London Politics

3 days/ 2 nights

From only £139pp

Overview

3 days/ 2 nights From only £139pp

Discover UK Politics at its heart, with an immersive Study Trip to London, certain to ignite your students enthusiasm for the subject.  Go behind the scenes at the Houses of Commons, see key political sites and bare witness to the workings in Westminster. 

Curriculum focus

  • Introduction to the Political Systems & Institutions of Modern Britain
  • Compare the processes in Westminster with similar actions in other capital cities
  • English Legal System & Methods
  • People, politics, participation and UK Political Issues

What's included in the trip?

  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:10 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Departure from school. Transfer to accommodation. Free time to explore the city.

  • Day 2

    Politics and Royalty Guided Walking Tour with ‘behind-the scenes’ House of Parliament tour.  London Eye flight.

  • Day 3

    Free morning.  Departure to school.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Experience a West End musical in one of the most prestigious theatres of London.
  • London boasts a wealth of free museums - such as: British Museum, Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A),Tate Modern and Museum of London , all particularly popular with our groups.
  • The UK’s central bank is the eighth oldest in the world and has been issuing the country’s money for over 300 years. It contains an interesting museum.
  • The north-east corner of Hyde Park is famous as a place for free speech. If you visit at Sunday lunchtime then you can enjoy the entertaining hecklers.
  • Subject to availability, Group visits must be booked considerably in advance) (The teardrop-shaped building next Tower Bridge was designed by the architect Norman Foster, and is where the Mayor of London has his offices. Go and watch the Mayor of London getting grilled by the London Assembly at the monthly Mayor’s Question Time at City Hall.
  • The Jewel Tower is a miraculous survivor from the original Palace of Westminster. It was built in the 14th-century as a store for Edward III’s valuables.
  • The Tower of London is draped in history, first established by William the Conqueror and dating back to 1066. It has been the home of the Crown Jewels since the 1100’s. The Tower of London is now a World Heritage Site and one of London’s major tourist must see attractions.
  • Offering a range of world-class fashion, beauty and lifestyle stores, Covent Garden is one of London's hottest luxury shopping destinations.
  • Visit Camden Market in London. Over 1000 shops and stalls selling fashion, music, art and food next to Camden Lock.
  • Since its first public flight in March 2000 the London Eye has been a dominant feature to London’s Southbank. This wheel can carry up to 800 passengers per turn and views as far as Windsor Castle can be seen on a clear day.
  • The Shard is among the latest addition to London’s skyline designed by Master Architect Renzo Piano. It has become the tallest building in Western Europe at a height of 1016ft.
  • Some of London’s most classic icons can be seen on a Thames boat trip which meanders through the centre of the UK’s capital sailing past Canary Wharf, Westminster and more.