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Collection of Victorian architectural drawings...

A collection of architectural drawings by the Newport architect R.G. Thomas (1820 - 1883). Thomas was an architect and engineer who spent most of his life in Australia, having emigrated from Britain in 1836. He returned to Britain in 1846, where he remained for a period of 15 years, most of which were spent in Newport. During this time he was involved in numerous diverse building projects ranging from a drainage system for a housing estate to designs for cottages and villas and from shop-fronts to schools, churches and town halls.   Key Stage 2 Art and Design, History Key Stage 3, 4 Art and Design   Collection We have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Roman School

In this iBook you will explore what education was like for rich Roman children. You will discover the Roman collections held by the National Roman Legion Museum and the National Library of Wales. There is also a PDF version (not interactive) if you don't have access to iOS (Apple). This can be used as a stand alone resource but is best used to compliment the ‘Grammaticus - Roman Classroom’ role play session held at the National Roman Legion Museum.   Key Stage 2 History, Literacy skills, Numeracy skills   Learning Activity Pack This resource provides learning activities for your students using our website. See the Quick Links below for a collection of images to accompany this Teaching Resource. The collection includes content from the resource, and extra images to enhance your pupils’ learning experience.

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Case Study: Royal Charter Shipwreck

The 'Great Storm of 1859', one of the most destructive storms in British history, hit the coast of Wales on 25-26 October 1859. Nearly 150 ships were lost, the most famous of which was the steamship Royal Charter, which wrecked off the coast of Anglesey with the loss of 450 lives. The shipwrecks of the Great Storm provide a unique window on the Victorian period in Wales - a moment in time through which to explore our trading links with the wider world, forgotten maritime industries, and the society of the day.Three schools from Anglesey spent several months studying the Royal Charter shipwreck, in a joint partnership project between Cadw and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW). Read about their project, get great ideas for classroom activities and see examples of the work produced by the pupils. You can also explore the source material they used here on People's Collection Wales, including beautiful gold artefacts and everyday objects recovered from the Royal Charter shipwreck. Key Stage 2History, Literacy skills, Numeracy skills Case StudySee how other schools have used our website to give you ideas for your own digital projects. 

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Case Study: Mapping the Model

Mapping the Model was an Arts Council of Wales Lead Creative Schools Project, that took place in Model Church in Wales School, Carmarthen, in the Spring Term of 2018. The project was a collaboration between artist Rowan O’Neill and the Year 4 Creative Group, and was designed in response to the brief prepared by the school: Can an exploration of deep mapping, via Welsh poetry and drama, improve confidence and oracy skills and enhance creative thinking for pupils in Year 4?The challenge of this project was to find different ways of mapping links between the school and the town of Carmarthen, including geography, history and legend. The result was an investigative project around the concept of mapping, that used People’s Collection Wales to digitally publish and record the diverse work created. Key Stage 2History, Geography, Literacy skills, Numeracy skills, Digital Competence Framework Case StudySee how other schools have used our website to give you ideas for your own digital projects.

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Urban Meadow

Learn about bees, biodiversity and how to create your own meadow.In 2014, National Museum Cardiff created an Urban Meadow on the Museum grounds to provide a natural haven for local wildlife within the urban landscape. This pack is designed to support teachers and educators in preparing for a self-led visit to National Museum Cardiff, but can also be used to support learning inside and outside of the classroom. There are lots of ideas and activities to explore before your visit, at the Museum, and back at school. There is also a resources section at the back of the pack with worksheets and activities. Foundation PhaseKnowledge and understanding of the world, Language, literacy and communication skills, Mathematical Development, Personal and social development, well-being and cultural diversity Key Stage 2Science, Art and design, Geography, Education for sustainable development and global citizenship, Literacy skills, Numeracy skills Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our website. See the Quick Links below for a collection of images to accompany this Teaching Resource. The collection includes content from the resource, and extra images to enhance your pupils’ learning experience.

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Time for Washing

An interactive iBook about washing clothes before washing machines. Designed to be used by your learners; includes games, archive material and suggested activities. There is also a PDF version (not interactive) if you don't have access to iOS (Apple).Can be used as a stand-alone resource, but best used to complement washday sessions at St Fagans National Museum of History , Big Pit National Coal Museum and the National Slate Museum - where there is a chance to have a go at some of the steps of the process with a facilitator. Foundation PhaseKnowledge and understanding of the world, Literacy, Numeracy Lower Key Stage 2History, Literacy, Numeracy Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our content.

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Bethania Welsh Independent Chapel

Bethania was the first Independent chapel established in the parish of Ffestiniog, founded in 1818. The 1839 rebuild was recorded by Hildred in a comprehensive series of drawings. It was later demolished (though the vestry, schoolroom and chapel house remain). Foundation PhaseCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Rural life and Industry by Falcon Hildred

Industrial buildings in the countryside have attracted particular appreciation since the rise of industrial archaeology in the 1950s and 1960s. Falcon’s drawings reinforce the point that industry in the countryside historically was vastly varied.  Foundation StageCreative Development  Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Industrial Buildings by Falcon Hildred

Industrial buildings of the 19th and 20th centuries have been threatened in the last 50 years. Falcon’s drawings powerfully project a sense of what industrial buildings were all about, how they worked and how people’s lives were lived within and around them. Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Transport and Engineering by Falcon Hildred

Achievements in engineering, especially those concerned with transport, were among the wonders of Britain’s industrial era. Falcon Hildred has been often concerned to document the nitty-gritty of transport and engineering: the infrastructure in daily use. Foundation StageCreative Development  Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Churches and Chapels by Falcon Hildred

Churches and chapels are among the most prominent architectural components of worktowns. Sadly, churches and chapels have been among the most threatened categories of buildings in recent years, thus Falcon's records are of even greater importance. Foundation StageCreative Development  Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design, Religious Education CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Public and Commercial Buildings, Falcon Hildred

Many Welsh public and commercial buildings are vulnerable to redevelopment.  Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Housing by Falcon Hildred

This is a collection of drawings related to housing in Wales by the artist Falcon Hildred.  Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Townscapes by Falcon Hildred

The images in this collection are drawn by Falcon Hildred. Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Drawings of Newport by Falcon D. Hildred

Drawings of Newport by Falcon D. Hildred, 1988 Foundation PhaseCreative Development Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Kyffin Williams paintings

A collection of some of Kyffin Williams' paintings Key Stage 3Famous Welsh PeopleKey Stage 4Famous Welsh People, Art and design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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The Landscape of Slate - Falcon Hildred drawings

The landscape of slate is captured in these drawings by Falcon Hildred. They depict a landscape of quarries and waste tips, dams and watercourses, tramways, mills and workshops. Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3 & 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Twentieth Century Welsh Artists

This is a collection of artworks by twentieth century Welsh artists. Foundation StageCreative Development Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class. 

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Buckley Pottery

A collection of items relating to the pottery industry in Buckley, Flintshire. Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2Art and design, HistoryKey Stage 3 & 4Art and design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class. 

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Efforts and Ideals - Prints of the First World War

Information on the striking prints organized by the government War Propoaganda Bureau in 1917. Find links here to digital images of the lithographs, and a digital activity.   Key Stage 3 & 4, Post 16 and Welsh Bacc. History, Art and Design, Digital Competence Framework   Learning Activity Pack This resource provides learning activities for your students using our website. See the Quick Links below for content to accompany this Teaching Resource.

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John Piper - The Mountains of Wales

Discover the dramatic landscapes of north Wales. Study John Piper's paintings, locations and techniques with the learning resource and activity booklet. Key Stage 2 & 3 Art and Design, Geography, Literacy Skills, Famous Welsh PeopleThe activity suggestions are targeted primarily at Key Stage 2 and 3 pupils but can also be adapted for older or younger students. Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our website.