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Brexit: Part 1 – Referendum

Overview

Pupils will be given a brief introduction to the European Union. They will learn about why people’s opinions about the EU are divided and the results of the EU referendum.

Through looking at relatable examples, pupils will be asked to reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of membership to an organisation.

Pupils will also be led through the process of creating a referendum and campaign materials on a school issue of their choosing.

 

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