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A Brief History of Representation in Nearly 60 Seconds
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY
This short film introduces students to the history of representation.
What is the House of Commons?
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HOUSE OF COMMONS
Animation exploring the history, role, work and membership of the House of Commons and how it holds the Government to account.
Online Tour of Parliament
AGES 7-19, VIRTUAL TOUR, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE
Explore some of Parliament's famous buildings and learn about its work and history of though this series of virtual tours.
House of Lords Select Committees
AGES 16-19, VIDEO, THE HOUSE OF LORDS
This short film guides you through select committees of the House of Lords: how they are formed, the work they do and their impact.
House of Commons Select Committees
AGES 16-19, VIDEO, HOUSE OF COMMONS & MPS
This short film guides you through select committees of the House of Commons: the work they do and the impact they have.
Magna Carta Anniversary
AGES 7-19, ASSEMBLY PLAN, EMERGENCE OF PARLIAMENT
Download a Magna Carta themed assembly plan
Constitution debate pack
AGES 11-19, BOOKLET/PACK, DEBATING
Following the 800 year anniversary of the Magna Carta, get your students thinking about what a UK written constitution could look like in the future.
AGES 11-16, WORKSHEET, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE, SEND
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
AGES 5-11, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, SUFFRAGETTES, SEND
Find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a significant person in history.
General Elections collapsed timetable day
AGES 11-16, COLLAPSED TIMETABLE DAY, GENERAL ELECTIONS
Create a collapsed timetable day focusing on the theme of general elections using this resource.
AGES 14-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Use this resource in the run up to the EU referendum to generate discussion around the topic.
Civil liberties and personal freedoms
AGES 16-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN
Use this resource to explore issues of individual freedom and civil liberties with your students.
Human Rights Around the World
AGES 14-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN
Explore differences in human rights levels around the world with this lesson plan.
Who is in the House of Lords?
AGES 11-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, VIDEO
Explore who is in the House of Lords and the different routes towards joining the House with this animated video and activity pack.
How the House of Lords works
This resource explains how the House of Lords works and what its Members do.
Elections and Voting
AGES 7-16, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Use this resource to help your students understand the process of a UK general election and the significance of voters' decisions.
From Bill to Law
AGES 11-19, LAW, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Test students’ knowledge of how laws are made and the roles played by the House of Commons, House of Lords and the Monarch.
Introduction to Parliament collapsed timetable day
AGES 11-16, INTRODUCTION TO PARLIAMENT
Create a collapsed timetable day focusing on the theme of UK Parliament using this new resource pack.
AGES 14-19, HISTORY, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE
Test students' knowledge on the history or the business of Parliament in these quizzes.
Parliament and government - whiteboard resource
AGES 11-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Explore the difference between Parliament and government using this interactive tool.
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.
Find Your Way: 16-18 booklet
Download this reference guide to Parliament for students aged 16-18 studying Government & Politics.
AGES 11-19, GENERAL ELECTION, CITIZENSHIP
A toolkit containing everything you need to run your own election!
What is the House of Lords? - video
This resource explores what the House of Lords is and how it has evolved over time.
General Election in nearly 60 seconds
AGES 11-19, AUDIO, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP
Use this short film as an introduction to how the General Election works.
Debating resource: Create the Debate
AGES 11-19, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP
English teaching resources for KS3, KS4, or KS5 students wanting to improve their debating and communication skills.
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