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Monday 15th - Wednesday 17th May 2017

In Sight - In Touch - In Mind

Take a walk in the gardens at the Hill of The O’Neill.  Use your

five senses to experience the habitat of this ancient, historical site:

listen to the birdsong; look at the shapes of the clouds; smell the

flowers; touch the bark of the trees; taste a raindrop. Then record

your experiences in the form of a poem or a longer piece of

writing.

This programme is facilitated by Mid Ulster District Council's Biodiversity and Education Officers and is suitable for Key Stage 2/3 pupils.  One two hour session is held each day.

Curriculum Links 
Language and Literacy:  Talking and Listening; Reading; Writing 
The World Around Us:  Science and Technology
TS and PC:  Being Creative; Working With Others

Statutory Requirements:  Change Over Time

Cost

  • £2 per pupil/£50 per class of up to 30 pupils
  • School staff:  free

For details about the above programme, please contact the Education Officer, Peter Lant, at peter.lant@midulstercouncil.org or telephone 028 8772 8600.

To make a booking, contact Ranfurly House Receptionranfurly@midulstercouncil.org or telephone 028 8772 8600.

Heritage Education Programme


Monday 1st Oct - 5th October 2018
Words on the Hill (National Poetry Day 4th October)
1 x 2.5 hour session each day beginning at 10.00am.

(KS2/3)


Monday 8th Oct - 15th October 2018
History on the Hill
1 x 2.5 hour session each day beginning at 10.00am.
(KS1/2)


Northern Ireland Forest School Awards
Term 1 & Term 2


19th, 20th, 21st & 22nd November 2018
also 3rd, 4th, 5th December 2018

A Victorian Christmas in Ranfurly House - Old Time Toys
2 x 1 hour session each day beginning at 10.00am and 11.15am.
(P1 & P2)


Monday 3rd - Friday 8th December 2018
A Victorian Christmas in Ranfurly House - Victorian Christmas Art
2 x 1.5 hour session each day beginning at 10.00am and 12.30pm. *Morning sessions only on 3rd & 4th
(KS2 & KS3)


Monday 3rd - Friday 8th December 2018
A Victorian Christmas in Ranfurly House - Victorian Christmas Customs
2 x 1 hour session each day beginning at 10.00am and 1.00pm. * Afternoon sessions only on 3rd - 5th
(KS2 & KS3)


Monday 4th - Friday 8th February 2019
Words on the Hill
1 x 2.5 hour sessions each day beginning at 10.00am
(KS2 & KS3)


Monday 4th - Friday 8th March 2019
Monday 11th - Friday 15th March 2019

World Boob Day Events: The Workhouse
1 x 2 hour sessions each day beginning at 10.00am
(KS2 & KS3)


Monday 1st - Friday 5th April 2019
Monday 8th - Friday 12th April 2019

Create a Castle!
1 x 2.5 hour sessions each day beginning at 10.00am
(P3 & P4)


Monday 13th - Friday 17th May 2019
Victorian Dungannon
2 x 2 hour sessions each day beginning at 10.00am & 12.30pm
(KS2)


Monday 13th - Friday 17th May 2019
Discovering Our Past:
an introduction to archaeology for school pupils led by archaeologists from Queen's University Belfast
2 x 2 hour sessions each day beginning at 10.00am & 12.30pm
(KS2 & KS3)


When Requested
Dungannon - Where I Live:
a study of Dungannon's built heritage
(KS2)