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Should we change the electoral system in the UK? Lesson 6 of 6

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

Should we change the electoral system in the UK?

This lesson is part 6 of a sequence of 6 lessons addressing the key enquiry: Are elections the best way to decide who runs the country?

This final lesson brings together students’ learning in a class debate about whether we should change the electoral system in the UK. This gives students an opportunity to critically engage with some of the wider issues related to voting and democracy that they have considered in earlier lessons. The scheme of work finishes with a consideration of the overarching key question: ‘Are elections the best way to decide who runs the country?’.

Students will work towards answering the following questions:
  1. Should we change the electoral system in the UK?
  2. How can I construct a convincing argument?
  3. Are elections the best way to decide who runs the country?
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