Our School Council organised and held our own General Election today. We made links to our curriculum focus on British Values: Democracy.
Our hall was turned into a polling station. Each year group visited to discuss their research that they had completed in class and assemblies were held to explore the values and manifestos of each party.
The views of the children were discussed, linked to our rights respecting articles, where the majority of children said they would like the right to have been part of the official UK vote. The school council acted as polling both clerks- at the end of the voting they counted up the votes. We look forward to finding out the results...