How far have we made progress on equality in the UK?

In this lesson, we are going to look at the progress that has been made towards equality in the UK. The lesson contains some content about same sex relationships. If this is a sensitive topic to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the definition of race?

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Q2.What is the definition of racism?

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Q3.When was the Equality Act introduced?

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Q4.True or false, the Equal Pay Act 1970 was designed to stop Men being paid more than Women for doing the same job?

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Q5.True or false, Women could vote before the Representation of the People Act 1918?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the definition of race?

1/5

Q2.What is the definition of racism?

2/5

Q3.When was the Equality Act introduced?

3/5

Q4.True or false, the Equal Pay Act 1970 was designed to stop Men being paid more than Women for doing the same job?

4/5

Q5.True or false, Women could vote before the Representation of the People Act 1918?

5/5

Video

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

How far have we made progress on equality in the UK?

Complete this quiz to test your knowledge!

Q1.What was Alan Turing's role in World War 2?

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Q2.In which year was the Equality Act introduced?

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Q3.What does equality mean?

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Q4.When was the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) that legalised same-sex marriage introduced?

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Q5.Roughly, how many disabled people experience difficulties related to their impairment in accessing public, commercial and leisure goods and services?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How far have we made progress on equality in the UK?

Complete this quiz to test your knowledge!

Q1.What was Alan Turing's role in World War 2?

1/5

Q2.In which year was the Equality Act introduced?

2/5

Q3.What does equality mean?

3/5

Q4.When was the Marriage (Same-Sex Couples) that legalised same-sex marriage introduced?

4/5

Q5.Roughly, how many disabled people experience difficulties related to their impairment in accessing public, commercial and leisure goods and services?

5/5

Lesson summary: How far have we made progress on equality in the UK?

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