The Perse School

Debating matters

13 Dec 2011

This term has seen the successful revival of the Debating Society for the Sixth Form and Year 11, as well as the newly instigated club, The Forum for Years 7 to 10.  Students have also had the opportunity to participate in a number of events outside of school, including:

  • Tuesday 27 September: Oxford Union Debating workshop at the Cambridge Union
  • Tuesday 18 October: Debating Matters competition (Cambridge round)
  • Wednesday 9 November: Year 8and 9 Rotary ‘Youth Speaks’ at St. Bede’s School
  • Friday 11 November: Dr. Julian Huppert MP, speaking at Bellerbys College Debating Society
  • Monday 21 November: Cambridge Union competition at Cambridge Union Society (including workshop and guided tour)
  • Thursday 24 November: Sixth Form Rotary ‘Youth Speaks’ hosted by the Perse School
  • Friday 25 November: English-Speaking Union’s ‘Mace’ competition (winners)
  • Monday 5 December: Oxford Union workshop

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