MP joins students at democracy workshop

MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan visited Berwick Academy to take part in a democracy workshop.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 20 December, 2017, 12:56
MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan with Matthew Wood, Head of Student Voice and students who attended a Year 9 democracy workshop at Berwick Academy. Picture by Jane Coltman

The Berwick MP is pictured with Matthew Wood, head of student voice and Year 9 student councillors who attended.

Matthew organised the visit of Mrs Trevelyan to talk about the importance of democracy and the power that MPs themselves hold in our democracy and the community.

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This session was followed by a Q&A with students in the Sixth Form.

It came about as part of Matthew’s ambition to increase community ties, and encourage students to participate and take an interest in politics and democracy.