Posts Categorised: schools

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


This year Rhiannon, one of the postgraduate coordinators for SHARE with Schools, proposed and developed a brand STEM Archaeology Workshop, with a brand new toolkit (the presentations, information packs and boxes of things we use to make our deliveries so brilliant). The workshop aims to link the Humanities and Science (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) […]


A really successful day at the School of History, Archaeology and Religion today, opening our doors to pupils from Cathays High School. A big thanks to our volunteers, Dr Jenny Benham for her really fun lecture on Medieval outlawry for making the day happen. Take a look at our storify for more photos and comments […]


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 […]



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 […]