Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Year 6 Children to Visit Parliament on Democracy Day

On Tuesday 20th January (next week) - our year 6 children and staff will be having a tour of Parliament.
Tuesday also marks a very special day as it is 'Democracy Day'. This is because 2015 is the 750th anniversary of the first Parliament. We will be the first visitors to see a new exhibition in Westminster Hall of 18 new paintings to mark the anniversary.
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The videos below provide some background to the birth of democracy in Britain.
This year also marks the 800th anniversary of The Magna Carta.
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The children will also be visiting the British Museum in the afternoon. They will be going to see The Sutton Hoo treasure, Roman Britain artefacts, Greek, Eygptian and Aztec treasures.