Magna Carta Anniversary

Magna Carta Anniversary

This assembly plan introduces students to the Magna Carta, exploring its history, significance and relevance today.

Description

This assembly plan celebrates over 800 years since the sealing of the Magna Carta, inviting students to reflect on this important document and its legacy today.

Included in this pack is a copy of Magna Carta provided by Salisbury Cathedral as well as a blank poster template to inspire your students to consider the rights and freedoms they would include if they were creating a Magna Carta for today.

This resource is part of the Parliament in the Making programme.

Learning outcomes

Students will:

  • Gain an understanding of the story behind Magna Carta
  • Know that there are three clauses of Magna Carta still relevant today
  • Reflect on the significance of Magna Carta in the development of rights and freedoms in the UK
  • Consider what rights they believe are important in the UK today

Resources

Magna Carta assembly plan - Word version

Magna Carta assembly plan - Word version

rtf file - 13.35 MB

Magna Carter assembly plan - PDF version

Magna Carter assembly plan - PDF version

pdf file - 1.26 MB

Magna Carter assemply plan - poster

Magna Carter assemply plan - poster

pdf file - 550 KB

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