The word ‘suffrage’ means having the right to vote in political elections. The suffragettes were women who campaigned for this right.
In this presentation pupils find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a suffragette who campaigned for equal rights for women.
SEND accessible versions are also available on this page.
Additional differentiated resources for SEND pupils include:
This presentation can be used to support the history, literacy and PSHE curriculums.
Additionally this resource can be used in assemblies or at significant points in the year, for example to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Find out that women have not always been allowed to vote in elections
Learn about the suffragettes movement and some of the methods they used to draw attention to their campaign
Know who Emily Wilding Davison was and how she died
Have an opportunity to discuss issues of fairness and equality.
Emily Wilding Davison (SEND accessible)
Emily Wilding Davison PowerPoint
Protests and Demonstrations PowerPoint
Images of protests and demonstrations from now and in the past.
SEND accessible lesson plan.
Use with SEND pupils
Similarities and Differences worksheet
Images of the House of Commons Chamber.