Key Stage 2, Teachers
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.
Key Stage 2

Spring Bulbs for Schools

Available at all our museums

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 about the project

Places now full for 2015-16. Applications open in May to participate in 2016-17.

Dates: Sept - March

Curriculum

Science, Geography and ESD&GC.

Key Stage 2

Bryn Eryr - Iron Age farmstead

St Fagans National History Museum

The new Iron Age farmstead workshop. 

Find out about the daily life of our ancestors, how they built their round houses and how they lived. Take part in daily and seasonal activities such as drop spindling or grinding wheat.

 

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History: Iron Age Celts

Key Stage 2

Gwalia stores

St Fagans National History Museum

Meet the shop assistant in Gwalia Stores and see what shopping was like over 80 years ago.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History: 19th and 20th Century 

https://www.museumwales.ac.uk/stfagans/buildings/gwalia/ 

Key Stage 2

Toys

St Fagans National History Museum

Test your skills with traditional toys.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History: 19th and 20th Century

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 - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History: Tudors

Key Stage 2

Washday with Beti Bwt

St Fagans National History Museum

Help Beti Bwt wash her clothes in the traditional way, before the advent of the washing machine.

Duration: 45 minutes
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

History: 19th and 20th Century

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

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

Key Stage 2
FreeSelf-led

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.

Curriculum

History: 19th and 20th Century

http://www.museumwales.ac.uk/stfagans/buildings/maestir_school/

 

Key Stage 2
FreeSelf-led

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.

Curriculum

History: 19th and 20th Century

https://www.museumwales.ac.uk/stfagans/buildings/rhydycar/

 

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

The First World War Education Project

St Fagans National History 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.