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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.
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
A Brief History of Representation in 60 Seconds
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY
This short film introduces students to the history of representation.
Magna Carta - video
AGES 7-14, HISTORY, ASSEMBLY & LESSON PLAN
Discover the fascinating story of Magna Carta with this video drama and explore the first step in the emergence of Parliament.
Simon de Montfort: video
AGES 7-14, HISTORY, VIDEO, LESSON PLAN
Bring the story of Simon de Montfort and the 1265 Parliament to life with this video drama exploring the emergence of Parliament.
The Building of Parliament timeline - Houses of History
AGES 7-16, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD, WORKSHEET
Use this animated timeline to provide a fun way to explore the building of Parliament and a thousand years of British history at Westminster.
Political Campaigning timeline - Houses of History
This interactive timeline allows students to learn about political campaigning throughout history.
Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night - lesson plan
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.
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.
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.
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.
Voting Rights in the UK - assembly
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 Gunpowder Plot Part 2 - video
AGES 7-14, VIDEO, LESSON, ASSEMBLY PLAN
Listen to this re-enactment of the conspirators plotting to blow up Parliament, with original illustrations.
The Gunpowder Plot part 1 - video
This audio drama re-enacts the story of the Gunpowder Plot with original supporting illustrations.
Gunpowder Plot PowerPoint - primary
AGES 5-11, PRESENTATION, HISTORY, GUY FAWKES
Find out the real story behind why we light bonfires and fireworks every year.
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.
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.
Modern Social Reforms timeline - Houses of History
This interactive timeline shows how social and political changes shaped the House of Commons and the House of Lords.
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