schools

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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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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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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Volunteers talk about visiting Mary Immaculate

Posted on 31 March 2015 by David Colwill

Here’s some footage from the archives. Volunteers talk to us about one of the early workshop deliveries in the SHARE with Schools programme, at Mary Immaculate Catholic School, Cardiff. Happily for us, Kelsey, one of the volunteers featured in the video above, stuck with SHARE with Schools through her undergraduate studies and into her postgraduate
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Thanks to our volunteers for w/c Mon 16 March

Posted on 20 March 2015 by David Colwill

A big thank you to all of our volunteers for who went out to deliver workshops to Cathays High School this week. You all did a really great job Cathays High School, Cardiff – Mon 16 March Mike Fahey Belinda Murphy Lynden Rickwood Jacob Deacon Cathays High School, Cardiff – Tues 17 March Mike Fahey
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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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CAER in the Community

Posted on 20 June 2014 by David Colwill

SHARE with Schools and PhD candidate Mel has a write up of activities that members of the team got involved with on behalf of the excellent CAER project, at Glyn Derw High School’s Garden Party yesterday. Hit the link below to view the whole post on Mel’s blog, Going Medieval.
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