The Big, Big Debate

Senior students at Charleston Academy are preparing to take part in the final and biggest televised debate of the Scottish Independence Referendum. With exactly one week to go until the actual Referendum, Charleston Academy pupils have been invited by BBC Scotland to take part in the last televised debate. The debate (with discussion and questions involving politicians and celebrities) is being filmed on Thursday afternoon (11th September) at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow and will be broadcast across the UK on prime time BBC1 at 9pm that evening (iPlayer Link)

Charleston was allocated fifty tickets for the event which is only open to first time voters and those studying Modern Studies. Of the fifty attending, four lucky students have been invited to submit questions they might put to the as yet un-announced panel of guests. We are delighted that Andrew Maclean, Freya Boa, Kirsten Law and Aaron Duncan-MacLeod might get the chance to ask their questions and join in the debate on national TV. The pupils were carefully selected by the BBC to ensure a balanced debate. Two favour a Yes Vote and two favour a No Vote. But we cannot say who. Watch BBC 1 at 9am on Thursday 11th September to find out.

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