Cynon Valley

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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Guest post from volunteer Jon Cook

Posted on 11 May 2015 by David Colwill

Jon Cook My name is Jon Cook, a third year Religious Studies student. When I first heard about the program [SHARE with Schools] I knew it would help my future in ways of experience. Even though it was a little daunting at first because I was not doing a degree in archaeology or history but
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Guest blog by volunteer Kelsey Clarke

Posted on 24 April 2015 by David Colwill

Kelsey Clarke During my first year at Cardiff I wanted to sign up to volunteer with SHARE with Schools, but I convinced myself that I did not have enough knowledge to go out and deliver the workshops. What if these children knew more than me? What if they asked me a question and I couldn’t
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Fantastic feedback from Michaelston College pupils

Posted on 20 March 2014 by David Colwill

We have just received some fantastic feedback from year 7 pupils at Michaelston College who took part in our ‘Romans in Wales’ workshop earlier today. Here are some of their comments: ‘The lesson about the Romans was amazing. It made me realise that I would like to go to Cardiff University to help the archaeologists
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Workshops delivered w/c 10th Mar 2014

Posted on 17 March 2014 by David Colwill

Many thanks to the excellent student volunteers who made last week’s sessions on Romans in Wales and Cynon Valley in the Nineteenth Century, delivered at Cathays High School and Blaengwawr Comprehensive, so brilliant: Alice Spotorno Hannah Thomas Rosa Harriss Kate Arildsen Shane Govinden Emily Cowan Rosa Harriss Dan Jewson Bethan Lloyd (If I’ve left anyone out, let
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Fitzalan museum curator challenge

Posted on 9 March 2014 by David Colwill

Here are a couple of the great exhibits from the museum display challenge that we set pupils at Fitzalan High School as part of their Eisteddfod.  The task: identify, research and catalogue the objects on their table, then design and curate an exhibition. There were some brilliant ideas flying around and Eisteddfod house points abounded. In the
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