An online resource with supporting worksheets that brings the women's suffrage campaign to life for students aged 11-14. The resource explores the 1866 petition which called for women's right to vote and was signed by women across the United Kingdom.
Students follow the journey of the suffrage campaign through video, audio and quizzes, while source based activities help pupils develop source analysis skills. The supporting regional worksheets provide a local history focus for students to learn more about suffrage campaigning and key women in their area.
The resource is designed for students to use independently using a tablet or computer.
Time required: 60 mins approx.
Curriculum - Citizenship
- Citizenship – Democracy, government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens
- SMSC – British Values
- Citizenship Studies KS4 – Democracy and Government
- Citizenship Studies KS4 – Democracy at work in the UK
- Modern Studies – Democracy in Scotland and the United Kingdom
- Social Studies – Factors contributing to major social, political or economic change
- Social Studies – People, past events and societies
- Citizenship Studies – Democracy at work in the UK
- Government and Politics – Democracy in Action
Curriculum - History
England, Wales and Northern Ireland
- History – Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world (1901- present)
- History – Power and the People
- History – Empire, reform and war: Britain 1890-1918
- History – The development of the UK 1919-1990
Grid demonstrating how this petition resource relates to the curricula for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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