Headingley Festival of Ideas Years 10 & 11 Schools Debating Competition 2017

Qualifying Rounds

The Headingley Festival of Ideas School Debating Competition involves three qualifying rounds to win a place in the final to be held at HEART on 22 March. As in 2016, the final will also include the winners of the new Tetley Years 10 & 11 Competition for south and central Leeds schools - making it an all-Leeds competition.

Round 1 - Monday 30 January at Benton Park School vs Abbey Grange Academy
Round 2 - Wednesday 1 February at Allerton High School vs Carr Manor Community School
Round 3 - Friday 24 February - Cardinal Heenan Catholic High vs Roundhay School


ROUND 1
Monday 30 January

DEBATE 1
Arts Sponsorship

DEBATE 2
Drugs in Sport

BENTON PARK

FOR

ABBEY GRANGE

AGAINST

ABBEY GRANGE

FOR

BENTON PARK

AGAINST

DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS

JUDGES & CHAIRS

16:00 – Debate 1

”Corporate sponsorship is good for the arts”

Cathy Cook, LCF Law
Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Richard Smyth, Author & Historian

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

Change-over

17:05 - Debate 2

“We should permit the use of performance enhancing drugs in sport”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Paul Butterworth, NHS Digital
Richard Smyth, Author & Historian

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

18:20 – Results

WINNING SCHOOL: Abbey Grange Church of England Academy

BEST INDIVIDUAL: Dan Green, Abbey Grange


ROUND 2
Wednesday 1 February

DEBATE 1
Arts Sponsorship

DEBATE 2
Drugs in Sport

 

ALLERTON HIGH

FOR

 

CARR MANOR

AGAINST

 

CARR MANOR

FOR

 

ALLERTON HIGH

AGAINST

 

DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS

JUDGES & CHAIRS

16:00 - Debate 1

”Corporate sponsorship is good for the arts”

Dave Oxley, The Leeds Salon
Neil Walshaw, Leeds City Council
Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

Change-over

17:05 - Debate 2

“We should permit the use of performance enhancing drugs in sport”

Dave Oxley, The Leeds Salon
Zoe Nicholson, Michael Lewin Solicitors
Dr Paul Wetherly, Leeds Beckett University

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

18:20 – Results

WINNING SCHOOL: Allerton High School

BEST INDIVIDUAL: Keighley Robinson, Allerton High


ROUND 3
Friday 24  February

DEBATE 1
Arts Sponsorship

DEBATE 2
Drugs in Sport

CARDINAL HEENAN

FOR

ROUNDHAY SCHOOL

AGAINST

ROUNDHAY SCHOOL

FOR

CARDINAL HEENAN

AGAINST

DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS

JUDGES & CHAIRS

16:00 - Debate 1

”Corporate sponsorship is good for the arts”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Sally Bavage, Headingley LitFest
Patrick Kelly, Leeds City Council

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

Change-over

17:05 - Debate 2

“We should permit the use of performance enhancing drugs in sport”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Diane Wilson, Leeds City College
Zoe Nicholson, Michael Lewin Solicitors

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

18:20 - Results

WINNING SCHOOL: Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School

BEST INDIVIDUAL: Alex Cserna, Cardinal Heenan


QUALIFYING ROUND 1 WINNERS:

Abbey Grange Cguche of England Academy

(left to right) Dan Green, Megan McNutts, Becca Monk, Felmy Ajayi, and sub Phoebe, along with teacher Jennifer Smith.

Dan Green was also nominated Best Individual by the judges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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