Headingley Festival of Ideas Years 10 & 11 Schools Debating Competition 2018

 

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 21 March. As since 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 - Tuesday 16 January at Cardinal Heenan Catholic HighCarr Manor Community School
Round 2 - Monday 22 January at Roundhay School v Allerton High School
Round 3 - Tuesday 23 January at Lawnswood School v Abbey Grange Academy


ROUND 1
Tuesday 16 January

DEBATE 1
Gene Editing

DEBATE 2
Contact Sports

CARDINAL HEENAN

FOR

 

CARR MANOR

AGAINST

CARR MANOR

 

FOR

CARDINAL HEENAN

 

AGAINST

DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS

JUDGES & CHAIRS

15:45 – Debate 1

 

”We Should Welcome the Advent of Human Genome Editing”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Diane Wilson, People Matters
Judge, Organisation

 

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

Change-over

16:50 - Debate 2

 

“We Should Accept the Risk Inherent in Contact Sports”

 

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Patrick Kelly, SEN Consultant
Judge, Organisation

 

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

18:00 – Results

WINNING SCHOOL: 

...


ROUND 2
Monday 22 January

DEBATE 1
Gene Editing

DEBATE 2
Contact Sports

 

ROUNDHAY

FOR

 

 

ALLETON HIGH

AGAINST

 

ALLERTON HIGH

 

FOR

 

ROUNDHAY

 

AGAINST

 

DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS

JUDGES & CHAIRS

15:45 - Debate 1

 

”We Should Welcome the Advent of Human Genome Editing”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Sarah Derbyshire-Thomas, Leeds Beckett
Mark Davis, University of Leeds

 

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

Change-over

16:50 - Debate 2

 

“We Should Accept the Risk Inherent in Contact sports”

 

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Judge, Organisation
Judge, Organisation

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

18:00 – Results

WINNING SCHOOL: 

...


ROUND 3
Tuesday 23  January

DEBATE 1
Gene Editing

DEBATE 2
Contact Sports

ABBEY GRANGE

FOR

 

LAWNSWOOD SCHOOL

AGAINST

LAWNSWOOD SCHOOL

 

FOR

ABBEY GRANGE

 

AGAINST

DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS

JUDGES & CHAIRS

15:45 - Debate 1

 

”We Should Welcome the Advent of Human Genome Editing”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Katy Wright, University of Leeds
Judge, Organisation

 

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

Change-over

16:50 - Debate 2

 

“We Should Accept the Risk Inherent in Contact Sports”

 

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Julie Firmstone, University of Leeds
Russell Thomas, HM Revenue & Customs

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

18:00 - Results

WINNING SCHOOL: 

...


QUALIFYING ROUND WINNERS PICTURES:

 


 


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