Everyone had a chance to have their say!
The democratic process was run by and overseen by previous years learning ambassadors.
After some rousing hustings and presentations SJS was ready to vote!
September - Democracy Day- voting in our new house captains and learning ambassadors.
Developing citizenship skills were a priority in year 3, starting to discover what it means to be an SJS citizen on Democracy day.
Year 3 explored the origins of democracy on our democracy day - travelling back to Ancient Greece.
year 3 reflected on whether democracy in Ancient Greece was truly a fair process.
Year 4 explored the beginnings of democracy in England looking at the Magna Carta,
Year 5 looked at the Suffragette movement.
Was a democracy always for all the people?
Year 5 created their own march for women's votes.
They reflected on the importance of have a fair society and what that looks like as a Shirley citizen.
Year 5 march for equal rights for men and women.
Year 5 - Women are no less than men!
Year 6 looked at democracy today and analysed the manifestos of the main parties.