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Education Leaders Support Campaign for Schoolchildren to Sing One Britain One Nation ‘Patriotic’ Anthem | UK News

The government has supported a campaign calling on schoolchildren to celebrate One Britain One Nation Day this week by singing a patriotic song.

In a social media post, the Department for Education said it “encourages schools across the UK to celebrate One Britain One Nation Day on June 25, when children can learn about our shared values of tolerance, kindness, pride and respect “.

The song, written by Bradford schoolchildren, includes the words: “We are Great Britain and we have a dream – to unite all the people in a great team.”

Another line says the country is “forever united, never separated.”

It ends by repeating “Strong Britain, Great Nation” four times.

A Official video clip was also created for the song.

Schoolchildren are also encouraged to applaud for a minute on Friday to recognize those who have helped during the pandemic.

The One Britain One Nation (OBON) campaign states on its webpage that its vision is to “create a strong, just, harmonious and proud British nation – celebrating patriotism and respect for all of our people”.

The campaign, launched by former police officer Kash Singh, adds that it hopes to “instill a sense of pride and self-worth in our youth.”

Encouraging schools to join in the OBON celebrations, the website says, “We need the support of your school to celebrate the day in the spirit for which it is intended and as outlined in the OBON DAY 2021 brochure, but to do the following as a MUST please.

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This notice was published: 2021-06-22 19:31:00

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