A Day in Politics
Over the course of the challenge, learners apply Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills as they consider: What makes a successful political party?
Learners dive head first into the world of politics, learning about democracy and digital campaigning before setting up their own political party, debating policy points and holding an exciting election.
Also in this challenge day
DownloadA document for the teacher outlining the contents of the A Day in Politics Challenge Day (Steps 7-9 version).
DownloadThe Rosette template document for the A Day in Politics Challenge Day (print one per learner)
DownloadThe Policy Overview document for the A Day in Politics Challenge Day (print one per team)
DownloadSupport learners to reflect on how they have applied Steps 7-9 in all eight essential skills in A Day in Politics, by printing this double-sided Essential Skill Record.
- Challenge Day
- Essential skills
- This resource teaches Listening, Speaking, Problem Solving, Creativity, Staying Positive, Aiming High, Leadership and Teamwork skills
- Time required
- 5 hours
- Skill level
- Step 7 to Step 9
- 11 to 14 years, 14 to 18 years
- Learning outcomes
- Learners can independently apply Steps 7, 8 or 9 in all eight essential skills.
- This resource is available on Skills Builder Programmes.