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KS3-5, GENERAL ELECTION, CITIZENSHIP
A toolkit containing everything you need to run your own election!
The House of Commons chamber in pictures
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, PHOTO GALLERY
Images of the House of Commons chamber illustrating how the House of Commons works and its role in the UK’s democracy.
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.
The State Opening of Parliament in pictures
A slideshow of images showing the tradition of the annual State Opening of Parliament.
Houses of History timeline - all themes
KS2-4, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE, WORKSHEET
This animated timeline explores 50 key British historical events from 1099 to the modern day.
Political Campaigning timeline - Houses of History
KS2-4, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD, WORKSHEET
This interactive timeline allows students to learn about political campaigning throughout history.
The General Election Explained
KS3-5, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP, VIDEO
This short film follows the progress of an election campaign right up to polling day and the formation of the coalition government.
An Introduction to Parliament KS3-5 video
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT, VIDEO
A short animation introducing Parliament. Can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
What is the House of Commons?
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, HOUSE OF COMMONS, VIDEO
Animation exploring the House of Commons history, role and membership and how Government is held to account.
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