Educational Visits to the Senedd for Secondary Schools and Colleges

Book curriculum linked educational sessions for pupils, designed to bring politics to life and spark debate.

We host one school/cluster of schools/colleges for each session, there are six session slots available each week. 

Schools/colleges can choose which theme they would like the session to cover from the options below. Please note we can deliver only one session per timeslot, regardless of the session theme chosen.The 'Our Senedd' session is only available on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. 

We offer a travel subsidy to support with transport related costs for educational visits to the Senedd, Cardiff Bay. If you intend to make a travel subsidy claim it would be helpful to have the accounting details at the time of booking. 

Read our guide to help you plan your visit.

Explore Sessions

Our Senedd: Tuesday and Wednesday 13:00 – 14:30 to correspond with Plenary

Additional session themes available: Tue, Weds and Thurs 10:00-12:00 and 13:00-15:00, and Thurs 13:00 – 15:00

Please note that we can accommodate only one session per time slot, therefore availability of slots does not differ depending on the theme chosen. Select the images below to learn more, and to book.

If your chosen day is already booked

You are still very welcome to visit. Please contact us if you wish to arrange; 

  • Audio Tours
  • Self-Guided Tours
  • Group tours 

Our Group tours are available to schools. The tours are free, but there is no travel subsidy available for these bookings.  

To learn more, and to book a tour please click here.

Can’t visit us? We’ll come to you 

We have a range of free workshops and presentations available online and face to face facilitated by one of our education officers. For more information go to our visiting you page.

Alternatively, you can explore our Virtual Tour of the Senedd tool 


A lot of happy learners...


"Pupils enjoyed all sections.  Great to have everything clearly explained by the Senedd team and for everything to have a real life/practical/visual element. 

Enjoyed our visit thanks for your time – much appreciated"

New curriculum, no problem

All our education activities are linked to the new Welsh curriculum.

Discover what pupils will gain from all our of our activities at the Senedd.

Links to the curriculum