Power and Protest

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 Years 7-10.


Key Stage 3 & 4

Suitable for: Years 7-10

Duration: 2 hrs

Location: Senedd Estate, Cardiff Bay

£ Free


Students will explore the work of different local, national and global campaigners and be empowered to contribute and challenge decision makers in Wales. They will consider the meaning of democracy, activism and what it means to be an active citizen. Learners will also have an opportunity to consider their own possible high impact campaign ideas to highlight or tackle a cause that is meaningful to them. 

Students will also have the opportunity to debate and role play in the original debating chamber, Siambr Hywel.



The session will begin with a detailed a tour of the Senedd, in which learners will learn all about the work of the Senedd and its members. 


Siambr Hywel

After their tour, pupils will debate a topic in the original debating chamber - Siambr Hywel. During this part of the session, students will be able to use the electronic voting systems in order to have their final say.



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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