Six A Level Religious Studies students, along with Miss Bennett and Mrs Moon, had the honour of being part of the audience in Sunday morning’s episode of BBC’s Big Questions. The students got the chance to meet host Nicky Campbell, and were given first hand experience of how live TV programmes are produced. After a warm up debate about nuclear weapons, the cameras began rolling and the debate began.

The questions which were debated were: Is the system still stacked against women? Do prisons work? and does religion have a role in politics? Unfortunately Nicky did not give our students a chance to speak during the live broadcast, despite Sophie and Tom’s best efforts in particular! After filming, students continued debating some of the comments made during the programme, Belinda Brown’s views on feminism sparked a lot of discussion especially. Well done to all students involved.