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Run a mock election - whiteboard resource
Use this whiteboard resource to explore general elections in the UK and challenge students to hold their own classroom election.
Political Campaigning timeline - Houses of History
KS2-4, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD, WORKSHEET
This interactive timeline allows students to learn about political campaigning throughout history.
Houses of Parliament: an illustrated guide
KS3-4, CITIZENSHIP, LEAFLET
Download a colourful leaflet that introduces students to the Palace of Westminster and the work of the Houses of Commons and Lords.
The State Opening of Parliament in pictures
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, PHOTO GALLERY
Images showing the tradition of the annual State Opening of Parliament.
EU referendum discussion activities
KS4-5, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
Use this resource in the run up to the EU referendum to generate discussion around the topic.
MP For A Week game
KS3-4, CITIZENSHIP, GAME
This game gives young people a virtual taste of life as a Member of Parliament
Debating resource: Create the Debate
KS3-5, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP
English teaching resources for KS3, KS4, or KS5 students wanting to improve their debating and communication skills.
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KS3-4, ENGLISH, CITIZENSHIP, PSHE
Citizenship teaching resource for KS3 and KS4 students wanting to improve their debating and research skills
Video tour of the House of Lords
KS3-5, CITIZENSHIP, VIDEO
Peers take you on a video tour around the House of Lords.
An Introduction to Parliament - whiteboard resource
KS2-4, CITIZENSHIP, WHITEBOARD
A guide to the House of Commons, House of Lords and monarch, and the difference between Parliament and government.
Acts of Parliament Quiz - whiteboard resource
KS2-5, HISTORY, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Introduce students to key legislation around voting rights, education and working hours with this quiz style whiteboard resource.
Comparing Voting Systems - whiteboard resource
Compare voting systems including First Past the Post, the Alternative Vote, the Single Transferable Vote and the Party List System.
How Laws are Made - Lesson Plan
KS4, CITIZENSHIP, LAW, LESSON PLAN
Use this lesson plan to look at Parliament's legislative role.
Parliament and the monarch Quiz - whiteboard resource
KS2-4, WHITEBOARD RESOURCE
Test your students’ knowledge on the role of the monarchy in Parliament with this online quiz.
The House of Commons - whiteboard resource
An online quiz and virtual tour of the House of Commons, designed for interactive whiteboards.
Play the role of Prime Minister and learn how laws are made.
What is the House of Lords? - video
KS3-5, GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
This resource explores what the House of Lords is and how it has evolved over time.
The House of Lords - whiteboard resource
An online quiz and virtual tour of the House of Lords, designed for interactive whiteboards.
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