The lower key stage two children were lucky to have a visit from Hilary Benn, the local MP. He talked to the children about democracy and how MP's support residents in Leeds. The children were able to ask their own questions as well. It was very enlightening and the children learnt a lot about British Democracy.
The children learn about the role of MPs and what a political party is. The children were given time to write their own manifestos and they presented these to the class. After listening to the manifesto's an election was held to see who would be chosen as the 'MP' for year 4! Here are examples of the manifestos:
The children completed a pre-learning quiz and they cuircled thir answers, after the lesson the quiz was taken gain and the correct answers were ticked.
Black History Month
The children learnt about Black History Month and celebrated the outstanding work and achievements of some significant people from the black community. Here is a display of some of this amazing work.
Year 6 Human Rights
The children in year 6 have been learning about human rights and the rights of children. They have also been learning about refugees and people that are forced to moved due to events in their home country.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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