David Colwill

David Colwill


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More schools outreach visits

Posted on 26 May 2016 by David Colwill

Just a quick recap for SHARE with Schools recent visits. We’ve been out to Pencoed Comprehensive School, Aberdare Community School and Adamsdown Primary, which was our first time in a primary, for workshop deliveries. Our volunteers were fantastic as usual, thank you very much all of you! Here’s some pictures from the Romans workshop and
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New website

Posted on 26 May 2016 by David Colwill

After a lengthy wait for everything to be transferred over, we’re very pleased to welcome you to this new iteration of the SHARE with Schools website. We are very happy to now be hosted on the official Cardiff University platform. There may be some small things that are broken that we haven’t come across yet
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Three more school visits

Posted on 18 March 2016 by David Colwill

It’s been a busy fortnight here at SHARE with Schools! We’ve been out on trips to Cathays High, Woodlands High, and Michaelston Community College. Michaelston and Woodlands are part of the Ely and Caerau Federation, aka Westfed. Volunteer coordinator Matt Vince on the Cathays visit: Cathays visit – WW1 workshop Last week myself, a handful of
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Fitzalan Eisteddfod visit 4/3/2016

Posted on 4 March 2016 by David Colwill

Today saw a SHARE with Schools’s first, as 15 volunteers, 5 PG coordinators and a faculty member worked alongside 120 Fitzalan High School pupils. Fitzalan were running their ever exciting Eisteddfod event–a Welsh cultural festival–so the pupils were out of normal timetable and doing all sorts of exciting extracurricular or enriching activities. We ran three
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Mountain Ash visit 25/2/2016

Posted on 25 February 2016 by David Colwill

A big thank you to our ineffable volunteers and the awesome pupils and staff today. We went out into the Valleys to Mountain Ash Comprehensive School. There we delivered workshops on Romans in Wales, Medieval Society, Cardiff in World War One to forty-nine pupils in years 7, 8 and 9 respectively. On the trip were: Coordinators: Kostas Trimmis
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2015 in review: blog stats

Posted on 2 January 2016 by David Colwill

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,700 times in 2015. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to
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New volunteer recruitment 2015/16

Posted on 11 November 2015 by David Colwill

SHARE with Schools is holding another new volunteer recruitment event today. Our student volunteers gain vital employability skills through delivering classroom workshops in local schools in West and Central Cardiff and the Cynon Valley, helping to break down barriers to Higher Education. Come along to find out more and how to get involved. The event is open to students at any
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