Bailey’s Head Girl Blog 1
Being Elected Head Girl
Being elected head girl as you know was overwhelming, surprising and shocking. In my blog I would like to explain the experience of the election week.
At the start of the week, I went to Mr Rice and said that I would like to be to be head girl, that is when the challenge began. Until the other candidates and I knew what we could have up around the school, all we could do was tell people to vote for us. Later that week, Mr Rice said that we could have:
After knowing what we could do I went home and made my posters and leaflets. Grace (my best friend) helped me put all of my posters up around the school. The next day I made badges and from there I could do was tell people to VOTE FOR ME.
That Friday everyone voted even the teachers the number one rule was that you couldn’t vote for yourself. The weekend took so long in my mind because I just wanted to know who got head boy and head girl. The Monday finally come, and it was the music man assembly. I thought Mr Rice had forgotten to say who head girl and head boy were but after the long assembly Mr Rice asked all the head boy and head girl candidates to stand up. We went through our names and then Mr Rice announced head boy, Freddie -all of his friends said ‘congratulations’ and then it was head girl- Mr Rice said my name and then my best friend Grace said ‘congratulations’ and ‘well done’. At break everyone said well done and congratulations.
So that is what happened on campaign week. Thank you for reading.
Head Girl (Bailey)
Freddie’s Head Boy Blog 1: 27/10/16
Being Elected Head Boy
As you will probably guess, I was extremely thrilled and excited to be elected Head Boy of South Wootton Junior School 2016. I would like to share my experience of the election campaign in my first blog of the year.
I had been thinking about the possibility of becoming head boy for a couple of years. Watching the previous boys and learning from what they did. I knew that I would have stiff competition this year and needed to act fast. I remember the first day of the election campaign asking people if they were going to vote for me. I would tell the pupils reasons why they should vote for me and how I would make the school a better place if they were to do so. After a few days of campaigning Mr Rice called all of the candidates over to speak to him about things to help us in our campaign. These things were:
That weekend I sat at home creating posters with my mum to help persuade people for their vote. I decided to create a poster with a mini acrostic poem on it about my name. After I had put my posters up a Year 4 friend of mine, Eloise, came up to me and asked, “Would you like me to create flyers for you Freddie?” I said ‘Yes,’ and a few days later she came to school with a wad of flyers saying, “Be a Smartie and vote for Freddie!” I really appreciated her support and we handed out her flyers.
Soon came the big day, where it all counted, the day of our campaign speeches. The boys spoke first in assembly. There were seven of us and we stood there and read our speeches to the whole school. All seven of us were quite nervous and knew that after that we just had to wait for election day.
On the day of the result all of the candidates sat nervously through assembly before Mr Rice revealed the lucky two, Head Boy and Head Girl. I remember hearing Mr Rice saying my name and I was shaking, surprised by my luck, wondering if this was even still reality, but it must have been as my friends all crowded around me whispering, ”You did it!” and “Congratulations!”
So that was my campaign experience and I hope that over the next year I will do South Wootton Junior School proud. Thanks for reading my first blog and I will update it again soon.
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