Sheffield secondary school goes to the polls

52 per cent of students at High Storrs School took part in a mock election this week
52 per cent of students at High Storrs School took part in a mock election this week
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Pupils at a Sheffield school took to the polls for the their own elections this week, as part of a project to help them understand the election process

As the rest of the country was voting in the second General Election in two years, students at High Storrs school took part in their own poll.

A spokesman for the school said: "We held a proper election with voting cards, polling booths and all sorts this week and the results are in!"

The Labour Party were the most popular party at the secondary school, with 62 per cent of the vote.

The Liberal Democrats came second with 14 per cent of the votes, followed by the Green Party with 12 per cent, UKIP on 7 per cent and the Conservatives in last place with 4 per cent of pupils voting for them.

Some 52 per cent of students took part in the election.