Learn about the House of Commons in this animation for 7-11 year olds. Explore the role, work and membership of the Commons and how it holds the government to account.

This resource is also available in Welsh.

What is the House of Commons?

What is the House of Commons? (BSL)

Curriculum links


  • Citizenship: Preparing to play an active role as citizens
  • SMSC: British Values

Northern Ireland

  • PDMU: Rights, Rules and Responsibilities


  • Health and Wellbeing: Social wellbeing


  • PSE: Active citizenship


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