The group met with Neil Carmichael MP for photographs on College Green, where all the TV report are made from. They went into the House of Lords and saw first hand where the Queen will deliver her speech on the 8th May when the new session of Parliament opens in the traditional way. One pupil said the trip was "immense" and according to grateful parents some couldn't stop talking about it all night. Reporters from Stroud News and Journal and Stroud Life were on hand to see the children off on the trip and their return.
Debbie said "I was so pleased to be able to do this for the children and the reaction has been fantastic, if not humbling. I am so pleased they had such a great time, although it was quite stressful ensuring we returned with the same 13 children we left with."