Commonwealth Class School Stories (31-1-2014)

BBC-Commonwealth-classBBC Commonwealth Class has launched the search for the best stories around the Commonwealth to be told and made by schoolchildren from the UK and around the Commonwealth.

They are looking for 3 schools – 1 in the UK and 2 from other Commonwealth countries who will make a film with the help of a BBC crew, which best reflects the Commonwealth values and shares what it means to be a global citizen.

Winning schools will have their films featured on the BBC Commonwealth Class website

How can schools take part?

Together, teachers and pupils answer our Commonwealth Class question in 500 words:

Tell us about a story or issue that affects your school or community and which also reflects the Commonwealth values.

The story will introduce our debates so think of something that will appeal to all the schools taking part and is original, diverse and interesting.

Everyone’s a winner

Don’t worry if you don’t make the final cut, all schools can take part in our live fortnightly debates and will see their pupils’ comments featured on the website.

How do you get involved?

Complete your entry on one of the competition forms below.

The competition closes at 23:59 on 31 January 2014.

Entry Forms



Please return your entry form to the Commonwealth Class competition address (


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