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Monday 3rd - Friday 7th October 2016 / Monday 6th - Friday 10th February 2017

Words on The Hill with Liz Weir 

What happened to the skeletons on the Hill of The O'Neill?  Why was the seven year old son of Hugh O'Neill arrested?  Who used the tunnels under the Hill?  Join the acclaimed writer and storyteller Liz Weir in creative writing workshops and explore these and other mysterious facts from the Hill of The O'Neill - then transform them into poetry!

The poetry writing workshops run for a week in September and a week in February. There will be one two and a half hour session each day.  This event is suitable for Key Stage 2 and 3 pupils.

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

 

 Curriculum Links
 Language and Literacy:  Talking and Listening; Reading; Writing
 The World Around us:  History
 TS and PC:  Being Creative; Working With Others
Statutory Requirements:  Change Over Time; Place

For more information,or to make a booking, contact Ranfurly House Reception ranfurly@midulstercouncil.org This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  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)