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The Gunpowder Plot 1: Stories from Parliament
KS2-3, HISTORY, VIDEO, LESSON PLAN, ASSEMBLY PLAN
This audio drama re-enacts the story of the Gunpowder Plot with original supporting illustrations.
Stories from Parliament: Magna Carta
KS2-3, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY, AUDIO, VIDEO, ASSEMBLY PLAN, LESSON PLAN
Discover the fascinating story of Magna Carta with this video drama and explore the first step in the emergence of Parliament.
Decentralisation source materials activity
KS5, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN, WORKSHEET
Explore current political debates about decentralisation with your students.
DIY laws lesson plans
KS3, CITIZENSHIP, LESSON PLAN
Examine the law-making process with your students through discussion and debate, using these two downloadable lesson plans.
What is the House of Lords? - video
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN, VIDEO
This resource explores what the House of Lords is and how has it evolved over time.
Votes for Women 1: Stories from Parliament
KS2-3, HISTORY, AUDIO, VIDEO, LESSON PLAN, ASSEMBLY PLAN
This audio drama brings to life the story of the Suffragettes following Lady Constance Lytton as she protests for women’s right to vote.
Who is in the House of Lords? - video
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, VIDEO, LESSON PLAN
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 - video
This resource explains how the House of Lords works and what its Members do.
Portraits: art resource - key stage 2
KS2, ART, VIDEO, LESSON PLAN, WORKSHEET
Two films and supporting lesson plans focusing on two significant portraits from the Parliamentary art collection.
The Armada Paintings: art resource - key stage 2
KS2, ART, HISTORY, VIDEO, LESSON PLAN
This resource explores how personal or historical events can be depicted in works of art.
The Dearsley Window: art resource - key stage 2
This pack looks at the story of the Suffragettes, as depicted in a series of contemporary stained glass windows in the Palace of Westminster.
KS2, CITIZENSHIP, LESSON PLAN, WORKSHEET
Enable your KS2 students to learn more about budgeting on a personal and national level with this free downloadable lesson plan.
World War One source pack
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, AUDIO, VIDEO, LESSON PLAN
Explore the role of Parliament as Britain entered WWI with re-enacted speeches, lesson plan and sources.
Create the Debate - debating resource
KS3-5, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP
English teaching resources for KS3, KS4, or KS5 students wanting to improve their debating and communication skills.
Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night lesson plan
KS2, HISTORY, LESSON PLAN
Use these key stage 2 lesson plans and supporting materials to teach students about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot.
People and Parliament - lesson, presentation, quiz
KS3, CITIZENSHIP, LESSON PLAN, QUIZ, WORKSHEET
Teach your KS3 students how people become MPs and Peers.
How Laws are Made - Lesson Plan
KS4, CITIZENSHIP, LAW, LESSON PLAN
Use this lesson plan to look at Parliament's legislative role.
Stories from Parliament: Simon de Montfort
Bring the story of Simon de Montfort and the 1265 Parliament to life with this video drama to explore the emergence of Parliament.
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