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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.
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.
Parliament and government - whiteboard resource
KS3-5, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Explore the difference between Parliament and government using this interactive tool.
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 Parliament works in nearly 60 seconds
KS3-5, AUDIO, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP
Use this short film as an introduction to how Parliament 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.
The Tower of Power: key stage 4 booklet
KS4, CITIZENSHIP, BOOKLET
A magazine-style booklet that explains what happens in Parliament and how it is relevant to students' lives.
Parliament and government - video
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, POLITICS, VIDEO
What’s the difference between Parliament and government? What is the purpose of Parliament and what do MPs do?
Types of Government lesson plan
KS4-5, CITIZENSHIP, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, LESSON PLAN
Use this lesson plan to explore the similarities and differences between different types of government.
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