My Party Election Workshop

My Party Election Workshop

Parliament's Education Outreach team can inspire and engage your students in their political literacy lessons by running workshops in schools around the county.

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About the Workshop

 

This fun, interactive My Party Election workshop will be delivered in your school by one of our Regional Outreach Officers. This workshop is generally 1 hour in length, but this can be flexible subject to your requirements. This workshop is available for pupils aged 7-18 and can be tailored for small or large groups.

 

Content Covered

 

For all Ages

  • Why we have elections
  • How an election works
  • What a constituency is
  • Introduction to manifestos

 

For ages 11 - 16

  • Overview of voting systems
  • Introduction to political parties
  • Local area voting statistics
  • How a government is formed

 

For ages 16 - 18

  • Comparing strengths and weakness of voting systems
  • Consider the potential evolution of voting

 

Learning Links

 

England

Citizenship, British Values, PSHE, Government & Politics

 

Northern Ireland

Local & Global Citizenship

 

Scotland

National Modern Studies 4 and 5, Democracy in Scotland and the United Kingdom units

 

Wales

Global Citizenship, Personal and Social Education Framework

 

Enquire about a Visit 

 

Enquire about a visit by completing an expression of interest form. We reserve the right to prioritise certain requests to guarantee a proportionate geographic and demographic split of visitors.


 
For any other enquiries about our outreach visits, please contact educationoutreach@parliament.uk.

 

 


 


 

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