Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Democracy Day

Today is the 750th anniversary of the meeting of the first elected Parliament, organised by Simon de Montfort. You can read more on the story here:


Students also may enjoy this “History of Parliament in 60 seconds” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Yr1Dj8jKv8 and the BBC are celebrating “Democracy Day” today, assessing how democratic the UK is and comparing it to democracies around the world, which links neatly to some of the ideas from Ms Hartley’s assembly this week. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-30734123


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