Key Stage 2

Llys Llywelyn Sleepovers

St Fagans National Museum of History

Launching April 2019

Step back in time to the 13th century and experience a sleepover with a difference.

Take part in a workshop to find out more about life in the Court of Llywelyn. 

Explore St. Fagans after hours, play medieval games and sleep under the painted eves of this magnificent building.

The package includes an hour long workshop, self-facilitated evening activities, evening meal, hot chocolate, breakfast and overnight accommodation.

Duration: 1 hour workshop and overnight accommodation available from 3pm until 10am.

Cost:  £50 per person.  One adult free for every 10 pupils.

Capacity:  Minimum of 20.  Maximum of 30 pupils.

Availability:  April - October

Booking essential: To book a place or for more information, please contact learning.stfagans@museumwales.ac.uk or (029) 2057 3424

Llys Llywelyn - Life in a medieval court

St Fagans National Museum of History

What was life like in the court of a Welsh Prince? Find out about Welsh medieval society through role playing a medieval feast.

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: From November 5th 2018 onwards
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Curriculum

Age of the Princes

Bryn Eryr - Iron Age Farmstead

St Fagans National Museum of History

Discover the Iron Age.

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

Celtic Warrior Grave

St Fagans National Museum of History

How do we know what we do about our ancestors who lived thousands of years ago?

Unlock secrets from the past in this interactive, archaeology workshop exploring the grave of an Iron Age warrior.

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).

Gwalia Stores

St Fagans National Museum of History

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/ 

Life is... gallery - Curate this!

St Fagans National Museum of History

What do objects from the past tell us about the lives of people in Wales? Explore how people lived in Wales through a thematic exploration of the Life is… gallery. Explore themes such as fun, food, work, and looking good.

Imagine you were a museum curator 100 years in the future – what would you chose to display to show how people live in Wales today?

Duration: 1 hour
Dates: From October 19th 2018 onwards
Cost: Led by Museum staff - £40 for up to 15 pupils, £60 for up to 35. Free for some schools (see booking information).

Toys

St Fagans National Museum of History

Find out what toys children played with in the past.

Enjoy an opportunity to play and compare with modern 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

Did you know you can also book: Toys - make a traditional toy

Toys - Make a Toy

St Fagans National Museum of History

Did you know that children in the past often played with handmade toys?

This is an opportunity for your class to make their very own peg doll to take back to school.

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

Did you know you can also book: Traditional Toys - an opportunity to play with traditional toys

Tudor Costume

St Fagans National Museum of History

Compare and contrast the clothes of the gentry with those of wealthy farmers, as modelled by four classmates.

Discover more about Tudor life with a visit to St Fagans Castle (our Elizabethan manor house).

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

Did you know you can also book: Tudor Religion and Belief Workshop

Tudor Religion and Belief

St Fagans National Museum of History

Discover the role of religion in everyday Tudor life.

How did this change during after the reformation?

Find out by visiting St Teilo’s – our pre-Reformation Church (c1530).

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: The Tudors

Did you know you can also book: Tudor Costume Workshop

Victorian School Lesson

St Fagans National Museum of History

How would it feel to be a pupil in a Victorian school?

An opportunity for your class to discover the difference between schools in Victorian times and today by taking part in a lesson.

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: The Victorians, Life in the 19th & 20th Century

Literacy

Numeracy

Craft demonstrations

St Fagans National Museum of History

Craft people such as the blacksmith, miller, weaver and clog maker demonstrate their 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

Free Self-led

Maestir School

St Fagans National Museum of History

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/

 

Free Self-led

Rhyd-y-car

St Fagans National Museum of History

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/