Romans

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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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 coordinator Stephanie Saunders

Posted on 19 July 2015 by stephaniesaunders92

Having joined SHARE with Schools as a coordinator at the start of my master’s degree in ancient history, I’ve helped deliver several of our workshops at different schools. However, it was a completely different ball game adapting and expanding one of them to deliver at the university’s Step-Up Plus Summer School. The Summer School is
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Fitzalan return visit

Posted on 15 July 2014 by David Colwill

Today we had the last of our SHARE with Schools return visits, where school pupils that we have visited come to the university department. The special staff lecture was delivered this time by the fantastic Dr Kate Gilliver who gave an insight into ‘Decimation in the Roman Army’ and misconceptions about the process. Enjoy some
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Return visits 11-13 June 2014

Posted on 20 June 2014 by David Colwill

We had a very exciting and busy week last week, hosting return visits by pupils from Mountain Ash Comprehensive, Blaengwawr High and Cathays High. In a packed schedule they had tours of the department’s archaeology and conservation labs, of the special historic book collection SCOLAR, and interactive Medieval, Roman and Nineteenth Century sessions, as well
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Future Scholars event (07 Mar 2014)

Posted on 7 May 2014 by David Colwill

Today members of the SHARE with Schools team ran the School of History, Archaeology and Religion’s (SHARE) pupil sessions for the Future Scholars Award event at Cardiff University today. These are events designed to typically provide, amongst other things:
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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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Workshops delivered w/c 3rd Mar 2014

Posted on 10 March 2014 by David Colwill

Last week we visited Mountain Ash, Cathays and Fitzalan high schools, talking with various year groups, and we hosted an hour with Yr 11s from various schools as part of a University led Widening Access event at the Students’ Union. A big thank you to the following Student Volunteers for helping these SHARE with Schools
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