Get to know your UK Parliament, 11-14 booklet

Get to know your UK Parliament, 11-14 booklet

What does Parliament do? How is a law made? What is a select committee? How can you get involved? Your students will find answers to these – and other – important questions in this guide.

Description

Students, aged 11-14, will learn about MPs and members of the House of Lords, what they do, and why their work is important. They can find out how they can get their voices heard in Parliament and make a difference to the issues that they care about.

Students can find out how to make a petition and sent it to Parliament, discover historical facts, and get some top tips on how to get in touch with MPs and members of the House of Lords. Most of all, they'll see how our Parliament helps make the UK a fair and democratic place to live for every one of us.

 

Learning outcomes:

Pupils will learn about:

  • What Parliament does and how it is different from the government
  • How to get in touch with MPs and members of the House of Lords
  • How laws are made
  • Select committees
  • Petitions

Order copies

Copies are available to order for free. To order ‘Get to know your UK Parliament' contact:

Email: HOPOrders@ark-h.co.uk

Please clearly state the name of the publication, the number of copies you require and whether you would like them in English (quote product code: HOPEDUKS3) or dual language, English and Welsh (quote product code: HOPEDUWLKS3). Last orders for 2018 will be sent out on 21 December and we will resume deliveries from 27 December.

Digital copies are available to download below.

Get to know your UK Parliament

Get to know your UK Parliament

pdf file - 20.52 MB

Teacher's notes

Teacher's notes

pdf file - 4.28 MB

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