It has been a busy and interesting term for pupils to learn about, be inspired by, and generally keep up with Politics!
Just as the General Election was called, 26 pupils who study GCSE Citizenship made the journey into Westminster to visit the Supreme Court and Houses of Parliament. Read more here.
The Politics Department has also been busy keeping pupils up-to-date and engaged with recent political developments, as well as arranging a snap mock election. “This has been another great opportunity for pupils to engage with the voting process and explore political issues of the day, particularly in these turbulent times where the effectiveness of UK parliamentary democracy is being put under great scrutiny,” says Mr James Farrar, Teacher of Politics & International Relations. Read more here.
There are a number of different ways that pupils are encouraged to engage with Politics here at Oakham – both inside and outside of the classroom. To find out more – read our latest Insights blog post on ‘The proliferation of Politics’ by Laurence Ward, Oakham’s Head of Politics and International Relations. Read his blog here.