Find out about Parliament: Voting

Find out about Parliament: Voting

Younger pupils find out about voting through story, images and discussion, using this new resource pack.

Description

The ‘Find out about Parliament’ series, is an introduction to the work of Parliament through activities, stories and imagery, for pupils aged 5-8.

The resources have practical and accessible ideas to get pupils thinking about how they make decisions in a group, why asking questions is important and what it means to represent other people. Younger pupils will enjoy listening to the stories which explore each theme in a familiar context, while the poster pack provides a stimulus to extend pupils’ understanding of each concept and how it relates to Parliament.

There are two other themes to explore in this series:

Each theme in the series includes a teachers’ booklet, a story presentation and a poster pack.

SEND versions

SEND accessible resources are also available on this page.

Additional differentiated resources for SEND pupils include:

Learning outcomes

The Find out about Parliament: Voting pack can be used in English, PSHE, Citizenship and SMSC.

It introduces pupils to the concepts of:

  • fairness - how we make decisions in a group
  • finding out and researching different options
  • taking part and making decisions
  • respecting the decisions of the group


Resources

Additional picture prompts (SEND accessible)

Additional picture prompts (SEND accessible)

Images to support pupils understanding.

pptx file - 4.03 MB

Find out about Parliament: Voting

Find out about Parliament: Voting

Teachers' resource

pdf file - 2.11 MB

Find out about Parliament: Voting

Find out about Parliament: Voting

Poster pack.

pdf file - 1.39 MB

Find out about Parliament: Voting

Find out about Parliament: Voting

Storytime presentation.

pptx file - 2.13 MB

Story sequencing (SEND accessible)

Story sequencing (SEND accessible)

Supports pupils in their understanding of the story and provides questions to enable a discussion about voting.

docx file - 1.75 MB

Teachers' resource (SEND accessible)

Teachers' resource (SEND accessible)

Use with SEND pupils.

pdf file - 2.49 MB

Vocabulary (SEND accessible)

Vocabulary (SEND accessible)

Pre-learning vocab sheet.

docx file - 3.36 MB

AGES 5-11, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE, ENGLISH, SEND

Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions - presentation

AGES 5-11, LESSON PLAN, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE, ENGLISH, SEND

Find out about Parliament: What does representing mean?