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Modern Social Reforms timeline - Houses of History
AGES 7-16, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
This interactive timeline shows how social and political changes shaped the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
Emily Wilding Davison
AGES 5-11, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, SUFFRAGETTES, SEND
Find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a significant person in history.
First Mass Petition: Votes for Women
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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