Mock Election Campaign
- Published: Wednesday, 07 June 2017 09:58
In support of the Birkdale citizenship programme, a Lower School Hustings took place as part of the Birkdale Mock Election campaign. The event was chaired by Harry Clay (U6) as Returning Officer. The candidates are: Sam Beahan (S4) Conservative; Joshua Watts (S2) Liberal Democrats; Ahmed Hussain (S3) Labour and Harry Burch (S2) Official Monster Raving Looney. All of the candidates gave a speech and then fielded questions from the audience.
There has also been a Middle School Hustings and a poster campaign in support of the Mock Election and all the pupils in the school can cast a vote on Polling Day June 8 (including an electronic vote for S5, L6 and U6 pupils).
In support of the General Election there has also been a Sixth Form Politics Forum presentation as well as an actual Hustings attended by Ian Walker, Conservative candidate for Hallam and Paul Blomfield and Shaffaq Mohammed Labour and Liberal Democrat candidates respectively for Sheffield Central).