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What is a Vote?

Overview

In this lesson pupils will learn what it means to vote by looking at relatable examples in the lives of the Go-Givers. They will consider why and how votes are held and think about how people might feel if their preference does not win.

The lesson continues with a basic introduction as to what happens in a general election and the election of a school council. The lesson concludes with an opportunity for pupils to vote in a real-life school situation.

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