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Your UK Parliament: the essentials guide, 14-16 booklet
CITIZENSHIP, INTRODUCTION TO PARLIAMENT
The UK Parliament affects almost every aspect of your students lives. But what is it? How does it work? And how can they get their voice heard?
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.
Find out about Parliament: Voting
AGES 5-11, BOOKLET/PACK, CITIZENSHIP, VOTING
Younger pupils find out about voting through story, images and discussion, using this new resource pack.
Find out about Parliament: What does Representing mean?
AGES 5-11, BOOKLET/PACK, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE
What does it mean to represent other people? Younger pupils can find out about the role of MPs through discussion, images and stories.
Find out about Parliament: Asking Questions
AGES 5-11, BOOKLET/PACK, CITIZENSHIP
Younger pupils learn about Parliament and explore the importance of asking questions through story, discussion and images.
Order a Parliament Loan Box
AGES 7-14, BOOKLET/PACK, CITIZENSHIP
UK Parliament’s loan box scheme provides students aged 7-14 with the resources and props to bring the work of Parliament to life.
What is the UK Parliament?
AGES 7-11, LESSON PLAN, PSHE, CITIZENSHIP
UK Parliament Week resources including five lesson plans created in partnership with Twinkl.
Voting Rights in the UK - assembly
AGES 11-14, ASSEMBLY PLAN, VOTES FOR WOMEN
Use this assembly plan to introduce students to the laws that granted equal voting rights to people in the UK.
Votes for Women Part 2: Stories from Parliament
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON & ASSEMBLY PLAN
In the second part of this audio drama, Lady Constance Lytton endures the harsh treatment that many Suffragettes experienced in prison.
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.
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.
People and Parliament - lesson, presentation, quiz
AGES 11-14, LESSON PLAN, QUIZ, WORKSHEET
Teach your KS3 students how people become MPs and Peers.
Our School Trip to the Houses of Parliament, 5-7 booklet
INTRODUCTION TO PARLIAMENT
This fun story introduces pupils to the UK Parliament as they follow Oak Class on their school trip.
Making Change Happen: Campaigning
AGES 7-11, LESSON PLAN, CITIZENSHIP
Magna Carta - video
AGES 7-14, HISTORY, ASSEMBLY & LESSON PLAN
Discover the fascinating story of Magna Carta with this video drama and explore the first step in the emergence of Parliament.
Houses of Parliament: an illustrated guide
AGES 11-14, CITIZENSHIP, LEAFLET
Download a colourful leaflet that introduces students to the Palace of Westminster and the work of the Houses of Commons and Lords.
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.
Houses of History timeline - all themes
AGES 7-16, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
This animated timeline explores 50 key British historical events from 1099 to the modern day.
AGES 7-11, ASSEMBLY, CITIZENSHIP
Use this assembly resource to explain what a general election is to younger pupils
Find Your Way, post 16 booklet
MAKING LAWS, ELECTIONS, CONSTITUTION
Download this reference guide to Parliament for students post 16.
Discover the UK Parliament, 7-11 booklet
What is the UK Parliament? How is it different from the Government? Why do we need laws? Your pupils will find all the answers in this unique guide.
An Introduction to Parliament - primary
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.
World War One and Parliament
AGES 11-19, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY
Explore the role of Parliament as Britain entered WWI with re-enacted speeches, lesson plan and sources.
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.
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.
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.
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