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Journey of a Bill: House of Lords
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
This short film follows a bill as it moves from the Commons into the House of Lords and through each stage to royal assent.
Video Tour of the House of Lords
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Peers take you on a video tour around the House of Lords.
What is the House of Lords? - video
AGES 11-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
This resource explores what the House of Lords is and how it has evolved over time.
Who is in the House of Lords?
AGES 11-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, VIDEO
Explore who is in the House of Lords and the different routes towards joining the House with this animated video and activity pack.
How the House of Lords works
This resource explains how the House of Lords works and what its Members do.
Parliament and government
Explore the difference between Parliament and government using this interactive tool.
Elections and Voting
AGES 7-16, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Use this resource to help your students understand the process of a UK general election and the significance of voters' decisions.
From Bill to law
AGES 11-19, LAW, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Introduce your students to how laws are made and the roles played by the House of Commons, House of Lords and the Monarch with this two minute video.
Collapsed timetable day: General elections
AGES 11-16, COLLAPSED TIMETABLE DAY, GENERAL ELECTIONS
Create a collapsed timetable day focusing on the theme of general elections using this resource.
Emily Wilding Davison
AGES 5-11, LESSON PLAN, HISTORY, SUFFRAGETTES, SEND
Find out about Emily Wilding Davison, a significant person in history.
AGES 7-19, ASSEMBLY PLAN, EMERGENCE OF PARLIAMENT
Download a Magna Carta themed assembly plan
AGES 11-19, GENERAL ELECTION, CITIZENSHIP
A toolkit containing everything you need to run your own election!
How Parliament Works in Nearly 60 Seconds
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Use this short film as an introduction to how Parliament works.
General Election in Nearly 60 Seconds
Use this short film as an introduction to how the General Election works.
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.
What is the House of Commons?
AGES 11-19, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP, HOUSE OF COMMONS
Animation exploring the history, role, work and membership of the House of Commons and how it holds the Government to account.
Online Tour of Parliament
AGES 7-19, VIRTUAL TOUR, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE
Explore some of Parliament's famous buildings and learn about its work and history of though this series of virtual tours.
House of Lords Select Committees
AGES 16-19, VIDEO, THE HOUSE OF LORDS
This short film guides you through select committees of the House of Lords: how they are formed, the work they do and their impact.
House of Commons Select Committees
AGES 16-19, VIDEO, HOUSE OF COMMONS & MPS
This short film guides you through select committees of the House of Commons: the work they do and the impact they have.
Constitution debate pack
AGES 11-19, BOOKLET/PACK, DEBATING
Following the 800 year anniversary of the Magna Carta, get your students thinking about what a UK written constitution could look like in the future.
AGES 11-16, WORKSHEET, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE, SEND
Citizenship teaching resource for KS3 and KS4 students wanting to improve their debating and research skills
House of Commons Library Briefing Papers
AGES 16-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Use these House of Commons Library Briefings to provide A Level students with reliable and impartial information on a range of parliamentary topics.
AGES 14-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Use this resource in the run up to the EU referendum to generate discussion around the topic.
Civil liberties and personal freedoms
AGES 16-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN
Use this resource to explore issues of individual freedom and civil liberties with your students.
Human Rights Around the World
AGES 14-19, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN
Explore differences in human rights levels around the world with this lesson plan.
Introduction to Parliament collapsed timetable day
AGES 11-16, INTRODUCTION TO PARLIAMENT
Create a collapsed timetable day focusing on the theme of UK Parliament using this new resource pack.
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