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    Lessons, Sustainability and the Environment, KS4 (ages 14-16)

    Climate Action – Using the Law to Drive Change

    In 2021, COP26 was hosted in Glasgow. It was seen as a pivotal moment in tackling the global climate...

    Lessons, Community, KS2 (ages 7-11)

    COP26: Climate Action

    In November 2021, COP26 took place in Glasgow. It was the most pivotal climate summit of all time. This resources will explore what COP26 was and what it aimed to…

    Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS4 (ages 14-16)

    Mock Parliament Debate

    Aimed at students in KS4 and 5 (13-18 year old) the pack is designed to be delivered over a two...

    Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS5 (ages 16-18)

    An Introduction to Human Rights

    In this lesson students will explore our rights and responsibilities and how they are protected in law. They are...

    Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS4 (ages 14-16)

    Be Your Own Councillor

    Aimed at KS4 or Post-16, by the end of the lesson students will: Understand the role of local government;...

    Digital Citizenship, KS2 (ages 7-11)

    Being An Online Citizen

    During this lesson pupils consider their rights and responsibilities as digital citizens, focusing on how the online world can be used as a force for good. Pupils consider what skills,…

    Lessons, Politics and Democracy, Relationships, KS2 (ages 7-11)

    Brexit: Part 2 – Negotiations

    Through the example of Brexit talks, this lesson introduces pupils to the concept of negotiation and the skills required to succeed in negotiations. Activities are designed to give pupils the…

    Lessons, Community, KS2 (ages 7-11)

    Brexit: Part 1 – Referendum

    Pupils will be given a brief introduction to the European Union. They will learn about why people’s opinions about the EU are divided and the results of the EU referendum.…

    Lessons, Understanding Rules & The Law, KS4 (ages 14-16)

    Citizenship: a privilege or a right?

    Students research what the law says about the rights of individuals to become UK citizens and critically examine whether...

    Classroom Toolkits, Politics and Democracy, Whole school

    Controversial issues: guidance for schools

    Children are alert to information and images they see in the media. These may graphically influence their view of the world, and not always positively. Graphic images on TV and…

    Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS4 (ages 14-16)

    COVID and the Economy

    During this session, students will critically examine some of the key economic considerations of the pandemic. They will explore...

    Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS2 (ages 7-11)

    Democracy – Part 1

    This lesson forms the first part of a three-part unit on Democracy.  Pupils explore the meaning of ‘democracy’, and the ways in which citizens can participate in democratic life in…

    Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS2 (ages 7-11)

    Democracy – Part 2

    This lesson forms the second part of a three-part unit on democracy. Pupils learn about the function of central and local government and the difference between MPs and councillors. Pupils explore…

    Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS2 (ages 7-11)

    Democracy – Part 3

    This lesson forms the final part of a three-part unit on democracy.  Pupils learn about democracy and the rule of law. They discover the different roles of parliament, government and…

    Lessons, Politics and Democracy, KS4 (ages 14-16)

    Democracy Ambassadors

    Democracy Ambassadors Activity Pack Containing nearly 20 activities to use with groups of young people in school, youth clubs,...

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