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World War One and Parliament
AGES 11-19, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Explore the role of Parliament as Britain entered WWI with re-enacted speeches, lesson plan and sources.
AGES 7-11, ASSEMBLY, PSHE, CITIZENSHIP
Use this assembly resource to explain what a general election is to younger pupils
AGES 7-19, ASSEMBLY PLAN, EMERGENCE OF PARLIAMENT
Download a Magna Carta themed assembly plan
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.
Introduction to Parliament
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, PARLIAMENT & GOVERNMENT
A short animation introducing Parliament. Can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
Houses of History: Journey to Democracy
AGES 7-14, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE, THE EMERGENCE OF PARLIAMENT
The United Kingdom's journey to democracy is set out in this interactive Houses of History timeline resource which begins with the 1215 Magna Carta.
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.
What is Government? with Danny Wallace
What is Government? Find out with author and journalist Danny Wallace.
Order a Parliament Loan Box
AGES 7-14, BOOKLET/PACK, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE
Parliament’s loan box scheme provides students aged 7-14 with the resources and props to bring the work of Parliament to life.
An Introduction to Parliament
AGES 7-11, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT & GOVERNMENT
A short video animation introducing Parliament that can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
The National Archives Magna Carta Interactive Resource
AGES 11-19, HISTORY, MAGNA CARTA
Parliament and The National Archives have collaborated to deliver this interactive online resource
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.
Diversity and Parliament: Black History Month
AGES 7-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY, PSHE
A series of videos and a teachers' pack exploring diversity at Parliament
Race Relations Act 1965
AGES 11-16, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, CITIZENSHIP
Explore the UK's first Race Relations Act with this lesson plan and accompanying sources.
AGES 11-16, WORKSHEET, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE, SEND
Citizenship teaching resource for KS3 and KS4 students wanting to improve their debating and research skills
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