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Newport Roman Villa Activities & Resources

There are lots of resources available to support your visit to Newport Roman Villa. These include videos and activity sheets with lots of fun and creative ideas to extend learning opportunities either before or after a visit.

Video Tour

Introduction to Newport Roman Villa

A video introduction to Newport Roman Villa with Heritage Education Officer Estelle Baker (14mins).

Teacher Resource Pack

Roman Vectis Teacher’s Pack. Complied by Estelle Baker (Heritage Education Officer).

Activity Sheets

Top Treasure Activities

Discover some of the Island’s top historical treasures which are in the care of our museums with these activities.

Story Telling Activities

Commissioned from local storyteller Sue Bailey, this activity sheet is packed with creative ideas to inspire activities in the classroom, at our museums and beyond. The activities have been designed to support Arts Award Explore but can readily be adapted for other levels or used to inspire fun activities undertaken without formal Arts Award assessment.

Drawing Activity

Designed by local artist Adam Gaterell, this drawing activity sheet is packed with ideas to inspire your students during a visit to Newport Roman Villa.

children playing in a replica Roman kitchen

Arts Award Activities

Developed by the Museums and Schools partnership to support Arts Award Explore, these activity sheets include lots of creative activity ideas anyone can use.

Newport Roman Villa – Arts Award Explore

Artist-Led Activity Video

Mosaic Making Video

Artist Hannah George demonstrates how to make a paper mosaic. Find out more about the art of mosaics and how they were used in Roman times.

Download the accompanying instructions.

Interested in booking a visit or workshop?

Visits and workshops to help you discover more of the Island’s Roman history are available at Newport Roman Villa (with lots of sessions also available for delivery in school, please enquire for more details).