Welcome to Citizens of Europe

 

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

Added ACT teaching resources for use during Refugee Week, June 14 to June 21, 2021 but also at other times

Added new module under Democracy in Action on Media Literacy drawing on ACT CPD course in March 2021 together with some lesson plan ideas.

Linked to another new talking point on Black Lives Matter are notes on an ACT CPD course in November/ December 2020 on teaching race and equality.

Starting a new module on financial literacy based on ACT seminar on July 5, 2021 with the education representative of the Bank of England that provides resources for schools.

The site builds on the teaching and learning material contained in Hodder Education's Citizenship Education for KS3 with special focus on

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

At KS4 the site supports Hodder Education's Citizenship Studies by Mike Mitchell with focus on

  • Life in Modern Britain
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Politics and Participation
  • Taking Citizenship Action

For teachers, there are lesson plan resources and worksheets, suggestions for class activities, and role plays. Some lessons are being adapted for use in on line teaching and in classrooms where social distancing is in force.

You can find some useful advice on a recovery curriculum needed after the summer lockdown, given by the ACT in a webinar on September 22, 2020.

For students there are facts and quizzes, presented in a lively and colourful way and aimed at students of all abilities.

The information is kept updated.