Voting Systems

Voting Systems

A selection of resources and teaching ideas about different voting systems.

This resource contains a table summarising the key points of voting systems used within the UK and in Europe, as well as ideas about how to encourage students to analyse their purpose, benefits and limitations.

Curriculum

England

  • Citizenship Studies KS4 – Democracy, government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens
  • Citizenship Studies KS5 – Democracy, Active Citizenship and Participation
  • Politics KS5 – Democracy and Participation
  • Politics KS5 – Elections and Voting

Wales

  • Citizenship Studies KS4 – Democracy at work in the UK
  • Politics KS5 – Democracy and Participation
  • Politics KS5 – Elections and Voting

Scotland

  • Modern Studies – Democracy in Scotland and the United Kingdom

Northern Ireland

  • Citizenship Studies KS4 – Democracy at work in the UK
  • Politics KS5 – Democracy and Participation
  • Politics KS5 – Elections and Voting
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