Visit on Non-Sitting Day

Programme A - Visit on Non-Sitting Day


Student Level
Lower Secondary/Upper Secondary/JC/CI/ITE/Polytechnic
Time
Mondays & Fridays: 1430 to 1600 hrs & 1530 to 1700 hrs
Group Size
45
Learning Objectives
Learn about the history and traditions of our Parliament, its functions and the various personalities in the House. Get to know what happens on a Sitting Day and how laws are made through a guided tour where you visit areas within the building that are not accessible to the public.

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  • The tour guide has a lot of knowledge and sense of humor which made the tour interesting and fun.
    Visit on Non-Sitting Day
    from Nan Hua High School,
    participated in Programme A.

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A namelist with the students' and teachers' particulars must be submitted to us at least 7 working days before the visit for security clearance.


Visit on Parliament Sitting Day

Programme B - Visit on Parliament Sitting Day


Student Level
Lower Secondary/Upper Secondary/JC/CI/ITE/Polytechnic
Time
This programme will only be published, after the sitting date has been published on our website.
Group Size
70
Learning Objectives
Attend 'live' Parliament proceedings. Observe how laws are made, listen to Ministers and MPs debate on the policies and details of the proposed Bills. Find out how Parliament votes. After observing the proceedings from the public galleries, a briefing will be provided in the education gallery. Students will observe parliamentary proceedings in blocks of 90 minutes beginning at 1pm. There will be no guided tour of the Parliament House. Upon arrival, teachers can inform the Education Officers if any student is interested to observe the proceedings after their allotted time.

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  • Love the visit! Very informative and I learnt many new things
    Visit on Parliament Sitting Day
    from Kranji Secondary School,
    participated in Programme B.

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A namelist with the students' and teachers' particulars must be submitted to us at least 7 working days before the visit for security clearance.


Moot Parliament

Be the Speaker, Programme C - Moot Parliament


Student Level
JC/CI/Polytechnic
Time
Wednesdays from 1500 to 1700hrs
Group Size
25
Learning Objectives
Be the Speaker, Prime Minister or Leader of the Opposition for a day! Our programme will take the students through a debate in a specially designed moot Parliament chamber. The programme is designed to allow the students to experience the thrills and chills in public speaking while learning the parliamentary procedures. Scripts will be provided for students to guide them through the debates.

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  • I have learnt a lot about how the Parliament works, how the bills are processed before becoming a law and how it feels like to be in a parliament debate
    Moot Parliament
    from GEP Moot Parliament,
    participated in Programme C.

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A namelist with the students' and teachers' particulars must be submitted to us at least 7 working days before the visit for security clearance.


Visit on Non-Sitting Day for Upper Primary

Programme D - Visit on Non-Sitting Day for Upper Primary


Student Level
Upper Primary
Time
Wednesdays &Thursdays from 0930 to 1030 hrs
Group Size
45
Learning Objectives
Within an hour's visit, students can learn about the roles and functions of Parliament, people in the House and the duties they perform. The guided tour includes a stop at the Public Gallery, which overlooks the Chamber where sittings are held. Through this visit, students should be able to identify its importance where affairs of the state are discussed.

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A namelist with the students' and teachers' particulars must be submitted to us at least 7 working days before the visit for security clearance.


Holiday Enrichment Programme

Programme E - Holiday Enrichment Programme


Student Level
Upper Secondary/JC/CI/ITE/Polytechnic
Time
This programme needs prior arrangement with the Education Department.
Group Size
20
Learning Objectives
Speak to us if you have an idea for an enrichment programme involving the learning of the parliamentary system during the June and December school holidays.

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A namelist with the students' and teachers' particulars must be submitted to us at least 7 working days before the visit for security clearance.


Public Tour

Public Programme


Student Level
Organisations only
Time
Please check the calendar.
Group Size
40
Learning Objectives
Groups from organisations can now take an hour tour of the Parliament House with our experienced guides. Minimum of 25 pax to proceed with the tour. Each tour can accommodate a maximum of 40 visitors. A freelance parliamentary guide will be engaged at a fee of $80 per tour. Confirmation of tour is subject to availability of guides. Please arrange for the cash payment to be passed to the guide BEFORE the tour begins.

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Hear what other students say about this programme

  • The tour of the place is very interesting but the duration is a little too short.
    Public Tour
    from MDA,
    participated in Programme F.

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A namelist with the students' and teachers' particulars must be submitted to us at least 7 working days before the visit for security clearance.