To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, our resource will help young people learn about key moments in history between the Queen and UK Parliament. Covering the interactions between Parliament and the monarchy over the centuries, it will also highlight key pieces of legislation that have affected young people.
Learn about the history of Parliament and the links with monarchy. Use our resource for pre-visit learning, at home learning and throughout the academic year.
For further learning, print out our short activity sheet to do in class or at home.
Your students will learn:
- The history of how UK Parliament has evolved over time
- The ways in which Parliament and the Monarch have interacted
- Different laws which have impacted citizens and society
Alternatively, you can view the interactive timeline by clicking this link here.
Citizenship – the development of the political system of democratic government in the United Kingdom, including the roles of citizens, Parliament and the monarch
Environment and Society: History – chronological awareness and the ability to make connections between historical periods, events and turning points
Social Studies – People, past events and societies
Citizenship Studies – Democracy and Government
UK Parliament and Monarchy Timeline
printable timelineUK-Parliament-and-Monarchy-Timeline_PRINT.pdf (1.71 MB)
UK Parliament and Monarchy Timeline - Activity sheet
classroom/home activityUK-Parliament-and-Monarchy-Timeline-ACTIVITY.pdf (255.25 KB)