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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 Development Key Stage 2, 3 & 4Art 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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Using aerial photographs

The study of aerial photographs is one of the best ways to show changes to a locality. Aerial photos have been taken all over Wales for over 100 years. Foundation StageKnowledge and Understanding of the World 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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Homes in the 1950s

After WW2 many thousands of houses had to be built quickly, to give people homes after bombing and slum clearance.These were constructed using new materials and gave work to the unemployed. Grants improved existing houses, e.g. building inside bathrooms. Key Stage 2History 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 Development Key Stage 2History  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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Chapel Photographs to support 'Look Out...

A collection of chapel images to support a learning resource on Hwb. The resource on Hwb was created by the Swansea Network Project and it is called 'Look Out There’. Foundation StageKnowledge and Understanding of the WorldKey Stage 2Religious 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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The Woollen Industry

The history of the woollen industry in Wales.  Foundation StageHistory, Local History Key Stage 2History, 19th and 20th century 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 Dairy Industry

Milk production, a traditional agricultural activity dating from earliest times, developed into a thriving industry through mechanisation in the early twentieth century.  Foundation StageHistory, Local History Key Stage 2History, 19th and 20th century 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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Cockle Industry in South West Wales

This collection of images observes the cockle industry in the South West Wales area in the 20th century. Foundation StageHistory, Local History Key Stage 2History, 20th century 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 Slate Industry

The spectacular rise of the slate industry in north-west Wales began in the late 18th century, though it reached its greatest scale in the late 19th century.  Foundation StageHistory, Local History Key Stage 2History, 19th and 20th century 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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Children's toys

Toys from the collections of St Fagans National Museum of History.   Foundation Stage Knowledge and Understanding of the WorldPast and Present  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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Lesson 3: Publishing your own content with...

Publish a collection on People’s Collection Wales with good metadata and correct copyright information Key Stage 2Digital Competence FrameworkCitizenship: 1.1 Identity, image and reputation; 1.3 Digital rights, licensing and ownershipInteracting and collaborating: 2.2 Collaboration, 2.3 Storing and sharingProducing: 3.2 Creating; 3.3 Evaluating and improving Lesson PlanThis is a complete lesson plan. Follow it exactly or select parts of it to make you own lessons. It is part of a set of six lessons called Copyright and metadata made easy.

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Lesson 2: Metadata – Looking for a needle in a...

Learn what metadata is and why we need it. Key Stage 2Digital Competence Framework.Citizenship: 1.1 Identity, image and reputation Lesson PlanThis is a complete lesson plan. Follow it exactly or select parts of it to make you own lessons. It is part of a set of six lessons called Copyright and metadata made easy.

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Lesson 1: Copyright – know your digital rights

Learn how copyright law protects all creative work and stops others from using it without the creator's permission. Key Stage 2Digital Competence Framework.Citizenship: 1.3 Digital rights, licensing and ownership Lesson PlanThis is a complete lesson plan. Follow it exactly or select parts of it to make you own lessons. It is part of a set of six lessons called Copyright and metadata made easy.

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John Piper Project: Ysgol Moelfre

Artwork by Ysgol Moelfre inspired by the work of John Piper.

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John Piper Project: Ysgol Bodedern

Artwork by Ysgol Bodedern inspired by the work of John Piper.

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John Piper Workshop

This page links images of class work done by Ysgol Foel Gron and Ysgol Llanbedrog, and links to the works by John Piper that inspired them.

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'War's Hell!' - The Battle of...

Art inspired by the battle of Mametz Wood. This pack contains a resource with tasks based on the artwork, along with information about the works. There are also links to collections of items relevant to Mametz Wood on our website.

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Io Saturnalia! case study

The history of Saturnalia, the Roman mid-winter festival. The video in this teaching pack was created by Somerton Primary School as part of Kids in Museums Takeover Day 2016. You can find a link to the video below, as well as a link to a collection of objects selected by the School on their visit and a story to find out a little more about the Roman mid-winter festival of Saturnalia.The attached resources can help you create your own videos. They include a template storyboard, and some example scenes and lines that were used for creating the Saturnalia video. Key Stage 2History, Digital Competence Framework, Computing, Literacy skills Case StudySee how other schools have used our website to give you ideas for making your own digital projects.  

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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.

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Life on the Western Front

Interactive iBook about life on the Western Front during the First World War. Follow the links to images found in the book from the National Library and National Museum Wales' collections, and objects from the Museum's collection.

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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. 

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Victorian Swansea - Counting Heads

Who were the Victorians of Swansea? How can we find out about the people who lived and worked in Swansea Town in the middle of the 19th century? Was Swansea a smart progressive Victorian seaside resort with the latest transport connections or a smoke-filled overcrowded industrial town with slums, docks, cholera and bad drains? Or something in between? Look at extracts from the 1851 Swansea Town census to help answer these questions. Watch fascinating re-enactment videos to bring Victorian Swansea to life for your pupils. Key Stage 2History, Computing, Literacy skills Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our content. It is one of a series of 3 relating to 'Victorian Swansea' for KS2. 

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Paul Robeson in Wales

What links are there between the African-American Paul Robeson and Wales? This unit supports investigations into a significant person from the twentieth century who was an international figure but with links to Wales. Key Stage 3History Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our content. It is one of a series of six relating to Paul Robeson for KS3. 

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Pickets, Police and Politics

A four lesson plan for secondary schools explaining the background, events and aftermath of the Miners’ Strike of 1984-85. Key Stage 3, 4History Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our content.

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Use Archives to Discover Local History

Use these resources find out how you can investigate local history using your local archives