Magna Carta for the 21st century

Encourage students to consider how Magna Carta still affects our rights and responsibilities today and which rights and freedoms they feel are important enough to be enshrined in their own ‘Magna Carta for the 21st century’.

Curriculum links

England

  • Citizenship – Democracy, government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens
  • English – Spoken English
  • History – The development of Church, state and society in medieval Britain (1066-1509)

Northern Ireland

  • History – The development of Church, state and society in medieval Britain (1066-1509)
  • Learning for Life and Work – Local and Global Citizenship

Scotland

  • Social Studies – People, past events and societies

Wales

  • Citizenship Studies – Democracy and Government