupils studying life in Roman Wales. This 20 minute film is written from a Roman perspective and is accompanied by a full set of teacher notes.

The result of a collaboration between National Museum Wales, Newport City Council and the Education Business Partnership, it features 8 teachers who scripted and acted in the film.

Romans' TV
Cost: For use in school - free of charge.
FreeIn school

The Battle for Wales

National Roman Legion Museum

A 4 minute film that tells the story of the Roman invasion. Suitable for any age group this is a perfect starting point for studying the Romans in Wales.

The Battle for Wales
Cost: For use in school - free of charge.
FreeIn school

The Caerleon Challenge

National Roman Legion Museum

The National Museum and Galleries of Wales has joined forces with CADW and Newport LEA, to develop an exiting multimedia resource for schools. The resource focuses on the Fortress Baths at Caerleon and is aimed at Year 3 children who study the Romans as part of their history curriculum.

The resource is in the form of a structured Microsoft PowerPoint presentation that allows the children to navigate through the tasks. The presentation also links to an exclusive multimedia resource bank provided by NMGW and CADW. The resource includes drawings, photos, video, virtual reality scenes and interactive drag and drop activities.

The Caerleon Challenge
Cost: For use in school - free of charge.
FreeIn school

The First World War Education Project

National Roman Legion Museum

The National Library of Wales and National Museum Wales are leading a project to produce education resources for schools to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. As part of this project we are using items from the collections of both institutions to create digital teaching resources for Hwb.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.