Politics School programme

Students on the Politics School get to take part in a wide range of activities and spend time in Westminster, at Newham Council, visiting media offices and in Newham. Previous students have been able to do the following:

  • Meet and question MPs, MEPs and parliamentary researchers
  • Watch debates in the House of Commons and have a tour of Parliament
  • Visit government departments and learn about the Civil Service
  • Visit Sky News and the Financial Times offices
  • Learn about the role of local authorities and visit Newham Council
  • Learn how to start a campaign
  • Take part in an interactive debate coaching session with leading debaters
  • Visit Europe House to learn more about the workings of the EU
  • Visit sites in Newham to learn about regeneration

More information about this year's Politics School will follow shortly.

Take a look at these photos to see what previous Politics Schools students did

Applications for the Stephen Timms Politics School are now open. Apply here now.