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Votes for Women Part 1: Stories from Parliament
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON AND ASSEMBLY PLAN, HISTORY
This audio drama brings to life the story of the Suffragettes following Lady Constance Lytton as she protests for women’s right to vote.
The Fire of 1834: Stories from Parliament
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON & ASSEMBLY PLAN
Learn about the fire of 1834 that destroyed almost all of the original Palace of Westminster with this audio drama.
The Gunpowder Plot Part 2: Stories from Parliament
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON, ASSEMBLY PLAN
Listen to this re-enactment of the conspirators plotting to blow up Parliament, with original illustrations.
Votes for Women Part 2: Stories from Parliament
In the second part of this audio drama, Lady Constance Lytton endures the harsh treatment that many Suffragettes experienced in prison.
AGES 7-19, ASSEMBLY PLAN, EMERGENCE OF PARLIAMENT
Download a Magna Carta themed assembly plan
World War One and Parliament
AGES 11-19, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Explore the role of Parliament as Britain entered WWI with re-enacted speeches, lesson plan and sources.
A Brief History of Representation in Nearly 60 Seconds
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY
This short film introduces students to the history of representation.
Houses of History: Journey to Democracy
AGES 7-14, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE, THE EMERGENCE OF PARLIAMENT
The United Kingdom's journey to democracy is set out in this interactive Houses of History timeline resource which begins with the 1215 Magna Carta.
The National Archives Magna Carta Interactive Resource
AGES 11-19, HISTORY, MAGNA CARTA
Parliament and The National Archives have collaborated to deliver this interactive online resource
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