Following the visit of Harriett Baldwin MP last term, the school was invited to take a group of children to visit Parliament. The visit took place on October 21st and the children got the opportunity to be taken round by a tour guide who showed them valuable, antique busts, statues and tapestries, as well as explaining the democratic process to them. They visited the Lords and the Commons and were shown how the voting took place and where the Queen, Prince Philip and other members of the Royal Family sit when they visit Parliament. The guide was excellent and packed the tour with interesting facts and information. The children behaved beautifully and gained a deeper understanding of how important decisions are made by our MPs. They were surprised by how small the chambers were and that members of the public are allowed to go in and listen to the debates. Thank you to Mrs Williams, Mr Lister and Mrs Breakwell who gave up their Friday evening to go with the children.

Parliament Trip