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Welcome teachers to a Learn section designed just for you. Search our Teaching Resources by key stage and topic below, or use the Teaching Toolbox for practical help with the Digital Competence Framework

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Shops and Shopkeepers

Shops, their owners and the high street. Often central to the lives of towns and villages across Wales. Today, many are in decline, why not add photos and memories of your local village or corner shop? 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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Swansea in the 1960s

Images of Swansea during the 1960s taken from the collection 'Swansea through the Decades'. 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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Leisure time 1960s

Living in the Twentieth Century' project. Sources relating to leisure time in the 1960s. 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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Celebrations 1960s

Living in the Twentieth Century' project. Sources relating to celebrations in the 1960s. 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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Clothes 1960s

Living in the Twentieth Century' project. Sources relating to clothes in the 1960s. 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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Transport 1960s

Living in the Twentieth Century' project. Sources relating to transport in the 1960s. Key Stage 2History, Geography  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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Food and farming 1960s

Living in the Twentieth Century' project. Sources relating to food and farming in the 1960s. 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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Houses and Homes 1960s

Living in the Twentieth Century' project. Sources relating to houses and homes in the 1960s. 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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Education 1960s

'Living in the Twentieth Century' project. Sources relating to education from the 1960s. 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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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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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 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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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, and reached its greatest scale in the late 19th century. In this resource you will find several collections of images, objects and stories relating to slate mining in Wales. This includes 'The End of the Line'; a collection of oral histories gathered in a series of intergenerational digital story-telling sessions held at the National Slate Museum in 2009. In these films, recorded in Welsh and English, people share their memories of the period when the Dinorwig quarry closed in 1969.     Foundation Stage History: Local History   Key Stage 2 History: 19th and 20th century   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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Children's toys

Toys from the collections of St Fagans National Museum of History. Foundation StageKnowledge and Understanding of the World - Past and Present 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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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 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.   Key Stage 2 & 3 History, Art and Design, Literacy Skills, 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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Case Study: Io Saturnalia!

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 2 History, Digital Competence Framework, Computing, Literacy skills   Case Study See how other schools have used our website to give you ideas for 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.   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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Life on the Western Front

Interactive iBook about life on the Western Front during the First World War. There is also a PDF version (not interactive) if you don't have access to iOS (Apple).    Key Stage 2 History, Art and Design, Literacy Skills, 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.