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KS3-5, GENERAL ELECTION, CITIZENSHIP
A toolkit containing everything you need to run your own election!
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.
How the General Election works in nearly 60 seconds
KS3-5, AUDIO, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP
Use this short film as an introduction to how the General Election works.
What is Democracy? With Danny Wallace - video
KS3-4, CITIZENSHIP, VIDEO
Author and journalist Danny Wallace takes a light-hearted look in this short film at how the UK is governed.
My Parliamentary Scrap Book: key stage 3 booklet
KS3, CITIZENSHIP, BOOKLET
My Parliamentary Scrap Book is a booklet for KS3 students covering key events relating to Parliament in a school year, from the State Opening of Parliament to school council elections.
Turning votes into seats - whiteboard resource
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE, WORKSHEET
A whiteboard resource for KS3-4 students explaining how votes in general elections translate into seats in the House of Commons.
Elections and Voting - whiteboard resource
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Use this resource to help your students understand the process of a UK general election and how the decisions that voters make decide how their country is run.
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