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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.
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.
An Introduction to Parliament KS3-5 video
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, PARLIAMENT AND GOVERNMENT, VIDEO
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.
Election Toolkit Download
KS3-5, GENERAL ELECTION, CITIZENSHIP
Run a mock election with this Election Toolkit, a fun and flexible resource to enable teachers and students to get their own election up off the ground
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.
Find Your Way: A level booklet
KS5, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS, CITIZENSHIP, BOOKLET
Download this reference guide to Parliament for A-Level Government and Politics students.
General Election in nearly 60 seconds
KS3-5, AUDIO, VIDEO, CITIZENSHIP
Use this short film as an introduction to how the General Election works.
General Elections - whiteboard resource
Use this whiteboard resource to explore general elections in the UK and challenge students to hold their own classroom election.
ITV News 'Election 2015- School Debate' Resources
KS2-5, GENERAL ELECTIONS
We've pulled together a selection of our debating and election resources to support schools participating in the ITV Election 2015 School Debate project.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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