From Bill to Law Workshop

From Bill to Law Workshop

Parliament's Education Outreach team can inspire and engage your students in their political literacy lessons by running workshops in schools around the county.

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About the Workshop

This fun, interactive From Bill to Law workshop will be delivered to your school by one of our Regional Outreach Officers. This workshop is generally 45 minutes in length, but can be flexible subject to your requirements. This workshop is available for pupils aged 7 - 18 and can be tailored for large or small groups.

 

Content Covered

 

For all Ages

  • Understand that Parliament makes laws
  • Consider why laws are important
  • Debate an idea for a new law

 

For ages 11 - 16

  • Explore how Parliament makes laws
  • Scrutinise a law through debate
  • Consider the recent examples of the law making process

 

For ages 16 - 18

  • The role of committees in the law making process
  • Non delegated legislation

 

Learning Links

 

England

Citizenship, British Values, PSHE, Government & Politics

 

Northern Ireland

Local & Global Citizenship

 

Scotland

National Modern Studies 4 and 5, Democracy in Scotland and the United Kingdom units

 

Wales

Global Citizenship, Personal and Social Education Framework

 

How to Apply

 

Apply for an outreach visit by completing our quick and easy application form. We reserve the right to prioritise certain requests to guarantee a proportionate geographic and demographic split of visitors.


 
For any other enquiries about our outreach visits, please contact [email protected].

 

 

 


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