Home education day

Home education day

A specifically designed day for home educated children aged 5-18 years and their Educators at the UK Parliament.

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Home education day

Please note that this visit is available to UK residents only.

The day aims to create an inclusive atmosphere for children and their families of all ages visiting the UK Parliament within our education programme. While the content and style of the activities are targeted at age groups, older siblings are welcome to get involved to learn together.

Age 5-18 (Years 1-13 England and Wales, P1-S6 Scotland and Years 2-14 Northern Ireland) and their educators

This visit includes:
  • A tour of the Palace of Westminster
  • Access to a free-flowing learning space with facilitated object handling designed to explore elements of Parliament
  • 360 video projection room

The programme lasts 2 hours 15 minutes.

People that have not benefitted from a place on any UK Parliament Education visit programme in the last three years will be processed first. 

General Itinerary of the day:

  • Arrive at Education Centre: orientation and toilet break– 15 minutes
  • Free-flow activities in the Education Centre, including 360 video – 60 minutes
  • Tour of the Palace of Westminster – 60 minutes

The free-flowing activities in the Education Centre will include the following themes; elections and voting, making laws and campaigning.

How to book

Our next Home Education Day is on 19 December 2019. Please call 020 7219 4496 or email engage@parliament.uk to book. Please subscribe to our monthly newsletter or follow us on Twitter for up-to-date information on future programmes.

Before you visit

Visit our school and group visit information page to find out all you need to know before visiting the UK Parliament.

SEND

We welcome visits from groups with SEND, including groups from Pupil Referral Units. Please contact our team to discuss your specific requirements and adaptations you may need. We also have an SEND Quiet Day once a term for SEND school groups. Parliament has a hoist toilet, please let us know in advance if you would require access to this.