Textiled Related Sessions

National Wool Museum

We can also provide a variety of textile related workshops, including weaving and felt making. Your pupils can get creative and discover for themselves the fascinating world of textile production and design.

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

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.

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.
Free Self-led

Annual Colleges Competition

National Wool Museum

Each year the National Wool Museum, invite students from across Wales  to submit work for an exciting textile related competition based on various themes. Colleges will be supplied with a brief and inspiration pack which is an excellent resource to explore the images, color and themes. There are two elements to the competition and students can choose either to follow an art based theme or to design a commerical product. The work will be selected and displayed at the Museum. Prizes will be given to the successful students including the opportunity to work with our Enterprise department to develop the commercial product for sale in the Museum shops. For more information please contact the National Wool Museum.

Duration: 1 hour x 2
Cost: Free of charge as is a self-led session.
Free Self-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.
Free Self-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.
Free In school

Community Challenge - Welsh Baccalaureate

Key Stage 4 – Advanced Level

Here are activities and resources created by Ross Thomas and Amgueddfa Cymru to support you in delivering the coursework requirements for the new Welsh Baccalaureate 2015.

The resources will help students to prepare and develop skills for the Community Challenge. 

Additional workshops to support your study are available. Please contact us for more details. Some workshops may be subject to charging.

Cost: For use in school - free of charge.