Category Archives: politics

politics

French Presidential Race

Explore the latest details on the French Presidential elections here. How did the mainstream parties get knocked out? What is happening? We have candidates from the opposite ends of the political spectrum, what will happen?

UKYP Election Results – MYP Alice S

UKYP

Some very exciting news from the world of UKYP – Alice has been elected Trafford MYP for the next year. Congratulations to her and Sanah and Hania for their hard work and involvement in the process.

The results were:

Sanah K 806
Matt L 1691
Hania S 1331
Alice S 2086
Spoiled papers 19

Therefore Alice has been voted in as this year’s MYP. Here is a short acceptance speech:

Article 50 is enacted..

Follow live updates on today’s historic act here. 

Get a range of perspectives here:

Visit by the Deputy Leader of the Green Party

Green Party Visit

On Tuesday 21st March AGGS welcomed Amelia Womack the Deputy Leader of the Green party. This was an amazing opportunity for our students to hear a young politician share how she entered the political world and her journey to being the deputy leader. She spoke passionately about Green Party policies and answered lots of the students questions.

London Attacks..

Follow the latest updates here. 

Second Scottish Referendum

The SNP leader has said she will call for a second Scottish referendum, find out the latest here. 

The latest on the budget

Explore what the government have said about giving money for new schools here. 

International Women’s Day

Tomorrow is International Women’s day, have a look at some of the links below to find out about women who may inspire you..

https://www.internationalwomensday.com/ 

http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/200041/equality_and_diversity/6708/international_womens_day_2017/3  

http://www.heforshe.org/en 

Cuts to the NHS

Explore the latest on the cuts to public services here. 

MUN Success

This weekend saw x2 AGGS delegations represented at the annual MUN High conference and Manchester High School for Girls. We had the interesting task of representing the USA and Algeria. Aside from the Trump references a great time was had by all and some very high standard of debating occurred across the board. We had some first time delegates and some very experienced delegates with us this weekend.

A huge well done to all involved, particular congratulations go to

Sanah Kashyap who received an outstanding delegate award in the media committee and Amelia Gilchrist who achieved an commended delegate award in the environment committee.