Generic Secondary

generic-secondaryActivity Timetable

Welcome Room

Welcome and video from the Presiding Officer.

Creativity Room

Learners will take part in a workshop that will look at the role of the National Assembly for Wales. Following this workshop learners will be empowered to become active citizens in their local communities.

Debating room

An opportunity to practice their public speaking skills in a purpose built debating chamber.

Senedd

The visit will end with a tour of one of Wales’s most iconic buildings.

Curriculum

Aims

Introduce, explore and discuss the work of the National Assembly for Wales. We want to give children and young people the confidence to become informed citizens who have the knowledge and skills to play an active part in shaping the Wales they want. 

Objectives

Find out how decisions are made in Wales

Recognise that children and young people can get involved in making decisions, and reviewing any actions that might affect them. Identify means of furthering their engagement with decision makers and representatives.

To develop the learners’ political ‘literacy’ that enables them to make effective decisions and judgements in the world of political and legal systems.

Learn about the Youth Parliament for Wales (coming in 2018)

National Literacy and Numeracy Framework

Literacy and Communication Skills

Oracy, Reading, Writing

Learners will be able to:

– present ideas and issues convincingly using a range of techniques

-sustain a convincing point of view, anticipating and responding to other perspectives during a debate in Siambr Hywel

Outcomes

Learners will be able to:

-Identify their five Assembly Members

-Understand the role the Assembly plays in their daily lives and their role as active citizens in their communities

-Use appropriate language to discuss ideas

– Understand the importance of democratic decision-making and why people vote