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AGES 14-19, HISTORY, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE
Play a different quiz each week on the history or the business of Parliament.
Significant people in history - Emily Wilding Davison - presentation
AGES 5-11, HISTORY, SUFFRAGETTES
Find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a significant person in history.
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.
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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.
Find Your Way: 16-18 booklet
Download this reference guide to Parliament for students aged 16-18 studying Government & Politics.
Elections and Voting - whiteboard resource
AGES 7-16, CITIZENSHIP
Use this resource to help your students understand the process of a UK general election and the significance of voters' decisions.
Collapsed Timetable Day - Introduction to Parliament
AGES 11-16, COLLAPSED TIMETABLE DAY, INTRODUCTION TO PARLIAMENT
Create a collapsed timetable day focusing on the theme of UK Parliament using this new resource pack.
AGES 11-19, GENERAL ELECTION, CITIZENSHIP
A toolkit containing everything you need to run your own election!
What is the House of Lords? - video
AGES 11-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
This resource explores what the House of Lords is and how it has evolved over time.
Collapsed Timetable Day - General Elections
AGES 11-16, COLLAPSED TIMETABLE DAY, GENERAL ELECTIONS
Create a collapsed timetable day focusing on the theme of general elections using this resource.
Who is in the House of Lords? - video
Explore who is in the House of Lords and the different routes towards joining the House with this animated video and activity pack.
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.
EU referendum discussion activities
AGES 14-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Use this resource in the run up to the EU referendum to generate discussion around the topic.
What is the House of Commons? - video
AGES 11-19, CITIZENSHIP, HOUSE OF COMMONS
Animation exploring the House of Commons history, role and membership and how Government is held to account.
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.
Comparing Voting Systems - whiteboard resource
Compare voting systems including First Past the Post, the Alternative Vote, the Single Transferable Vote and the Party List System.
Civil liberties and personal freedoms - discussion activity
AGES 16-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN
Use this resource to explore issues of individual freedom and civil liberties with your students.
Types of Government lesson plan
Use this lesson plan to explore the similarities and differences between different types of governments.
How the House of Lords works - video
This resource explains how the House of Lords works and what its Members do.
Constitution debate pack
AGES 11-19, DEBATING, BOOKLET/PACK
In this Magna Carta 800 anniversary year, get your students thinking about what a UK written constitution could look like in the future.
Magna Carta anniversary assembly plan
AGES 7-19, EMERGENCE OF PARLIAMENT
Download a Magna Carta themed assembly plan
Lords Select Committee Video
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.
Commons Select Committee video
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.
A brief history of representation in nearly 60 seconds
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY
Use this short film as an introduction to the history of representation.
World War One source pack
AGES 11-19, HISTORY, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Explore the role of Parliament as Britain entered WWI with re-enacted speeches, lesson plan and sources.
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