If I was a Member of the Senedd

Published 17/08/2021   |   Last Updated 12/10/2023   |   Reading Time minutes

Available at 10:00-12:00 on Tue, Weds and Thurs mornings and 13:00-15:00 on Thurs afternoons. Suitable for Year 5 and 6 Pupils.


Suitable for: Primary School pupils (Year 5 & 6)

Duration: 2 hrs

Location: Senedd Estate, Cardiff Bay

£ Free


Learners will explore the work of Members of the Senedd by role playing their day.

A series of challenges will test their decision making and creativity to problem solve different issues. Learners will also enjoy a debate role play activity in the original debating chamber.



Begin your day with a presentation/ activity and tour of the Senedd, before taking part in activities in our Education Centre - Siambr Hywel.

Siambr Hywel

Pupils will debate an issue chosen from a range of topics, for example:

  • My Wales, My Planet
  • Fitness and Well being
  • My Dreams
  • Science and Technology

Schools can also request to debate a topic of their choice.



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Additional Information

  • You will need to go through security therefore we would advise all groups to arrive 10 minutes before your visit starts.
  • If you visit on Tuesday or Wednesday morning, you can book tickets to watch Plenary which starts at 13.30.
  • A lunchroom can be booked for your group pre or post visit.
  • A subsidy towards travel costs to the Senedd is available for eligible schools. More about subsidies



How does this session link with the new curriculum? See curriculum links