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Where does our identity come from?

Rebels voting against the government

Sometimes members of the government vote against their party, members of the Conservative party who are against BREXIT are threatening to vote against a key government BREXIT vote today.  There are members of other parties who support the rebellion, find out more here.  

Finding your routine

Brexit Deal

A Brexit deal is drawing closer, find out all the latest here. 

Digital Surgeries

Last week the Year 10 GCSE Citizenship group took part in an exciting new project with the Politics Project called Digital Surgeries. The group have worked through a series of lessons to find out more about the role of decision makers with the goal of speaking to them via Skype and putting their questions and ideas to these decision makers. This is a key part of involving young people in the process of politics and making their voices heard as active citizens.

Year 10 spoke to MEP Julie Ward. This was a fantastic opportunity to ask questions about Brexit and the future of the UK outside of Europe. The students also explored women’s rights and the rights of other citizens and how young people can get involved in politics.

This was a unique way for our students to share their views and opinions with a decision maker. Thank you to the Politics project for this fantastic opportunity. The Politics Society will be speaking to Beth Knowles on Friday exploring her role as Andy Burham’s Assistant and leading his Manchester Homelessness project. All students are welcome to join us.

Women: key issues

Considering a career in the army? Here the BBC explores why the army needs more women.

Taking Risks

Year 9 are currently exploring the topic of risking behaviours in PSHE.. sometimes we have to take risks and consider the consequences. Sometimes we need to know the risks and not put ourselves in the situation. Let’s make healthy good choices and take good risks to grow.

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Self care is so important

Zimbabwe’s crisis

Find out more about the current crisis in Zimbabwe here. 

Parliament Week

Rm 13 has been decorated for Parliament week, this week from 13th-17th. Come along to our Politics society stall in the hall at lunch on Friday to find out more about the main political parties and grill our politics society members.

Bring a question and find out more. For more details see Miss Mitchell in Rm 13 🙂

Come and join the fun 🙂