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Education and Youth Engagement

How do we currently support schools, colleges and youth groups?

 

Booking an educational trip to the Senedd

As a service, we are not currently taking bookings for educational trips until it is completely safe for groups to return to the Education Centre in Cardiff Bay. We're keeping the situation under review. For the latest news about reopening the Senedd, booking our educational sessions and our new programmes for 2021, you can follow @SeneddWales Twitter account or keep an eye on this website.

Booking virtual sessions on the Senedd and the Welsh Youth Parliament

Since we are not currently providing face-to-face sessions in schools, colleges and youth clubs, you can book a virtual session facilitated by one of the Senedd's Education officers. Our virtual session looks at the Senedd, its powers, its representatives and how to vote at 16.

We can deliver the virtual session to groups in a classroom setting, as well as groups where each learner is joining individually from home. Please contact us to discuss your needs by phoning 0300 200 6565 or by emailing education@senedd.wales. We are here to help.

Online educational resources – Our Senedd

With a new name for the institution and voting at 16 on the horizon, we have a series of educational animations and video resources to explain democracy in Wales to young people aged 14 and over. This is a series of resources to help learners understand the evolution of devolution in Wales. Learners will gain an understanding of how systems of governance in Wales operate and affect people's lives. Four key themes will lead learners to explore democracy, representation, participation and how to act responsibly. Resources can be found on the HWB website.


Each theme will include classroom resources and information to use during PSE lessons, school assemblies (short and extended) and in youth group settings. These resources will help learners find out more about how the Senedd was established, its powers, who represents them and their voting rights in the 2021 Welsh Parliament Elections.

Online resources for home schooling

KS2 Pack: My World, My Future

An educational pack for children at Key Stage 2, suitable for delivery as a classroom learning pack or to be delivered online as part of your home/distance learning offer. This is a package of home-based or distance-learning tasks to teach children in years 3-6 about the Senedd's powers. The pack is also designed with the new curriculum in mind and offers an opportunity for parents and/or teachers to facilitate it.

Me, My World, My Future E.pdf

KS3 Pack: Me, My Area, My Voice

The KS3 resource pack is a toolkit for teachers or parents to use with children aged 11-14. Whether the pack is used as a classroom activity or as something to do at home, it aims to provide creative opportunities for learning. Some activities in the pack can also be completed as groups in the classroom or with the family.

Fy-Llais-S.pdf

Key Stage 4 – Our Senedd

A series of four You Tube vlogs to give young people the opportunity to learn from home about the Senedd's work. 

If you have any enquiries on the services we offer, or to book a visit, please email contact@senedd.wales or call 0300 200 6565.

To get in touch with the education team directly please email education@senedd.wales

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