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Project Vote Resources 2020-21

Want to know how your pupils can learn more about their vote? On this page you’ll find all of our 2020-2021 Project Vote resources. These resources were published to coincide with the 2021 Senedd election.

Lessons

Face to face – Lesson 1

  • 55 mins

Learning objectives

  1. Learners know that their school is taking part in Project Vote 2021
  2. Learners can link elements of their own lives to politics
  3. Learners know that Wales makes its own laws in some areas, and this is separate to other nations in the UK
  4. Learners understand more about voting and why it matters

Teacher lesson plan – Cymraeg

Powerpoint – Cymraeg

Teacher lesson plan – English

Powerpoint – English

Home learning pack – Lesson 1

This remote lesson pack is a simpler form of Face-to-Face Lesson 1.

Learning objectives

  1. Learners know that their school is taking part in Project Vote 2021
  2. Learners can link elements of their own lives to politics
  3. Learners know that Wales makes its own laws in some areas, and this is separate to other nations in the UK

Learner worksheet – Cymraeg

Powerpoint with audio – Cymraeg

Learner Worksheet – English

Powerpoint with audio – English

Face to face – Lesson 2

  • 50 mins

Learning objectives

  1. Learners learn more about elections and the Senedd
  2. Learners know what their constituency is, what their region is, and who their current representatives are and what they do
  3. Learners understand what a member of the Senedd does, why they would contact their MS, and how to do this
  4. Learners understand what a party is and what they do

Teacher lesson plan – Cymraeg

Powerpoint – Cymraeg

Teacher lesson plan – English

Powerpoint – English

Home learning pack – Lesson 2

This remote lesson pack is a simpler form of Face-to-Face Lesson 2.

Learning objectives

  1. Learners learn more about the Senedd and its members
  2. Learners learn more about constituencies and regions

Learner Worksheet – Cymraeg

Powerpoint with audio – Cymraeg

Learner Worksheet – English

Powerpoint with audio – English

Face to Face – Lesson 3

  • 50 mins

Learning objectives

This lesson will help learners decide who to vote for in the parallel election by reading political parties’ manifestos.

We’ve written to all political parties who have a candidate in every constituency to ask them to write young people’s versions of their manifestos, specifically for Project Vote.

Teacher lesson plan – Cymraeg

Teacher lesson plan – English

Accessible lesson plans

These lesson plans provide a simpler and more accessible version of the lesson plans above, and could be used in settings where young people need extra help e.g. special schools.

They include scaffolding to support pupils’ learning and understanding.

Learning objectives

  1. Learners know that their school is taking part in Project Vote in 2021
  2. Learners can link elements of their own lives to politics
  3. Learners learn more about elections and the Senedd
  4. Learners understand more about voting and why it matters

Teacher lesson plans – Cymraeg

Objects of reference – Cymraeg

Manifestos lesson plan – Cymraeg

Teacher lesson plans – English

Objects of reference – English

Manifestos lesson plan – English

Community pack

A range of activities that can be used in a wide variety of settings, including youth clubs, or at home.

Activities – Cymraeg

Powerpoint 1 – Cymraeg

Powerpoint 2 – Cymraeg

Activities – English

Powerpoint 1 – English

Powerpoint 2 – English

Hustings guide for schools

A hustings is a meeting where candidates standing to become members of the Senedd (MS) take questions from an audience.

If your school wants to organise a hustings, we’ve made a guide to help you.

Hustings Guide – Cymraeg

Hustings Guide – English