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Languages

Literacy through Latin YR6

Working with the successful Iris Project’s Literacy through Latin scheme, we introduce children to Latin as the root of English and other languages.  The scheme provides young pupils with the opportunity to experience learning Latin through playful activities such as games, songs, storytelling and crafts.  All activities tie Latin in with English and help pupils develop their oracy, reading, and writing skills in English.  Look at the online resources too.

Learning Ancient History YR3-4

This project helps schools with the delivery of the years 3 and 4 history curriculum on the Greeks and Romans by student volunteers teaching aspects of the curriculum.  All activities help pupils develop their Key Stage 1 to 2 based oracy, reading, and writing skills in English.  Look at the online resources too.

Plato in the Park YR5-6

For five consecutive Saturdays in June and July, children (ages 5-12) will be able to learn Latin, Greek and philosophy in Singleton Park at Swansea University. The Latin and Greek courses offer a playful introduction to the languages, while the philosophy course touches upon big questions regarding life through playful activities, such as dressing up, acting, songs, crafts, and lots of running around.  Look at:  http://swwclassicalassociation.weebly.com/plato-in-the-park.html

Learning History YR3-4

This project helps schools with the delivery of the year 3/4 History curriculum on Castles and Dragons and later periods of history by student volunteers teaching aspects of the curriculum.  The scheme provides pupils with the opportunity to experience learning about ancient history through playful activities such as games, songs, storytelling and crafts.  All the activities help pupils develop the KS1/2 based oracy, reading and writing skills in English.  Look at: http://literacythroughclassics.weebly.com/

Science

Good bugs and bad bugs YR6

This is a hands on workshop for primary school children to learn about and experience aspects of basic microbiology. The children will perform an experiment in groups demonstrating that yeast is a live organism, and each child will have the opportunity to sample their environment with swabs and see the bacteria that grow. 

Mass Spectrometry Measuring the Building Blocks of Matter YR5-8

This fully interactive presentation will introduce young students to the scientific concepts associated with the analytical technique of Mass Spectrometry:  that all matter in our world is comprised of building blocks called atoms that join together to form molecules; that molecules of different mass can be moved and separated; and that unknown charged molecules can be detected.  The aims include developing enquiring minds and a scientific approach to problem solving as well as applying science to everyday life.

Science Summer School YR3-6

Swansea Science Summer School (S4) is a Welsh Government funded project offering years 3-7 students in Wales the chance to participate in science taster days at Swansea University's college of Science.  S4 offers days in general scientific topics: biology, genetics, weather, computer science, geography and physics. 

Primary School children