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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.
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.
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.
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.
Different election outcomes
AGES 7-16, CITIZENSHIP, WORKSHEET, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Use this whiteboard resource to explore the potential outcomes of general elections in the UK.
Elections and Voting
AGES 7-16, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Use this resource to help your students understand the process of a UK general election and the significance of voters' decisions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
AGES 7-19, ASSEMBLY PLAN, EMERGENCE OF PARLIAMENT
Download a Magna Carta themed assembly plan
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