#ElectionCountdown: General Election July 2024

#ElectionCountdown: General Election July 2024

#ElectionCountdown is a campaign running in the lead up to the General Election taking place on 4th July 2024.

These resources can be used in form-time or assemblies to inform young people on a variety of topics including: 

➯  Session 1: Introduction to the election 

➯  Session 2: Registering to vote

➯  Session 3: Voter ID: getting ready to vote

➯  Session 4: Introduction to national government

➯  Session 5: Candidates

➯  Session 6: Manifestos and issues 

➯  Session 7: How to vote

➯  Session 8: Following the election

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

Introduction to the elections

This session introduces young people to the elections. 

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

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Intro to the elections

Registering to vote

The session supports young people to register to vote

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

If you are interested in activities for young people relating to this session, please look at the 'Paper Bin Game' in our #ElectionCountdown - Youth Activities.

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Registering to vote

Voter ID: getting ready to vote

This session covers voter ID, including acceptable forms of voter ID and how to apply for a voter authority certificate.

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

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Voter ID

Introduction to national government

This session introduces young people to national government.

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

If you are interested in activities for young people relating to this session, please look at the 'Show me the money' and 'Making a decision' activities in our #ElectionCountdown - Youth Activities.

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Intro to national government

Candidates

This session supports young people to research and learn about the candidates they can vote for.

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

If you are interested in activities for young people relating to this session, please look at the 'Who should I vote for?' activity in our #ElectionCountdown - Youth Activities.

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Candidates

Manifestos and issues

This session introduces manifestos and key issues to young people, supporting them to think about what matters to them.

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

If you are interested in activities for young people relating to this session, please look at the 'Where do I stand?' activity in our #ElectionCountdown - Youth Activities.

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Manifestos and issuses

How to vote

This session covers the final steps for young people to vote, including how to find their polling station and key things to remember on election day.

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

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How to vote

Following the election

This session covers where young people can follow election results and what happens after an election.

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

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Following the election

#ElectionCountdown General Election 2024 - All Sessions

Election countdown is a series of 10/15 minute sessions that are designed to be delivered in the run up to the general election taking place on 4th July 2024. 

All our resources will be updated as the election progresses, so to keep up to date with the programme please sign up here to receive updates.

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All sessions