Four of our School Councillors took part in a sustainability demonstration on the steps of Lancaster town hall today. We made posters and sang songs to draw attention to the issue of climate change.
To support Pupil Parliament’s continued theme for the year, ‘The Plastic Police’, five members of our School Council visited Heysham beach today to take part in a beach clean. When we first arrived, it looked very clean but we soon realised that this wasn’t the case when we started to dig deeper. In just over an hour we collected bags full of rubbish with much of it being plastic! We took all of the rubbish back with us to recycle properly and then thought about other uses for it. We decided that we were going to start a Eco-brick project at school to reuse the plastic we use at home and at school. We hope to make something exciting with them soon. Watch this space.....
Four members of our school council had a very interesting and exciting day representing our Pupil Parliament at the Vale of Lune Rugby Club this week. We met local councilors, aids of our local MP's and even had a go at becoming MP's ourselves! We lots of opportunities to ask questions and learnt a lot about our local government and how they affect our community.
This March, Miss Forbes and two members of our School Council spent the day in London as representatives of the Lancaster Pupil Parliament. After catching the seven o'clock train to Euston Station, alongside children from 20 other local schools, they arrived in London. When they arrived, they had a tour of The Houses of Parliament, where they viewed a live debate in the House of Lords and held vote of their own in one of the chambers. After that, they went for a tour of London itself, stopping at Downing Street, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery. It was a great day, with both children representing the school brilliantly and impressing other teachers with their outstanding behaviour and willingness to take part.