Online resources

Interactive whiteboard resources for teaching about Parliament

Free online resources designed to support citizenship education across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and modern studies in Scotland.


Parliament explained

Parliament explained articlesSo what goes on in the Westminster Parliament? We don't think it should be a mystery. Written in plain English, these articles give students homework-busting basics for understanding Parliament.

Educational games

Play educational games linked to the citizenship curriculumTour the Palace of Westminster. See if you can cut it as an MP For A Week. Or swing into action and clean the famous face of Big Ben. Check out our selection of Parliament-inspired games and activities for use in the classroom.


Watch videos and short film clips by Parliament's Education ServiceFilms and short videos about how Parliament works. Watch clips from our award-winning animated film series 'You've got the power' and over 40 videos of MPs on life in the House of Commons. Suitable for key stages 3-4.


Interactive whiteboard resources

Interactive whiteboard resources for the front of the classroomHelp students unpack Parliament with these interactive guides for the front of the classroom - ideal for electronic whiteboards and classroom projectors. 

*Contains a new guide to different electoral systems including the alternative vote 

Lesson plans

Browse our citizenship lesson plansAvailable for key stages 2, 3 and 4 our lesson plans are designed to support the citizenship curriculum and cover a range of topics including elections and voting, how laws are made and the suffragette movement.

Printed resources

Publications for students - key stages 2-5Free publications for students and teachers - download them as PDF files. Most are also available in hardcopy sets - contact us for more information. 

Subject guides for teachers

Subject guides for teachersGreat learning resources, organised by subject. These guides review all our resources related to a theme or topic as well as list useful links and content from and other good sites around the web.


Play MyUK today!

Start playing MyUKTake charge of Britain, make new laws, and create a country to call your own.

Online citizenship resources

Teachers will find a range of interactive content and resource types on this site to help students learn about Parliament and politics. Curriculum linked, our resources are designed to support citizenship teaching at KS2, KS3, KS4, GCSE and A-level.

Booking and enquiries

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Houses of Parliament
London SW1A 2TT
020 7219 4496