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Simon de Montfort: Stories from Parliament
KS2-3, CITIZENSHIP, HISTORY, AUDIO, VIDEO, ASSEMBLY PLAN, LESSON PLAN
Bring the story of Simon de Montfort and the 1265 Parliament to life with this video drama to explore the emergence of Parliament.
An Introduction to Parliament - whiteboard resource
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD
Use this whiteboard resource as a guide to the House of Commons, House of Lords and monarch, and the difference between Parliament and government.
Get the Houses in Order! game
KS2, CITIZENSHIP, GAME
A memory game and educational activity for key stage 2 students learning about Parliament, democracy and the Palace of Westminster.
General Election in nearly 60 seconds
KS3-5, AUDIO, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP
Use this short film as an introduction to how the General Election works.
People and Parliament - lesson, presentation, quiz
KS3, CITIZENSHIP, LESSON PLAN, QUIZ, WORKSHEET
Teach your KS3 students how people become MPs and Peers.
The House of Commons - whiteboard resource
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
An online quiz and virtual tour of the House of Commons, designed for interactive whiteboards.
MP For A Week game
KS3-4, CITIZENSHIP, GAME
This award-winning game drops students into the shoes of a backbench MP.
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.
An Introduction to Parliament KS2 video
KS2, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT, VIDEO
A short animation introducing Parliament. Can also be viewed in chapters – Parliament’s structure, elections, making laws, your voice.
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