Getting to grips with the general election

Lessons and presentations to help you confidently cover the 2019 general election with your students

Tes Resources Team

Election, General Election, Voting, Polling, Electoral Systems, Political Parties

Hand-picked lesson ideas to help you shed some light on the upcoming snap election with your students

With the UK due to go to the ballot box once again this month, students are asking more questions than ever. To help to ensure that political apathy won't be a problem in your classroom, we've pulled together a small collection of explanatory presentations and ready-to-go lessons for the upcoming election.

General Elections Primary Assembly
UKParliament

General Elections Primary Assembly

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Use this short presentation to learn about general elections with primary pupils. Explore what happens before, during and after a general election using this short presentation, ideal to use as a class or in a school assembly. Pupils will learn about: What happens before a general election What ha...
General Elections Secondary Assembly
UKParliament

General Elections Secondary Assembly

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Use this presentation to teach your secondary pupils about general elections. Explore what happens before, during and after a general using this short presentation, ideal to use as a school or year assembly. Students will learn about: What happens before and after a general election What happens on...
General Election 2019 Escape Room
Lead_Practitioner

General Election 2019 Escape Room

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General Election 2019 escape room lesson that covers political leaders, political parties, key conventions around general elections, key aspects of the General Election 2019 and more. Students explore what they already know about British politics and build on their basic knowledge, exploring their o...
Democracy, Elections, Political Parties
EC Resources

Democracy, Elections, Political Parties

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Democracy and Voting Citizenship Resources, focusing on the different policies of the main UK political parties (updated 2019) and how people decide to vote for them: Covers every aspect of policies (education, defence, Brexit, economy, NHS etc) - the information is all written up in student speak,...
Voting + Politics + General Election 2019
Cre8tive Resources

Voting + Politics + General Election 2019

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A detailed active lesson about voting systems. Participate in a class vote and use different electoral systems to manipulate the result. This lesson looks at the First Past the Post system used in the UK General Election Students are given the opportunity to debate lots of new ideas for laws. Very a...
General Election 2019 (UK) - PDL Tutor Time Mock Election With Policies
mrhook

General Election 2019 (UK) - PDL Tutor Time Mock Election With Policies

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A PowerPoint considering some of the main issues for the General Election 2019 - Key Priorities, NHS and Care, Economy and Taxes, Education, Housing and Transport and Environment. Students will then have the chance to vote based on policies (parties not revealed until the end). Parties included are:...