This lesson is about our place in our communities, how we can be good neighbours and responsible citizens. We consider the different needs of a community and how these can be met.
Unit: How can we make a difference in our communities?
During this lesson, we will look at the school community, and how it links with our wider communities.
In this lesson, we will look at the important contribution of community groups in our society.
This lesson will show how you can get involved with improving your communities. You will learn about the UK Youth Parliament and its impact locally and nationally.
This lessons will guide you so that you can carry out a Citizenship Action project using the First News ACT Active Citizen Award framework.
In this second action project lesson, you will develop your ideas into real citizenship action.
Units in Citizenship
Units in Active citizenship
- Citizenship - What’s it all about?
- What are our identities and communities?
- What rights should all children have?
- How does local democracy work?
- What is crime?
- How can we make a difference in our communities?
- How does the political system work in the UK?
- How does the media affect us?
- What is the law and how is it changed?
- How can citizens bring about change?
- Why was the struggle for the vote important today?
- What can we do about global problems?
- How is the UK governed?
- Are people treated equally in UK society?
- Why do people move around the world?
- How can we manage money well?
- Can digital democracy increase political participation?
- How can young people play an active role in democracy?