My Party Election Workshop

My Party Election Workshop

Parliament's Education Outreach team can inspire and engage your students in their political literacy lessons by running workshops in schools around the county.

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About the Workshop

 

This fun, interactive My Party Election workshop will be delivered in your school by one of our Regional Outreach Officers. This workshop is generally 1 hour in length, but this can be flexible subject to your requirements. This workshop is available for pupils aged 7-18 and can be tailored for small or large groups.

 

Content Covered

 

For all Ages

  • Why we have elections
  • How an election works
  • What a constituency is
  • Introduction to manifestos

 

For ages 11 - 16

  • Overview of voting systems
  • Introduction to political parties
  • Local area voting statistics
  • How a government is formed

 

For ages 16 - 18

  • Comparing strengths and weakness of voting systems
  • Consider the potential evolution of voting

 

Learning Links

 

England

Citizenship, British Values, PSHE, Government & Politics

 

Northern Ireland

Local & Global Citizenship

 

Scotland

National Modern Studies 4 and 5, Democracy in Scotland and the United Kingdom units

 

Wales

Global Citizenship, Personal and Social Education Framework

 

How to Apply

 

Apply for an outreach visit by completing our quick and easy application form. We reserve the right to prioritise certain requests to guarantee a proportionate geographic and demographic split of visitors.


 
For any other enquiries about our outreach visits, please contact [email protected].

 

 


 


 

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