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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
Diversity and Parliament: Black History Month
AGES 7-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY, PSHE
A series of videos and a teachers' pack exploring diversity at Parliament
Race Relations Act 1965
AGES 11-16, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, CITIZENSHIP
Explore the UK's first Race Relations Act with this lesson plan and accompanying sources.
Significant People in History: Emily Wilding Davison
AGES 5-11, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, SUFFRAGETTES, SEND
Find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a significant person in history.
Moments in History: The Gunpowder Plot
AGES 5-11, PRESENTATION, HISTORY, GUY FAWKES
Find out the real story behind why we light bonfires and fireworks every year.
Votes for Women: The First Mass Petition
AGES 11-16, INTERACTIVE RESOURCE, HISTORY, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP
This interactive teaching resource provides students with the opportunity to explore the suffrage movement from its beginnings in 1866 up to equal voting rights in 1928.
Voting Rights in the UK
AGES 11-14, ASSEMBLY PLAN, VOTES FOR WOMEN, CITIZENSHIP
Use this assembly plan to introduce students to the laws that granted equal voting rights to people in the UK.
The Story of the Union timeline - Houses of History
AGES 11-16, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Use this animated timeline to explore the story of the Union of the four countries of the United Kingdom in a fun and informative way.
The Armada Paintings
AGES 7-11, ART, HISTORY, VIDEO, LESSON PLAN
This resource explores the Armada paintings and looks at how personal or historical events can be depicted in works of art.
War and Conflict timeline - Houses of History
AGES 7-14, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
This interactive timeline will help students learn about war and conflict in the history of Parliament, including the Gunpowder Plot & the English Civil War.
Houses of History timeline - all themes
AGES 7-16, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
This animated timeline explores 50 key British historical events from 1099 to the modern day.
Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night
AGES 7-11, HISTORY, LESSON PLAN, SEND
Use these key stage 2 lesson plans and supporting materials to teach students about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot.
Political Campaigning timeline - Houses of History
AGES 7-16, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD, WORKSHEET
This interactive timeline allows students to learn about political campaigning throughout history.
The Building of Parliament timeline - Houses of History
Use this animated timeline to provide a fun way to explore the building of Parliament and a thousand years of British history at Westminster.
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