Foundation Phase

Free Self-led

A Child's Christmas in Wales Film showing

National Waterfront Museum

Come and join us for a free film showing of the Dylan Thomas classic 'A child's Christmas in Wales'.

Free for schools, must be booked in advance.

Duration: 30 minutes
Dates: 27th November- 17th December
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.

Moving Toys

National Waterfront Museum

Explore a range of toys from the Victorian toy box and discover how different forces and mechanisms create movement.

Use a trail to look at the Museum’s new collection of moving toys. Play, investigate, learn and have lots and lots of fun.

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

Curriculum

Knowledge and Understanding of the World.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Oracy.

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Tedi Twt and Doli Glwt visit the Museum

National Waterfront Museum

Join the two friends on their exciting adventure to discover the sights and sounds of the Museum.

What will they see? What will they do?

Enjoy songs, stories and art activities with Tedi Twt and Doli Glwt as they learn about the past.

Includes 2 x 50 minute sessions and a 30 minute session led by museum staff, and one 30 minute teacher-led session. Free of charge as this session is delivered by a funded partner organisation.

 

Duration: 1 hour x 2
Cost: Led by Museum staff – free of charge.

Curriculum

Knowledge and Understanding of the World, Welsh Language Development.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework:Oracy, Reading.

Barti Ddu -FP

National Waterfront Museum

Meet the friendly pirate character and be wowed by the drama of the high seas. Use your imagination as you hear about the exploits and daring raids of one of Wales’s most famous and notorious pirates - Barti Ddu.

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

Knowledge and Understanding of the World.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Oracy.

 

Richard Trevithich and the Penydarren

National Waterfront Museum

Travel back in time to meet Richard Trevithick, the man who invented the first steam locomotive, the Penydarren. Participate in this lively presentation and use problem solving skills to help him overcome his engineering difficulties.

 

 

 

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

Knowledge and Understanding of the World.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework-Oracy.

Dark and Light with Jon Chase

National Waterfront Museum

Join in with activities and simple investigations to understand light and shadows in the company of professional science rapper Jon Chase.

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

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Oracy

Words and Wings FP

National Waterfront Museum

Do you like writing stories? Come and learn about the real and fascinating story behind the Museum’s red monoplane and let it inspire you to write your own. 

Local author and illustrator, Thomas Docherty, will be on hand to explain how fact can be the perfect starting point to head off on your very own imaginative journey.

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

Knowledge and Understanding of the World, Language, Literacy and Communication.

Literacy and Numeracy Framework: Oracy, Writing.