Blocks

 

 
 
Devolution

Devolution

What is devolution? 

These slides provide an introduction to regional devolution. They are based on the Greater Manchester context but some elements have a wider relevance. 

Age Range: 11-18 years old

Length: 1 Block (20 minutes) 

Slides

 
Devolution

Devolution

What powers will the Greater Manchester Mayor have? 

These slides are an extension of the "What is devolution?" slide deck and provide some detail on the role of the new Mayor. 

Age Range: 11 -18 years old

Length: 1 Block (20 minutes) 

Slides

 
Identity

Identity

Mega Mega phone

A resource to help students map their voice by making megaphones. Although this exercise can be completed as one 20 minute block we advise making this a double-block activity to leave time for discussions. Instructions are  included on the worksheet. 

Printing Guidance: Best printed on A4 Card 

Age Range: 11-18 years old

Length: 1/2 Blocks (20/40 minutes) 

 Megaphone worksheet

 
Elections

Elections

Candidate Map

This Candidate Map helps students to explore the role of specific candidates in any election. Depending of the ability of the students there are guidance sheets to support students to fill-in the information. Extension activities are included in the teacher guidance.  

Printing Guidance: Candidate Mapping sheet - A3, Fill-in Guidance A4. 

Age Range: 11-18 years old

Length: 1 Block (20 minutes) 

Teacher Guidance  |  Candidate map worksheet  | Guidance sheet for students

 
Identity

Identity

Identity Tiles

These tiles can be used in  a variety of activities to help students to explore aspects of their identity. Please see the teacher guidance for the full list of activities.

Printing Guidance: If you want to reuse these tiles they are best printed on card. 

Age Range: 11-18 years old

Length: 1 Block (20 minutes) 

Teacher Guidance  |  Identity Tiles - Demographics  |  Identity Tiles - Interests  |  Identity Tiles (Blank) - Demographics  |  Identity Tiles (Blank) - Interests

 
Rights

Rights

Who protects my rights?

These slides guide students through an activity to establish who the key actors are that are responsible for protecting their rights.

Age Range: 11-18 years old  

Length: 1 Block (20 minutes) 

Slides

 
Rights

Rights

Who protects my rights? Part 2 - British Values extension

These slides follow on the "Who protects my rights?" slides and explore the relationship between Rights and British Values. These slides are more advanced and are best used with older students. 

Age Range: 14-18 years old 

Length: 1 Block (20 minutes) 

Slides

 
Rights

Rights

Human rights scenarios

Three scenario's that help students to explore some of the challenges and tensions of human rights. 

Age Range: 14 -18 years old

Length: 1 Block (20 minutes) 

Human Rights Scenarios

 
Identity

Identity

Geographical identity

These maps are a great way to help students start a conversation about their area and how they relate to their geographical identity. This activity can be used with the Greater Manchester accent map in the identity brush-up toolkit. We have included an old map of Greater Manchester for those wanting to complete these activities with a historic map. 

Age Range: 11-18 years old 

Length: 1 Block (20 minutes) 

Greater Manchester Identity  |  European Identity  |  Old Greater Manchester Map