Competitions and awards

Our competitions and award schemes reward excellence in school councils and help to engage your students with Parliament and politics. 

Competitions and awards


Parliament's Education Service runs a range of competitions, including some that take place on an annual basis. The competitions below are running in the current school year:

Lights, Camera, Parliament!

Students aged 7-16 are invited to explore lawmaking and its impact on all our lives by producing a short film, script or storyboard about a new law they would introduce in the UK. 

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Speaker's School Council Awards

The Speaker's School Council Award is an annual awards scheme that helps to celebrate and recognise the achievements of your school council. Each year, we want to hear about projects that made a difference in your school or community, whatever their size. Open to every infant, primary and secondary school in the UK. Prizes will be awarded in four age categories.

About the Awards scheme