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Headingley FoI Years 10&11 Debating Competition 2019

The qualifying rounds for the annual debating competition for years 10&11 pupils (ages 14-16 years), hosted by Leeds Salon as part of the Headingley Festival of Ideas, take place between Allerton High & Cardinal Heenan on 29 January and Carr Manor & Abbey Grange on 6 February - see details.

The schools will compete for a place in the final in March at the HEART Centre, where they will be joined by the winners of The Tetley Years 10&11 Competition.


Tetley Years 10&11 Debating Competition 2019

Wednesday 30 January Leeds Salon will host the annual school debating competition in partnerhisp with The Tetley for years 10&11 pupils (ages 14 to 16 years) for south and central Leeds Schools. This year's school include regulars Mount St Mary's and Woodkirk Academy and newcomers Outwood Grange Academy - see details.

The winners will compete in the Headingley Festival of Ideas final in March against the north Leeds qualifying round winners.


Leeds NHS Digital Debating Matters Competition 2018

Thursday 6th December, Leeds Salon ran the first ever NHS Digital Debating Matters sixth-form competition, which took place at Thackray Medical Museum.

Beckfoot School (Bradford), Notre Damn Catholic Sixth Form College (Leeds) and Woodkirk Academy (Wakefield) were pitted against each other in three high quality, closely fought debates on 'Health Monitoring''Artificial Intelligence' and 'Medical Data Sharing' (See details). Congratulations to the winners, Beckfoot School, and also to Hannah Boyle of Notre Damn, nominated 'Best Individual' by the judges (see @theleedssalon and @DebatingMatters on Twitter for photos).





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