Politics

Introduction to the Political System

A range of resources are available to help with an introductory series of sessions of UK politics. The BBC website is a good starting point for some flipped learning in advance of the lesson for students to begin to grasp some of the basic material:

Discover More Guide to Parliament


Parliament UK also have a very useful illustrated guide on The Houses of Parliament

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Which can be used before moving on specifically to look at the work of Select Committees here:

Discover More Commons Select Committee video

Also, did you know that school visits can be subsidised by up to 75% depending on the location of your centre?:

Discover More Elections and Voting tour and workshop

There are a range of workshops available and where possible, students are given the opportunity to meet with the MP for their constituency. Subsidy information can be found here:

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