Your UK Parliament: the essentials guide, 14-16 booklet

Your UK Parliament: the essentials guide, 14-16 booklet

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?

Description

Students, aged 14-16, will learn about MPs and members of the House of Lords, what they do, and why their work is important. They can find out how they can get their voices heard in Parliament and make a difference to the issues that they care about.

Students can find out how to make a petition and sent it to Parliament, discover historical facts, and get some top tips on how to get in touch with MPs and members of the House of Lords. Most of all, they'll see how our Parliament helps make the UK a fair and democratic place to live for every one of us.

Learning outcomes

Pupils will learn about:


  • What Parliament does and how it is different from the government
  • How to get in touch with MPs and members of the House of Lords
  • What happens at a general election
  • How laws are made
  • Select committees
  • Petitions

Order copies

Copies are available to order for free. To order ‘Your UK Parliament: the essentials guide' contact:

Email: HOPOrders@ark-h.co.uk

Please clearly state the name of the publication, the number of copies you require and whether you would like them in English (quote product code: HOPEDUKS4) or dual language, English and Welsh (quote product code: HOPEDUWLKS4). Last orders for 2018 will be sent out on 21 December and we will resume deliveries from 27 December.

Digital copies are available to download below.

Your UK Parliament: the essentials guide

Your UK Parliament: the essentials guide

pdf file - 6.47 MB

Dual language version: Eich canllaw hanfodol i Senedd y DU

Dual language version: Eich canllaw hanfodol i Senedd y DU

pdf file - 8.11 MB

Teacher's notes

Teacher's notes

pdf file - 3.1 MB