British Values – Democracy.

20th January was a very important day in the UK – Democracy Day! Therefore this afternoon for collective worship we will be looking at democracy, which is a really important British value.

Definition of Democracy.

In a democracy, the government is elected by the people.

 Everyone who is eligible to vote has a chance to have their say over who runs the country.

Take a look at the following links and watch the Newsround video to get a deeper understanding of what Democracy means before our discussion this afternoon.

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Somes questions to think about. Please comment me your answer.

1. Do you think its a good thing that we have free speech and live in a democracy? Why?

2. If you were Prime Minister for the day, what would you change? Would other people agree with you?

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