MP For A Week

MP For A Week

This online game teaches students the range and value of MPs work and builds an understanding of some of the pressures they face.

 

Challenge your students to survive a week in politics and keep their party, their voters and the media happy.

The game gives young people a virtual taste of life as an MP. Highlighting the range and value of MPs' work, the game builds students' understanding of the role of a Member of Parliament.
MP for a Week is an ideal activity for pairs, individuals or incorporated into whole class and flip learning. It can be used on desktops, tablets or mobile devices. Time required: 45 mins approx.

Curriculum

England

  • Citizenship – Democracy, government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens
  • SMSC – British Values
  • Citizenship Studies – Democracy, government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens

Wales

  • Citizenship Studies KS4 – Democracy and Government
  • Citizenship Studies KS4 – Democracy at work in the UK
Scotland
  • Social Studies – Political decision making

Northern Ireland

  • Citizenship Studies KS4 – Democracy at work in the UK
  • Citizenship Studies KS4 – Law and Justice
  • Government and Politics KS4 – Democracy in Action

Animation exploring the history, role, work and membership of the House of Commons and how it holds the Government to account.

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.