Notes for teachers
If you’re stuck for ideas for your education visit to Blaenavon Ironworks, Chepstow Castle, Conwy Castle or Tintern Abbey, download our notes for teachers for inspiration. The notes include a brief history, a map and examples of how to spend your time on site.
Cadw a home for Artists
Cadw is proud to be an Arts Award supporter.
Home Education Resources
Welcome to our new creative learning page.
Make your very own medieval puppet show!
Follow the videos to create a medieval theatre, inspired by the Cadw musical The Mighty Quill, the story of Gerald of Wales!
Mind Bending Puzzles
Can you ‘break in’ to a castle under siege?
Download the Pyka_lens app from i-store and get arty at a Cadw site today!
Story Time for Little People
Read about the adventures of Medrod and Gwalia the castle cat and mouse.
Tales of Wales
Meet the intriguing characters from the past.
Take a look at the following resources and explore tapestry, applique, embroidery and other stitch, weave and material picture techniques.
Tasty Tudor Recipes
Check out our tasty Tudor treats including cinnamon tart and spiced pears…
Discover Owain Glyndŵr Education Pack
These resources link with activities detailed on our Education Activity pages.
Foundation Phase Education Packs
We are developing a series of education packs full of activities designed to help deliver aspects of the National Curriculum inspired by Cadw sites, whether that is in the classroom or for use on a visit to one of our monuments.
Key Stage 2 Education Packs
We have developed a series of education packs full of activities designed to help deliver aspects of the National Curriculum inspired by Cadw sites, whether that is in the classroom or for use on a visit to one of our monuments.
Key Stage 3 Education Packs
Our Literacy and STEM castle education resources are complimented by curriculum links documents to show how they fit with a number of different topics in the Welsh curriculum as well as Literacy and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
At a selection of the sites in our care, treasure chests full of replica historical artefacts are available for education groups to use during their visit.