School Citizenship in the Best of the Web UK Directory

School Citizenship

BBC Schools: Citizen X

Features photo stories, animations, quizzes and interactive activities focusing on citizenship and what it means to children.

Catch 21

Internet television channel based at Westminster and run by young people for young people. Features a video blog, podcasts and interviews.

Citizenship Foundation

Contains briefings for young people on controversial issues of the day, plus a guide to money management and the law. Also features details of competitions such as mock trials, youth parliament and political journalism writing.

Criminal Damage

Teaches children and young people about criminal damage and the law, with animations, competitions and downloads.

Dem Games

Features two indepth interactive games focusing on citizenship in the UK, one in which children build a convincing campaign about a local, national or global issue and one in which children become a councillor for a day. Includes teacher's notes.

Europa Go

Presents fact files, quizzes and interactive games to teach children about the countries of Europe and the European Union.

Prison! Me! No Way!

Crime prevention initiative which aims to show young people the consequences of crime. Includes video and thinking challenges.

Tagd

UNICEF youth site which encourages young people to get involved in causes they care about.

UK Parliament Education Service

Offers virtual tours of the Houses of Parliament, with games, features, interactive explorations and downloadable guides to law making and the way Parliament works. Content split by age groups: 5-11, 11-14 and 14-18.

You Be The Judge

Interactive government site which allows visitors to play the role of a judge, hearing the facts of a case and deciding what to take into account when sentencing, and what sentence to pass - and then discovering what the real sentence would have been.

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