Key Stages 3 and 4

Please refer to the Case Studies section for more details about some of the women mentioned in these activities. Images can also be found in the photo library.

Campaigning Women

These lessons look at suffragettes and suffragists and encourage discussions around how to get your voice heard.

Lesson Plan 1 Campaigning women 3&4

Lesson Plan 2 Campaigning women 3&4

Campaigning women


This section looks at the rights and responsibilities around being a citizen in a democracy and considers how the rights of women to take an active part in a democratic society have changed over the last 100 years.

Lesson Plan citizenship 1

Lesson Plan citizenship 2

Laws that affect women

Rights and responsibilities

Citizenship 1

Citizenship 2

Persuasive writing

Pupils will think about how to write persuasively using women’s suffrage as a focus.

Lesson Plan 1 Persuasive writing

Persuasive writing

Radical behaviour

These lessons consider  how behaviour can be radicalised and looks at  the methods used by women campaigning for suffrage debating whether they amounted to terrorism.

Background History to Women’s Suffrage

Lesson Plan Radical behaviour

Radical behaviour

Women at work-smashing the stereotypes

This section looks at stereotypes and how they affect pupils’ lives today. They will consider the changing roles of women over the last 100 years.

Lesson Plan working women 1-smashing the stereotypes 1

Lesson Plan working women 2-smashing the stereotypes 2

women at work1