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The Budget - lesson plan
AGES 7-11, LESSON PLAN, WORKSHEET
Enable your KS2 students to learn more about budgeting on a personal and national level with this free downloadable lesson plan.
Human Rights Around the World - lesson plan
AGES 14-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN
Explore differences in human rights levels around the world with this lesson plan.
Comparing elections in the UK and USA - video
AGES 16-19, POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP
This 5 minute video introduces the key features of elections, democracy and representation in the USA.
The fire of 1834: Stories from Parliament - video
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON & ASSEMBLY PLAN
Learn about the fire of 1834 that destroyed almost all of the original Palace of Westminster with this audio drama.
The Gunpowder Plot part 2: Stories from Parliament - video
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON, ASSEMBLY PLAN
Listen to this re-enactment of the conspirators plotting to blow up Parliament, with original illustrations.
The Gunpowder Plot part 1: Stories from Parliament - video
This audio drama re-enacts the story of the Gunpowder Plot with original supporting illustrations.
Votes for Women part 2: Stories from Parliament - video
In the second part of this audio drama, Lady Constance Lytton endures the harsh treatment that many Suffragettes experienced in prison.
Votes for Women part 1: Stories from Parliament - video
AGES 7-14, HISTORY, VIDEO, LESSON PLAN
This audio drama brings to life the story of the Suffragettes following Lady Constance Lytton as she protests for women’s right to vote.
Simon de Montfort: Stories from Parliament - video
Bring the story of Simon de Montfort and the 1265 Parliament to life with this video drama exploring the emergence of Parliament.
Magna Carta: Stories from Parliament - video
AGES 7-14, HISTORY, ASSEMBLY & LESSON PLAN
Discover the fascinating story of Magna Carta with this video drama and explore the first step in the emergence of Parliament.
Diversity and Parliament: Black History Month - video
AGES 7-19, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY, PSHE
A series of videos and a teachers' pack exploring diversity at Parliament
Get Debating worksheets
AGES 11-16, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE
Citizenship teaching resource for KS3 and KS4 students wanting to improve their debating and research skills
House of Commons Library Briefing Papers
AGES 16-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Use these House of Commons Library Briefings to provide A Level students with reliable and impartial information on a range of parliamentary topics.
Significant people in history - Emily Wilding Davison - presentation
AGES 5-11, HISTORY, SUFFRAGETTES
Find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a significant person in history.
Moments in history - The Gunpowder Plot - presentation
AGES 5-11, HISTORY, GUY FAWKES
Find out the real story behind why we light bonfires and fireworks every year.
Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions - presentation
AGES 5-11, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE, ENGLISH
Younger pupils learn about Parliament and explore the importance of asking questions through story, discussion and images.
Find out about Parliament: What does representing mean? - presentation
What does it mean to represent other people? Younger pupils can find out about the role of MPs through discussion, images and stories.
Find out about Parliament: Voting - presentation
AGES 5-11, CITIZENSHIP, VOTING, ENGLISH
Younger pupils find out about voting through story, images and discussion, using this new resource pack.
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