Our award-winning Outreach team bring UK Parliament directly to your school. 

Open to all primary, secondary and post-16 providers our outreach team deliver high quality engaging assemblies and workshops. There is limited primary availability due to high demand.

Each assembly equips students with a broad understanding of how UK Parliament works, the roles and responsibilities of MPs and members of the House of Lords as well as how you can get your voice heard. Workshops availability is not guaranteed, and is subject to officer availability in your area.  

You can request an Outreach visit by selecting from the interactive sessions below and completing the form. Booking is subject to availability of the Outreach officer in your area.

Our outreach sessions are tailored to your class and are designed to encourage lifelong learning about UK Parliament and active citizenship.

Introduction to UK Parliament

Connecting young people with their representation

This lively, interactive assembly introduces students to what UK Parliament is and how it works. More importantly, they’ll learn what it means for their lives as citizens.

Lasting around 30 minutes, it’s perfect either for single year groups or a full-school presentation.

Our outreach officers tailor each session to your students and their curriculum.

We can adjust your session to cater for any accessibility requirements. Let us know when you book.

What will your students learn?

In this assembly your pupils will learn about the work and role of the House of Commons and House of Lords. In nations which have devolved Governments our Outreach officers will explain the roles and responsibilities of both.

They will also learn about the difference between UK Parliament and Government, the work of MPs and members of the House of Lords, how laws are made and how they can get their voice heard.

In this assembly your pupils your pupils will learn about the work and role of the House of Commons and the House of Lords. They will learn about the difference between UK Parliament and Government, the work of MPs and members of the House of Lords, how laws are made and how they can get their voices heard.

Our team are able and confident to deliver assemblies to either key stage groups or whole school assemblies.

In this introductory session your students will learn about the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, how decisions made at UK Parliament affect them every day and how they can get their voice heard.

For sessions delivered in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland the officer based regionally will outline how decisions are made by devolved governments and the decisions which are reserved by UK Parliament.

Using local knowledge the Outreach team will provide a practical understanding of how pupils are affected by decisions made at UK Parliament.

The team are able and confident to deliver assemblies to post-16 audience.

In this introductory session, students will look at the issues which matter to them, and using practical and relevant examples look at how decisions made affect them. In addition your students will learn about the work of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, how decisions made at UK Parliament affect them every day and how they can get their voice heard.

For sessions delivered in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland the officer based regionally will outline how decisions are made by devolved governments and the decisions which are reserved by UK Parliament.

SEND sessions

A new sensory based session aimed at pre-curriculum age students between 7-19 years old. Students will use their senses to explore UK Parliament, find out who works there and what they do. The session is based around a poem using rhyme, repetition and actions to discover more about UK Parliament. Using a PowerPoint as a visual aide and objects in the classroom, the smells, sounds and textures of UK Parliament will be brought to life for your students.

Sessions are flexible in length to fit in with your timetable and needs, from 30 minutes. There is the opportunity to virtually meet the presenter in advance to help prepare the class for their session.

For students working at the semi-formal or formal curriculum levels, we are happy to discuss the sessions that we currently offer and make adaptations to meet the requirements of your students.