Posts Tagged: romans in wales

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


A big thank you is well deserved for all of our volunteers this week. We saw some fantastic efforts from everyone involved, and were especially impressed by those participants who were delivering SHARE with Schools workshops for the first time. Delivering Romans in Wales, Medieval Orders of Society and Life in the Nineteenth Century Cynon […]


New volunteers Ben Dillon and Jacob Deacon talk to camera on the way to and from their first workshop deliveries at Mountain Ash Comprehensive School, Abercynon. Both are students at the School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University, and this is their first year participating in the SHARE with Schools outreach project. They […]