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KS3-5, GENERAL ELECTION, CITIZENSHIP
A toolkit containing everything you need to run your own election!
Acts of Parliament: Timeline Challenge - whiteboard resource
KS2-5, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Introduce students to key legislation that has improved voting rights, education and working hours with this quiz style whiteboard resource.
Comparing Voting Systems - whiteboard resource
KS4-5, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE,
Compare voting systems including First Past the Post, the Alternative Vote, the Single Transferable Vote and the Party List System.
General Election in nearly 60 seconds
KS3-5, AUDIO, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP
Use this short film as an introduction to how the General Election works.
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.
General Elections - whiteboard resource
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Use this whiteboard resource to explore general elections in the UK and challenge students to hold their own classroom election.
Elections and Voting - 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.
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.
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.
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