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

This resource is also available in Welsh.

What is the House of Lords?

What is the House of Lords? (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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