Headingley Festival of Ideas Years 10 & 11 Schools Debating Competition 2019

 

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 20 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 29 January at Allerton High SchoolCardinal Heenan Catholic High
Round 2 - Wednesday 6 February at Carr Manor School v Abbey Grange Academy


ROUND 1
Tuesday 29 January

DEBATE 1
Green Belt

DEBATE 2
Trigger Warnings

ALLERTON HIGH

FOR

 

CARDINAL HEENAN

AGAINST

CARDINAL HEENAN

 

FOR

ALLERTON HIGH

 

AGAINST

DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS

JUDGES & CHAIRS

15:45 – Debate 1

 ”We Should Build on the Green Belt”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Julie Firmstone, University of Leeds
Nat Edwards, Thackray Medical Museum 

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

Change-over

16:50 - Debate 2

 “Trigger Warnings Stifle Debate”

 

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Nat Edwards, Thackray Medical Museum
Mark Rowlinson, First Actuarial 

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

18:00 – Results

WINNING SCHOOL: Allerton High School

BEST INDIVIDUAL: Michael Toher, Cardinal Heenan Catholic High


       

ROUND 2
Wednesday 6 February

DEBATE 1
Green Belt

DEBATE 2
Trigger Warnings

CARR MANOR

FOR

 

ABBEY GRANGE

AGAINST

ABBEY GRANGE

 

FOR

CARR MANOR

 

AGAINST

DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS

JUDGES & CHAIRS

15:45 - Debate 1

 ”We Should Build on the Green Belt”

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
William Atkinson, Leeds Beckett
Zoe Nicholson, Whitaker Firth Solicitors
 

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

Change-over

16:50 - Debate 2

 “Trigger Warnings Stifle Debate”

 

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Zoe Nicholson, Whitaker Firth Solicitors
William Atkinson, Leeds Becket

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

18:00 - Results

WINNING SCHOOL: Carr Manor Community School

BEST INDIVIDUAL: Amtul Azeem, Carr Manor Community School


 


 


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