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Should Catalonia become independent?

Should Catalonia become independent?

Catalonia became independent on the 27 October 2017. 90% of Catalonian’s who voted, voted to be independent.BUT, only 42% of Catalonian’s voted!!! It is fair enough if Catalonia wanted to leave as Catalonia is the richest region in Spain, Madrid takes most of Catalonia’s money. This is obviously not fair […]

what is happening in Catalonia ?

what is happening in Catalonia ?

 In Catalonia the Spanish government has taken over control of an area called Catalonia and fired the area’s local leaders. On October 1, 2017 ,the police of the Spanish state (known as the national police) endeavored to take the polling boxes where Catalan people where voting in a referendum with […]

Are we better together or independent?

Are we better together or independent?

We think this question depends on the relationship between the countries. For example, with Scotland and the UK combining, they slowly learned to get on well and the UK allowed Scotland to have a vote. Spain, on the other hand, did not allow Catalonia to do this freely.

Should We Help?

Should We Help?

Catalonia is in the European Union. Although we will be leaving the European Union soon, some people are saying we should still help Catalonia get the independence they demand. They did have a referendum but not everyone turned out to vote so that could be the reason they didn’t get […]

In it to win it- Being together

In it to win it- Being together

In it to win it- Being Together What’s better, being together or independent? There are several opinions that are all worthy and have meaning however we believe that  being together is far superior than being alone. At St Gregory’s, we believe that being together is more and can provide a […]

We’re in it together

We’re in it together

Most of the time being together is good  but in Catalonia’s case being independent  is better because surely if you feel like you are being bossed about then it is unfair. But, this could result in many things going wrong. You would need an entirely new government, democracy and much […]

Weekly Competition #16

Weekly Competition #16

Good reasoning skills needed! This week sees the return of the odd one out competition! Have a look at the pictures below and tell us which one you think is the odd one out AND why AND why this is important. We are looking for excellent reasons, curiosity filled thinking […]

Why?

Why?

In Catalonia some people want to stay in Spain and some want to become their own independent country, here are the some of the main reasons why people would want to do either: For leaving Spain: People in Spain have their own history, culture, flag and despite Franco’s attempts to […]

Catalonia: The 4 important dates

Catalonia: The 4 important dates

  Hello everyone! I’m AgentKitty and I would like to talk about 4 dates that were extremely special to Catalonia. Without these 4 dates it would of changed Catalonia completely.   1640, The War of the Reapers The Reapers War took place in 1640 and ended in 1659. There is […]

Catalonian independence: what’s going on?

Catalonian independence: what’s going on?

As you may be aware, Catalonia has recently been having a row with Spain: some Catalonians want to be independent – meaning that they can make their own decisions, be referred to as a different country and be able to keep all of their language, culture and money to themselves. […]