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Last Updated: Friday May 07 2010 09:49 GMT

Is your school closed for polling day?

Polling station school

Lots of schools around the UK are closed on Thursday so that adults can use them to vote in.

They're turned into polling stations for the day - which means your school hall will become a big voting booth used by thousands of people who live nearby.

So, is your school is closed tomorrow? If so, what are you going to do?

Have you planned anything fun? Or are you annoyed because your school is still open?

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Your comments

"My school was open which really sucked. I was hoping to spend the day trying to revise for the upcoming exams."

Sarah, 11, London, England

"My school wasn't off but I'm glad really because I can get my tests over and done with because we don't have SATs."

Ashley, 11, Manchester, England

"My school was open today but they still had a polling station in our school canteen so we couldn't get hot food."

Isabelle, 12, Kent, England

"My school's being used as a polling station but we still have school. Not fair!"

Izzie, 12, Devon, England

"My school is not closed today which is so unfair as the other schools were closed. It was a normal old school day for me."

Amy, 13, Nottingham, England

"I am pleased that I am not at school and I get an extra day off school but I am a bit worried as my year have SATs next week and I might forget things as I am only at school 3 days this week."

Sophie, 11, Essex, England

"My school is open which is soooooo not good but we do get to have our own mock election."

Sophie, 10, Surrey, England

"My school is not closed for polling day unfortunately, however, it was still a polling station."

Alistair, 10, Warrington, England

"My school wasn't closed for polling :( wish it was tho!!"

Katie, 12, Bracknell, England

"I wish my school was closed. It is not fair!"

Charlotte, 14, Surrey, England

"I am really happy my school is off. I was off on Monday and Tuesday as well but I feel sorry for the people who are at school."

Chloe, 10, Aberdeen, Scotland

"My school is closed, I'm so glad!"

Hayley, 9, London, England

"My school is off, hurray, but my brother is in school!"

Natalie, 11, Oxfordshire, England

"My school is closed but I think it should be open because next week my class and I have SATs so we should be learning."

Diana, 11, London, England

"My school is closed but I think that if one school has the day off then all the schools in that area should too."

Annalise, 9, Somerset, England

"My school is closed! It was closed on Monday as well. Unfortunately that is bad for me because next week is my SATs tests. My school are still doing them."

Abigayle, 11, Cumbria, England

"My school is closed today! I'm really happy."

Zari, 10, West Midlands, England

"Our school is closed today. I turned up just to find out it was closed. I'm so happy, going to play games all day."

Aron, 11, Leeds, England

"My school is the polling station so it is closed! Hooray! I think it's unfair for other schools to be open. My school is always the polling station, yay!"

Sameera, 10, London, England

"Our school was closed because they are using it as a polling station and it's the same with a school near us."

Ben, 9, Glasgow, Scotland

"Yay we have a day off school time to relax. My school does a polling station all the time and it is time for me to catch up with Newsround!"

Emily, 10, London, England

"Our school is always closed however we've had this new music room and they're using that! NOT fair!"

Katie, 9, Plymouth, England

"I look forward to whoever wins but I would rather be in school, there is not much to do when I am off."

Rodger, 9, Wigan, England

"We are all really happy at my school, as we are not usually closed for polling day, but we are this year. This is because 2 other schools near us have just joined together. So we all get an extra day off school! Yay!"

Hannah, 11, Glasgow, Scotland

"My school isn't closed as far as I know. I really don't think the schools should be closed as it doesn't even affect the children anyway!"

Niamh, 11, Derby, England

"My school is closed but we got harder homework because we have more time to complete it."

Eleanor, 11, Hertfordshire, England

"Yay!! My school is closed too and I am going to pizza hut for my friend's birthday!!!!"

Rebecca, 8, Essex, England

"My school is off, I'm happy but I will miss my friends."

Sylvie, 9, London, England

"My school isn't closed on Thursday so other schools shouldn't. Adults can go and vote somewhere else!"

Elliot, 11, Liverpool, England

"They are using the local hall for the polling, so we won't get Thursday off! Not fair!"

Robyn, 10, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

"YAAAAAHOOOOOOO school's closed on Thursday I have the feeling I'm gonna get bored!"

Dominic, 8, Northumberland, England

"My school is closed because they are voting. I am very upset because I can't go to school."

Summer, 8, Surrey, England

"It's not fair because my school is open, but my brother's classroom is being used, so they get to go out for the day."

Hannah, 8, Cheshire, England

"Well our school ain't closed :( but we are having a mock vote so we all vote for who we think should win but it doesn't count!"

Grace, 12, London, England

"Nope - not that I care really. We're making stuff in food tech and DT at school."

Katie, 12, Warrington, England

"I am so annoyed that my school is open tomorrow. I just think that it is unfair, if some schools are closed I think that all of them should be closed as well."

Izzy, 11, Leeds, England

"My school is closed tomorrow and I am really excited because I am going to my friend's house. HURRAY!"

Mia, 9, Leamington Spa, England

"I think we shouldn't be off school because of the vote."

Reagan, 11, Birmingham, England

"It's not fair, my school never closes even in the winter!!!"

Alice, 10, Nottingham, England

"I'm going to school. I think that we should so we can learn how to vote when we are older."

Tom, 12, Essex, London

"Aw my school is still open! Grr!"

Lizzie, 12, Cambridge, England

"My school's open tomorrow it's so unfair, but year 6's are revising for their SATs at the moment so I think it's pretty important that schools stay open. "

Megan, 11, Leicester, England

"My school is closed tomorrow because of the election. I think it's great. But the teachers have still given us work to do. It's so not fair!"

Abigail, 10, Preston, England

"My school is open. It is terrible - my brother gets a day off."

Calum, 12, Glasgow, Scotland

"My school is closed tomorrow and I plan to go to the park or somewhere fun. YIPEE!!!!"

Faduma, 11, London, England

"It's annoying that our school is not closed tomorrow, but they are holding a mock election and over the last week we were all given a chance to join different parties. Everyone has a vote."

Ruby, 13, London, England

"It's so not fair, my school is opened and all the primary schools in our area are closed."

Maryam, 12, Birmingham, England

"I think that it is unfair that our school is never off on election day. Lots of my friends outside of school have a day off and I can't hang with them. We all should be off for election day!!!"

Ellie, 11, Liverpool, England

"Our school is closed so our mums and dads can come in and vote. Most kids are happy about it including me."

Bethany, 9, Nottingham, England

"I am very glad that my school is closed, it is an extra day off. I will spend it with my grandma, but I will miss my friends."

Ross, 10, Liverpool, England

"My school isn't closed today, but I think that it is really unfair because children need to learn. So I think the adults should vote somewhere else!"

Veronica, 9, Southend, England

"My school is closed because of polling day. I wish it is not because it is fun at school."

Billie, 10, Colchester, England

"I'm glad my school is closed tomorrow."

Finlay, 10, Plymouth, England

"Yes, it's great!"

Baason, 10, Glasgow, Scotland

"I don't mind my school staying open. It means I get to learn more and get to, hopefully, be voted for in a future election. I want to be a politician when I'm older."

Jake, 14, Oxford, England

"My school is closed tomorrow and we had an assembly today and our headmaster reminded us that we were off and every one shouted hurray. But I'm going to miss my friends."

Jenny, 10, N. Ireland

"Yes! My school is closed! But I feel sorry for the people if their school is not closed."

Michelle, 10, London, England

"My school is closed tomorrow, it's exiting but I think it is unfair on the other schools that are still open."

James, 11, Uxbridge, England

"My school is closed which is brilliant!"

Batrisyia, 9, Stratford, England

"My school is off and I am so happy because I'm going out and have fun!"

Kareem, 11, Oxford, England

"I wish my school was closed, my brother's is."

Rebecca, 14, Nottingham, England

"My school is closed tomorrow. It has been a polling station for a long time. I'm going to go to the cinema with my mum after she has voted!"

Isabel, 10, Shropshire, England

"My school is closed tomorrow and I am going with my best friend to paradise wildlife park!! Too bad children don't get to vote."

Gemma, 10, London, England

"We are so lucky to have Thursday off because all the schools around us are open and we get have the day off!"

Francesca & Georgia, 10 & 8, Shropshire, England

"Our school is open tomorrow, it's not fair!"

Cai, 11, Conwy, Wales

"My school has shut down, so that means I get a lay in tomorrow!"

Lily, 10, Sheffield, England

"My school is open tomorrow but we are having our own voting at school, where we get to vote who we would vote for if we could!"

Ella, 12, Surrey, England

"We are doing a mini election ourselves so our school won't be closed."

Samantha, 12, London, England

"Grrrrrrr!! My school is open tomorrow!"

Natalie, 11, Dorset, England

"My school is closed although some people have to go in for Maths and English master class in prep for our SAT's."

Issy, 11, Hampshire, England

"Unfortunately my school isn't closed which is unfair because if one school is closed on polling day then every school should."

Tabitha, 11, West Sussex, England

"Our school is closed on polling day so we only have three days at school! We are SO lucky!"

Charlotte, 9, Bristol, England

"My school is closed for polling day, but both of my older sisters have to go to school and I'm having my mate round!"

Daniel, 10, West Sussex, England

"My school is being used as a Polling Station, so my mum is planning a trip out for me."

Matthew, 10, Cheshire, England

"My school is closed tomorrow because it's a polling station. I'm very excited because I can watch CBBC all day!!"

Fraser, 10, Newcastle, England

"I've just found out that some schools are closed and mine isn't one of them!"

Mairead, 11, Nottingham, England

"We have exams over the next few weeks so our school has to stay open!"

Charlotte, 12, Stoke, England

"My school is off tomorrow and it's so much fun because my school is going be used as a polling station!"

Mohammed, 10, London, England

"I think it's so unfair that my school is open and there are lots of schools around me that are closed."

Luke, 9, Newcastle, England