Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Welsh Baccalaureate
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.
Welsh Baccalaureate Key Stage 4 - National / Foundation
Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Product
Vivian Quarry Walk
An opportunity to go beyond the museum itself to the foot of the Vivian Quarry and towards the Quarry Hospital to hear more about the quarrymen’s dangerous work on the rockface and in the splitting sheds and to see some innovative Victorian inventions such as the blondin and the incline.
Behind the scenes at the Museum
A series of activities to help pupils understand the varied work of the Slate Museum.
What's Wood got to do with it?
A guided tour through the eyes of our Carpenter. An opportunity to learn more about the sleeper shed, the timber crane, the water wheel, the foundry and some of the amazing wooden patterns in our collection.
The First World War Education Project
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.