What is the House of Lords?
KS4-5, CITIZENSHIP, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN, VIDEO
This resource explores what the House of Lords is and how has it evolved over time.
The State Opening of Parliament in pictures
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, IMAGE SLIDESHOW
A slideshow of images showing the tradition of the annual State Opening of Parliament.
House of Lords chamber in pictures
Take a look at this image slideshow illustrating what the House of Lords chamber is and what goes on inside it.
Stories from Parliament: Votes for women part 1
KS2, HISTORY, LESSON PLAN
The story of Suffragette Lady Constance Lytton as she protests for women’s right to vote.
Stories from Parliament: the Gunpowder Plot part 2
KS2-3, HISTORY, AUDIO, LESSON PLAN, ASSEMBLY PLAN
Listen to this re-enactment of the conspirators plotting to blow up Parliament, with original illustrations.
Stories from Parliament: the Gunpowder Plot part 1
KS2-3, HISTORY, LESSON PLAN,
This audio drama re-enacts the story of the Gunpowder Plot with original supporting illustrations.
Stories from Parliament: The fire of 1834
KS2-3, HISTORY, AUDIO, LESSON PLAN
Learn about the fire of 1834 that destroyed almost all of the original Palace of Westminster.
An introduction to Parliament
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD
IWB guide to the House of Commons, House of Lords and monarch, and the difference between Parliament and government.
Comparing elections in the UK and USA
KS5, POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP
This 5 minute video introduces the key features of elections, democracy and representation in the USA.
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