Key Stage 3 & 4, Teachers
FreeSelf-led

Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Welsh Baccalaureate

Available at all our museums

Key Stage 4 - National / Foundation

Approved by WJEC

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.

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

Curriculum

Welsh Baccalaureate Key Stage 4 - National / Foundation

Enterprise and Employability Challenge - Product

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

The museum Trail

National Wool Museum

A tour of the Museum will enhance pupils learning as they see the development from the Domestic Industry to the Industrial Machinery and stories of the people who lived and worked in the local community.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.
Adult Learners, Communities, Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education
Free

The Village trail

National Wool Museum

A village trail brings the effect of the Industrial Revolution to life as you discover the sites of old factories, compare the houses of the Mill owners to those of the workers, and see the growth of the village, through its churches, chapels, shops and community hall.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.
Adult Learners, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers
FreeSelf-led

Learning Resource for Welsh Learners

National Wool Museum

An online resource for Welsh learners at Mynediad,Sylfaen, Canolradd and Uwch levels. Gwau Geiriau encourages learners to visit the National Wool Museum and use its displays and resources to enhance the Welsh learning experience. Find out more about the Welsh Woollen Industry whilst improving language skills.

Duration: 1 hour x 2
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Foundation Phase, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education
FreeSelf-led

Textile Trail

National Wool Museum

Professional artist Julia Griffiths Jones has created five pieces of work that are displayed around the Museum. An activity has been created to engage children with each piece. Julia’s work offers a contemporary and personal response to the collection and the trail allows pupils to respond creatively to the museum.

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3 & 4, Post-16 Education, Teachers
FreeIn school

The First World War Education Project

National Wool 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.