This week as part of our English curriculum we set up the House of Commons in the classroom. We debated lots of things that were important to us and also linked it to our geography topic of rainforests.
Some of the issues we debated were:
Both sides put together some very persuasive arguments for and against and we even got to use some of our thinks skills too. As part of the lesson we also explored how laws are passed, who is involved and discussed terms such as 'democracy, respect and British values'.