Lesson : Democracy - part 2

Overview

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 the job of Parliament, taking a look at the role of the House of Commons and the House of Lords.  They examine a range of issues faced by citizens deciding which political representative is best placed to help.

Learning activities:

  • Who are my representatives?
  • Whose problem?
  • Designing a new political party