volunteers


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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Medieval session

Guest blog from volunteer Jonathan Gilbert

Posted on 2 July 2015 by David Colwill

Jonathan Gilbert As a Third Year Archaeology and Ancient History BA student I felt I needed to get some serious work experience under my belt before I graduated and joined the struggle of the job hunt. I was always told that I work well with children, and I have always had an interest in teaching,
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Guest blog from volunteer Lizzie Nicholson

Posted on 9 June 2015 by David Colwill

Lizzie Nicholson: My SHARE with Schools Hi! I’m Lizzie Nicholson. I’m in my first year studying Archaeology BSc. I thought SHARE with Schools was a great opportunity to meet other students, help develop my skills, introduce me to a career in schools and to do something different outside my degree programme. I did workshops for
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Paid summer work opportunity for SHARE students

Posted on 1 June 2015 by David Colwill

Rhian Phillips at the Glamorgan Archives is looking to recruit some temporary staff to work in their searchroom and with their collections as Relief Records Assistants: We have a few staff on maternity leave at the moment. We aren’t able to backfill their posts, but we have been left with a small pot of money which we
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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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Guest blog by volunteer Beth Cox

Posted on 17 April 2015 by David Colwill

Beth Cox I went to my first ever SHARE With Schools Project event early in my second year and I was terrified: terrified I wouldn’t know what to say, terrified the kids wouldn’t listen; terrified I knew nothing about the Romans. But I loved it! I came home, signed up for ever other one that
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