Democracy, Law and Liberty

Subject: History
Age Group: 7-11 Year Olds (KS2)
Available in London
Order, order! Invite the Speaker of the House to take your class on a fascinating and fact-filled journey to discover the history of democracy, law and liberty, enthusing and inspiring children to live out these British Values in their schools and communities.
Focusing on crucial historic moments like the signing of the Magna Carta in 1215, and more recent key reforms such as equal franchise and women's fight for suffrage, your children will consider the impact that these changes have on our lives today and feel empowered to promote British values themselves.
The session will give children a broader understanding of how politics can change. Social structures or rules that may at first seem fixed and permanent, such as the voting age, have changed over time. Allow your children to see what could be possible from using their voice in politics and society.

Curriculum Link

  • Understanding ‘British Values’ as part of pupils’ Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural (SMSC) development 
  • Gaining and deploying historically grounded understanding of abstract terms such as ‘parliament’
  • The changing power of monarchs using case studies
  • Participation in discussions, presentations, performances, role-play, improvisations and debate

Important Events Link

This workshop is perfect to support year-round learning as well as the following important events in your year planner:

  • National Democracy Week (14-20th October 2019)



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Important Information

Type: Drama workshop
Length of session: 60 minutes
Price£123 + VAT
Number of children: up to 30 - extra children are negotiable
All Freshwater drama facilitators are DBS checked


• Curriculum specific
• Experienced facilitator
• Interactive learning
• Opportunity to observe children's progress
• Easy booking process
• Follow-up packs available
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