Inspire debate, deepen understanding and create memorable learning experiences by introducing your pupils to the work of Parliament using the Parliament loan box. Each loan box contains a range of parliamentary objects and backdrops to enable you to recreate the House of Commons and the House of Lords in your classroom.
A free teachers’ resource book and poster, sent prior to your loan period, provides you with background information, activity ideas, lesson plans and step by step guides to enable your pupils to gain a real insight into the work of Parliament.
Loan box contents
- Cloth Backdrop of the House of Lords and the House of Commons
- The Speaker of the House of Commons' official black robe
- Clerk's wig
- A Bill
- Despatch Box
- Division bell
- Teacher's Resource Booklet - sent out prior to your loan period
A visual version of the contents is available to download below.
How to book
We are fully booked for autumn term and much of the spring term. The loan periods currently still available are listed below. Please fill in the application form to apply.
- 18 April - 16 May 2018
- 13 June - 11 July 2018
For all other enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
The loan box is free of charge. All delivery and collection details will be arranged by Parliament’s Education Service.
What's in the Parliament loan box?