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Memory Archive - Dementia

Discover the ‘Memory Archive’ on People's Collection Wales and learn about dementia.Raising dementia awareness develops learners’ knowledge and understanding of this common life-changing condition. It can also provide them with valuable life skills allowing them to support people in their families and communities living with dementia.This resource:will introduce you to the ‘Memory Archive’ on People’s Collection Wales, an archive of images that you can use in reminiscence work with people living with dementiawill introduce you to Alzheimer’s Society’s teaching resources for schools that make it easy to teach and learn about dementiagives guidance on how you can use the Memory Archive in two practical reminiscence activities: Create a Memory Tree and Create a Memory Timelinesign-posts to other free dementia resources, highlighting ones that are available in Welsh and English Foundation PhasePersonal and social development, well-being and cultural diversity, Knowledge and understanding of the worldKey Stage 2, 3 & 4Personal and social educationCurriculum for Wales 2022Health and Wellbeing, Digital Competence Framework Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our website. See the Quick Links below for content to accompany this resource.

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Lockdown Digital Time Capsule

Capture Your Pupils' COVID-19 Lockdown Story. Throughout the centuries, diary entries, photographs, documents and recordings help us to understand other historical periods and how people lived their day to day lives, especially during times of crisis. With your help, we'd like to create a digital time capsule on the People’s Collection Wales website. This will enable current and future generations to understand your pupils' story during these challenging times.   Foundation Phase Digital competence framework, Personal and social development, well-being and cultural diversity, Knowledge and understanding of the world, Creative development Key Stage 2, 3 & 4 Digital competence framework, Literacy skills, Education for sustainable development and global citizenship Curriculum for Wales 2022 Expressive Arts, Health and Well-being, Languages, Literacy and Communication   Learning Activity Pack This resource provides learning activities for your students using our website. See the Quick Links below for content to accompany this Teaching Resource, and see our  'Rainbows in Windows' content here.

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Angels of Wales eBook

The Angels of Wales eBook is designed for 7-11 year olds and tells the story of Angelsharks in Wales. The eBook covers information on Angelshark ecology, history of Angelsharks in Wales and how people are working together to safeguard the future of this species in Wales. Access the eBook on the Angel Shark Project: Wales website   Key Stage 2 Science, Art and Design, Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Curriculum for Wales 2022 Science and Technology, Expressive Arts   Learning Activity Pack This resource provides learning activities for your students. See the Quick Links below for content to accompany this Teaching Resource.

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Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) History...

Wales is a multicultural nation, with migration into Wales strongly linked to our industrial past. Up to the present day, people have come to Wales to work, to study, to seek asylum and to live. We all contribute to the culture and history of Wales. In this Collection we aim to bring together the stories of ethnic minority people and communities in Wales.This resource is based on content currently published on People's Collection Wales. There is currently more content about African and Caribbean people and communities than other ethnic minority groups, and this is reflected in this resource. We are working to engage with organisations, communities and individuals to create a broader and more diverse representation of the people of Wales. This resource will grow as more content becomes available.Can you help? If you have content that will help tell the stories of ethnic minority individuals and communities in Wales (past and present) please add it to the People's Collection Wales. For help with uploading your content, see our How To Guides. If you know of published content that would enrich this resource, please leave a comment below or Contact us to help us to continue to expand this resource. Foundation PhasePersonal and social development, well-being and cultural diversity, Knowledge and understanding of the world(Most content here is suitable for Foundation Phase but teachers should review content before sharing it with learners. Some content, such as audio and video content relating to the 1919 race riots, may not be suitable.)Key Stage 2, 3 & 4History, Education for sustainable development and global citizenship, Religeous educationCurriculum for Wales 2022Humanities CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class. Find content from many different PCW contributors in the Quick Links below and by viewing these PCW contributors and projects:Back-a-Yard projectJewish History Association of South Wales (JHASW)Newport Chinese Community CentreTreftadaeth Gymreig-Eidalaidd / Welsh-Italian HeritageSWICA CarnivalHistoricDockProject

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Collection of Victorian architectural drawings...

A collection of architectural drawings by the Newport architect R.G. Thomas (1820 - 1883). Thomas was an architect and engineer who spent most of his life in Australia, having emigrated from Britain in 1836. He returned to Britain in 1846, where he remained for a period of 15 years, most of which were spent in Newport. During this time he was involved in numerous diverse building projects ranging from a drainage system for a housing estate to designs for cottages and villas and from shop-fronts to schools, churches and town halls.   Key Stage 2 Art and Design, History Key Stage 3, 4 Art and Design   Collection We have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Urban Meadow

Learn about bees, biodiversity and how to create your own meadow.In 2014, National Museum Cardiff created an Urban Meadow on the Museum grounds to provide a natural haven for local wildlife within the urban landscape. This pack is designed to support teachers and educators in preparing for a self-led visit to National Museum Cardiff, but can also be used to support learning inside and outside of the classroom. There are lots of ideas and activities to explore before your visit, at the Museum, and back at school. There is also a resources section at the back of the pack with worksheets and activities. Foundation PhaseKnowledge and understanding of the world, Language, literacy and communication skills, Mathematical Development, Personal and social development, well-being and cultural diversity Key Stage 2Science, Art and design, Geography, Education for sustainable development and global citizenship, Literacy skills, Numeracy skills Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our website. See the Quick Links below for a collection of images to accompany this Teaching Resource. The collection includes content from the resource, and extra images to enhance your pupils’ learning experience.

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Dinosaur Detectives

Unearth a dinosaur fossil, find out if T. rex had big feet and discover what dinosaurs liked to eat through a variety of puzzles and games. There is also the chance to meet Wales newest dinosaur Dracoraptor hanigani.Download the iBook or PDF file onto your portable device and start finding out more. You can use it at home, or bring it to National Museum Cardiff and use it as you explore the galleries. Foundation phaseKnowledge and Understanding of the World, Mathematical Development Key Stage 2Science, Mathematics Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our website. See the Quick Links below for a collection of images to accompany this Teaching Resource. The collection includes content from the resource, and extra images to enhance your pupils’ learning experience.

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Time for Washing

An interactive iBook about washing clothes before washing machines. Designed to be used by your learners; includes games, archive material and suggested activities. There is also a PDF version (not interactive) if you don't have access to iOS (Apple).Can be used as a stand-alone resource, but best used to complement washday sessions at St Fagans National Museum of History , Big Pit National Coal Museum and the National Slate Museum - where there is a chance to have a go at some of the steps of the process with a facilitator. Foundation PhaseKnowledge and understanding of the world, Literacy, Numeracy Lower Key Stage 2History, Literacy, Numeracy Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our content.

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Investigate the landscape of Wales - The...

What can we learn about the Landscape of Wales by investigating Falcon Hildred’s artwork?This teaching pack will support the learner to answer the question above, and develop an understanding of the materials used along with composition, techniques and tools. Follow the links to the collections of the digitised works to support your study and explore Falcon Hildred’s work further. Key Stage 2 & 3Art, History, Geography, Famous Welsh People Learning Activity PackThis resource provides learning activities for your students using our content.  

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Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Welsh youth movement Urdd Gobaith Cymru or The Urdd, was founded in 1922 to provide children and young people with the chance to learn and socialise in the Welsh language. Today, 50,000 young people are members of the Urdd Foundation StageKnowledge and understanding of the worldKey Stage 2 & 3History CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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John Cornwell: Colliery photos

John Cornwell was a freelance photographer who took many photographs of collieries, mostly in south Wales and the English Midlands, both underground and on the surface, during the 1970s and early 1980s. He perfected a method of underground photography using the standard colliery lighting and was able to photograph coal faces, roadways, shafts and equipment with amazing clarity. In addition to photographing working mines he also recorded abandoned mine workings, above and below ground. John Cornwell was also well respected in the broader field of industrial archaeology. He published a number of books on Welsh and English collieries. The copyright of his south Wales images are now owned by National Museum Wales. Key Stage 2History, Art & DesignKey Stage 3Art & Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Bethania Welsh Independent Chapel

Bethania was the first Independent chapel established in the parish of Ffestiniog, founded in 1818. The 1839 rebuild was recorded by Hildred in a comprehensive series of drawings. It was later demolished (though the vestry, schoolroom and chapel house remain). Foundation PhaseCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Rural life and Industry by Falcon Hildred

Industrial buildings in the countryside have attracted particular appreciation since the rise of industrial archaeology in the 1950s and 1960s. Falcon’s drawings reinforce the point that industry in the countryside historically was vastly varied.  Foundation StageCreative Development  Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Industrial Buildings by Falcon Hildred

Industrial buildings of the 19th and 20th centuries have been threatened in the last 50 years. Falcon’s drawings powerfully project a sense of what industrial buildings were all about, how they worked and how people’s lives were lived within and around them. Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Transport and Engineering by Falcon Hildred

Achievements in engineering, especially those concerned with transport, were among the wonders of Britain’s industrial era. Falcon Hildred has been often concerned to document the nitty-gritty of transport and engineering: the infrastructure in daily use. Foundation StageCreative Development  Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Churches and Chapels by Falcon Hildred

Churches and chapels are among the most prominent architectural components of worktowns. Sadly, churches and chapels have been among the most threatened categories of buildings in recent years, thus Falcon's records are of even greater importance. Foundation StageCreative Development  Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design, Religious Education CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Public and Commercial Buildings, Falcon Hildred

Many Welsh public and commercial buildings are vulnerable to redevelopment.  Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Housing by Falcon Hildred

This is a collection of drawings related to housing in Wales by the artist Falcon Hildred.  Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Townscapes by Falcon Hildred

The images in this collection are drawn by Falcon Hildred. Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Drawings of Newport by Falcon D. Hildred

Drawings of Newport by Falcon D. Hildred, 1988 Foundation PhaseCreative Development Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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The Landscape of Slate - Falcon Hildred drawings

The landscape of slate is captured in these drawings by Falcon Hildred. They depict a landscape of quarries and waste tips, dams and watercourses, tramways, mills and workshops. Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2, 3 & 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Twentieth Century Welsh Artists

This is a collection of artworks by twentieth century Welsh artists. Foundation StageCreative Development Key Stage 2, 3, 4Art and Design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class. 

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Using aerial photographs

The study of aerial photographs is one of the best ways to show changes to a locality. Aerial photos have been taken all over Wales for over 100 years. Foundation StageKnowledge and Understanding of the World CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class. 

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Buckley Pottery

A collection of items relating to the pottery industry in Buckley, Flintshire. Foundation StageCreative DevelopmentKey Stage 2Art and design, HistoryKey Stage 3 & 4Art and design CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class. 

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Chapel Photographs to support 'Look Out...

A collection of chapel images to support a learning resource on Hwb. The resource on Hwb was created by the Swansea Network Project and it is called 'Look Out There’. Foundation StageKnowledge and Understanding of the WorldKey Stage 2Religious Education CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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The Woollen Industry

The history of the woollen industry in Wales.  Foundation StageHistory, Local History Key Stage 2History, 19th and 20th century CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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The Dairy Industry

Milk production, a traditional agricultural activity dating from earliest times, developed into a thriving industry through mechanisation in the early twentieth century.  Foundation StageHistory, Local History Key Stage 2History, 19th and 20th century CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Cockle Industry in South West Wales

This collection of images observes the cockle industry in the South West Wales area in the 20th century. Foundation StageHistory, Local History Key Stage 2History, 20th century CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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The Slate Industry

The spectacular rise of the slate industry in north-west Wales began in the late 18th century, and reached its greatest scale in the late 19th century. In this resource you will find several collections of images, objects and stories relating to slate mining in Wales. This includes 'The End of the Line'; a collection of oral histories gathered in a series of intergenerational digital story-telling sessions held at the National Slate Museum in 2009. In these films, recorded in Welsh and English, people share their memories of the period when the Dinorwig quarry closed in 1969.     Foundation Stage History: Local History   Key Stage 2 History: 19th and 20th century   Collection We have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

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Children's toys

Toys from the collections of St Fagans National Museum of History. Foundation StageKnowledge and Understanding of the World - Past and Present CollectionWe have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.