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General elections, secondary assembly
Use this short presentation to learn about general elections with secondary students.
AGES 7-POST 16
A toolkit containing everything you need to run your own election!
Find Your Way, post 16 booklet
Download this reference guide to Parliament for students post 16.
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.
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.
Our School Trip to the Houses of Parliament, 5-7 booklet
This fun story introduces pupils to the UK Parliament as they follow Oak Class on their school trip.
Find out about Parliament: 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?
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
Younger pupils learn about Parliament and explore the importance of asking questions through story, discussion and images.
Voting Rights in the UK assembly
Use this assembly plan to introduce students to the laws that granted equal voting rights to people in the UK.
Campaigning, Making Change Happen
Collapsed timetable day, general elections
Create a collapsed timetable day focusing on the theme of general elections using this resource.
First Mass Petition, Votes for Women
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.
Gunpowder Plot PowerPoint, primary
Find out the real story behind why we light bonfires and fireworks every year.
Emily Wilding Davison, assembly and lesson plan
Find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a significant person in history.
Diversity and Parliament, Black History Month
A series of videos and a teachers' pack exploring diversity at Parliament
House of Lords Select Committees , video
This short film guides you through select committees of the House of Lords: how they are formed, the work they do and their impact.
An Introduction to Parliament primary, video
A short video animation introducing Parliament that can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
Introduction to Parliament secondary, video
A short animation introducing Parliament. Can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
What is Government? With Danny Wallace
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT
What is Government? Find out with author and journalist Danny Wallace.
House of Commons Select Committees, video
This short film guides you through select committees of the House of Commons: the work they do and the impact they have.
What is the House of Commons? Video
Animation exploring the history, role, work and membership of the House of Commons and how it holds the Government to account.
Simon de Montfort, video
Bring the story of Simon de Montfort and the 1265 Parliament to life with this video drama exploring the emergence of Parliament.
Journey of a Bill, House of Lords
This short film follows a bill as it moves from the Commons into the House of Lords and through each stage to royal assent.
Comparing elections in the UK and USA video
This 5 minute video introduces the key features of elections, democracy and representation in the USA.
Debating resource, Create the Debate
English teaching resources for KS3, KS4, or KS5 students wanting to improve their debating and communication skills.
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