UK Parliament Week November 2016

UK Parliament week took place this week across the country and here at Henley in Arden C of E Primary School. This was a great way to engage young people with Parliament and Democracy.

The week also offered opportunities to highlight the work and history of Parliament and to encourage them to become active citizens.

Year 3 turned their classroom into the Houses of Parliament and had a debate about ‘Healthy Eating’ with Miss Payne being ‘The Speaker’.

In Collective Worship, the children were read ‘The Election’ story to help them understand the differences between different parties.

The week ended with a visit from Mr Nadhim Zahawi Conservative MP for Stratford-upon-Avon, where he took part in a whole school Question and Answer session. Some of the tough questions he faced from Year 6 were;

  • What’s you main goal in Parliament?
  • Do you agree with Democracy?
  • Are you following your manifesto?
  • What’s the worst thing you have had to do as an MP?

Thank you Mr Nadhim Zahawi MP for visiting us and supporting our UK Parliament Week 2016.