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From Bill to law
AGES 11-19, LAW, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Introduce your students to how laws are made and the roles played by the House of Commons, House of Lords and the Monarch with this two minute video.
How laws are made: Video
AGES 11-19, CITIZENSHIP, LAW, VIDEO
Introduce your students to the legislative process with this three-minute overview of how bills become laws.
Debating a Bill
AGES 11-19, CITIZENSHIP, LESSON PLAN, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
This whiteboard resource introduces the process of scrutinising legislation and shows how effective debate works.
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.
Diversity and Equality law in the UK
AGES 11-16, LESSON PLAN, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE
Use this resource to generate discussion about equality and the law in the UK and explore the effect laws have on society.
Journey of a Bill: House of Lords
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
This short film follows a bill as it moves from the Commons into the House of Lords and through each stage to royal assent.
How Laws are Made: Lesson Plan
AGES 14-16, CITIZENSHIP, LAW, LESSON PLAN, SEND
Use this lesson plan to look at Parliament's legislative role.
Emily Wilding Davison
AGES 5-11, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, SUFFRAGETTES, SEND
Find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a significant person in history.
First Mass Petition: Votes for Women
AGES 11-16, INTERACTIVE RESOURCE, HISTORY, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP
This interactive teaching resource provides students with the opportunity to explore the suffrage movement from its beginnings in 1866 up to equal voting rights in 1928.
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.
People and Parliament - lesson, presentation, quiz
AGES 11-14, LESSON PLAN, QUIZ, WORKSHEET
Teach your KS3 students how people become MPs and Peers.
Votes for Women Part 1: Stories from Parliament
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON AND ASSEMBLY PLAN, HISTORY
This audio drama brings to life the story of the Suffragettes following Lady Constance Lytton as she protests for women’s right to vote.
An Introduction to Parliament
AGES 7-16, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE, CITIZENSHIP
A guide to the House of Commons, House of Lords and monarch, and the difference between Parliament and government.
The Fire of 1834: Stories from Parliament
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON & ASSEMBLY PLAN
Learn about the fire of 1834 that destroyed almost all of the original Palace of Westminster with this audio drama.
The Gunpowder Plot Part 2: Stories from Parliament
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON, ASSEMBLY PLAN
Listen to this re-enactment of the conspirators plotting to blow up Parliament, with original illustrations.
Votes for Women Part 2: Stories from Parliament
In the second part of this audio drama, Lady Constance Lytton endures the harsh treatment that many Suffragettes experienced in prison.
The State Opening of Parliament in pictures
AGES 7-16, PHOTO GALLERY, CITIZENSHIP
Images showing the tradition of the annual State Opening of Parliament.
Video Tour of the House of Lords
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Peers take you on a video tour around the House of Lords.
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