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20 lessons for 20 years - Why should local elections matter to you?

Key stage 3 (ages 11-14) • Politics, Parliament & Government • Lesson and support materials

Why should local elections matter to you? 

This lesson explores the roles within a council, and enables students to engage with the issues in their local community and how a council may support them to address these.

This series of lessons is part of the 20th anniversary collection. Produced in conjunction with Ben Miskell, ACT Ambassador teacher and local councillor, the series aims to introduce your students to local government, councils and empower them to find out more about the local elections held on May 5th 2022. Lessons are aimed at KS3 and KS4.