Series: BBC Bitesize: Citizenship (7–11)
Democracy means 'rule by the people'. In a democracy, like the UK, the people elect the government and have a say in how it is run. They do this by voting in elections.
Diversity is about the many ways people are different from one another. This could be a person's race, gender or age.
Health and safety is important as it helps to keep everyone safe and well in their community.
Our actions can make a difference to someone’s day and sometimes, our kind actions may encourage people to help others! No matter how old you are, you can make a real difference to your community.
Why does money matter? Money is used to pay for things we need such as bills and food. It's also used to pay for the things that we want, but don't necessarily need.
Sustainability is about taking care of the world we live in and keeping it safe for future generations.
Risks can be anywhere. Risks are something that can cause harm or danger to someone. Some risks are safe such as speaking in front of your class, but other risks are unsafe and could harm you or others.
When people talk about the media, they are referring to different ways of communicating information to a large number of people.
Citizenship is all about being an active citizen and getting involved as a member of a community. A citizen is someone who lives in a particular area or someone who belongs to a country.