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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.
The Gunpowder Plot part 1: Stories from Parliament - video
This audio drama re-enacts the story of the Gunpowder Plot with original supporting illustrations.
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.
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.
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.
Modern Social Reforms timeline - Houses of History
AGES 7-16, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
This interactive timeline shows how social and political changes shaped the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
My Parliamentary Scrap Book: 11-14 booklet
AGES 11-14, CITIZENSHIP, BOOKLET
My Parliamentary Scrap Book is a booklet for students aged 11-14, covering key events relating to Parliament in a school year, from the State Opening of Parliament to school council elections.
The Tower of Power: 14-16 booklet
AGES 14-16, CITIZENSHIP, BOOKLET
A magazine-style booklet that explains what happens in Parliament and how it is relevant to students' lives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
People and Parliament - lesson, presentation, quiz
AGES 11-14, LESSON PLAN, QUIZ, WORKSHEET
Teach your KS3 students how people become MPs and Peers.
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.
Who is in the House of Lords?
AGES 11-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, VIDEO
Explore who is in the House of Lords and the different routes towards joining the House with this animated video and activity pack.
How the House of Lords works
This resource explains how the House of Lords works and what its Members do.
AGES 7-11, LESSON PLAN, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE, ENGLISH, PSHE, CITIZENSHIP
Pupil Parliament is a news report and speech writing resource and includes videos, lesson plans and interactive whiteboard slides.
Parliament and government
Explore the difference between Parliament and government using this interactive tool.
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