Jordans Wakefield Sixth-Form Debating Competition 2015 - Qualifying Rounds

Jordans Solicitors, King Street, Wakefield.

4:30pm – 8:30pm

 


ROUND 1
Tuesday 13 October

MOCK DEBATE 1
Unhealthy Lifestyles

MOCK DEBATE 2
Fracking

Queen Elizabeth Grammar

FOR

School Withdrawn

AGAINST

School Withdrawn

FOR

Queen Elizabeth Grammar

AGAINST


DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS


JUDGES & CHAIRS

17:00 – MOCK DEBATE 1

"Unhealthy lifestyles are not the business of government"

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
John Kenealy, Wakefield Express
Susan Lewis, Jordans Solicitors

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

17:55 - Refreshment Break

18:15 – MOCK DEBATE 2

"The UK must embrace the use of fracking"

John Kenealey, Wakefield Express
Mark Whitton, GMAP Consulting
Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon

Chair: Cathy Cook, Jordans Solicitors

19:15 - Judges’ Deliberations & Results

BEST INDIVIDUAL: Patrick Nutton



ROUND 2
Thursday 15 October

DEBATE 1
Unhealthy Lifestyles

DEBATE 2
Privacy vs Security

Rodillian Academy

FOR

Silcoates School

AGAINST

Silcoates School

FOR

Rodillian Academy

AGAINST


DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS


JUDGES & CHAIRS

17:00 – DEBATE 1

"Unhealthy lifestyles are not the business of government"

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Claire Lawton
, Jolliffe Cork
David Oxley
, The Leeds Salon

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

17:55 - Refeshment Break

18:15 – DEBATE 2

"We should be willing to compromise our privacy in the interests of national and international security"

Mary Creagh, MP for Wakefield
Cassandra Lumb
, Jordans Solicitors
David Oxley
, The Leeds Salon

Chair: Cathy Cook, Jordans Solicitors

19:15 - Judges’ Deliberations & Results

WINNERS: Silcoates School

BEST INDIVIDUAL: Oliver Race, Silcoates School


ROUND 3
Monday 9 November

MOCK DEBATE 1
Artistic Expression

MOCK DEBATE 2
Fracking

DEBATE 3
Privacy v Security

School Withdrawn

FOR

Woodkirk Academy

AGAINST

South Leeds Academy

FOR

School Withdrawn

AGAINST

Woodkirk Academy

FOR

South Leeds Academy

AGAINST

DEBATE TIMES & MOTIONS

JUDGES & CHAIRS

16:45 – MOCK DEBATE 1

"Artistic expression should never be censored"

Andy Shaw, Tectonic Interactive
Dan Clayton
, The Leeds Salon
Vic Boome, The Hepworth Wakefield

Chair: Paul Thomas, The Leeds Salon

17:50 – MOCK DEBATE 2

"The UK must embrace the use of fracking"

Catherine Howell-Walmsley, Jordans Solicitors
Christine Sands
, Jordans Solicitors

Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon

Chair: Cathy Cook, Jordans Solicitors

18:50 – Refreshment Break

19:10 – DEBATE 3

"We should be willing to compromise our privacy in the interests of national and international security"

Andy Shaw, Tectonic Interactive
Catherine Howell-Walmsley
, Jordans Solicitors
Sukhbeer Shergill, Jordans Solicitors

Chair: Cathy Cook, Jordans Solicitors

20:15 – Judges’ Deliberations & Results

WINNERS: Woodkirk Academy

BEST INDIVIDUAL: Alex Simkin, Woodkirk Academy


 

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