Welcome to Citizens of Europe


This website is for students and teachers of Citizenship Studies at Key Stages 3 and 4. 

See new lesson plan resources for KS3. Oracy (Speech making) and Critical media literacy (Fake news)

Within the 2016 GCSE syllabus the site contains information within each of the four sections under Knowledge and Democracy:

  • Democracy and government (Politics beyond the UK)
  • Rights, the law and legal systems in England and Wales (rights and responsibilities, Magna Carta, codes of human rights) 
  • The UK and relations with the wider world (membership of the EU and the Brexit negotiations)
  • Identity and diversity in UK society (changing composition of different communities, challenges and benefits of migration etc)

The site also relates to AQA GCSE Citizenship Studies published by Hodder Education.

For Key Stage 3 the site relates to Citizenship Education for KS3 published by Hodder Education, with special reference to Sections

  • 1. Rules, fairness, rights and responsibilities
  • 2. Communities and identities
  • 5. Liberty and freedom
  • 6. Parliamentary democracy

Taking citizenship action is included as a lesson plan

For teachers, there are lesson plan resources and worksheets; suggestions for class activities, quizzes and role plays.

Language and presentation are aimed at students of all abilities. The information is kept updated.

A new section on the Brexit negotiations has been added under Student Resources. Also under Teacher Resources, (Lesson Plan Resources) there is a new Lesson Plan under KS4 and a Talking point on the Referendum.