The Tetley Years 10&11 Debating Competition 2018
Thursday 25 January – The Tetley and The Leeds Salon host the third, annual schools debating competition for Years 10&11 for central and south Leeds schools, and sponsored by leading Yorkshire law firm, LCF Law.
As well as being crowned The Tetley champions, the winners will also go into the final of the Headingley Festival of Ideas Years 10&11 Competition at HEART on 21st March to compete against the north Leeds qualifying round winners.
15:45 – DEBATE 1 – “We Should Welcome the Advent of Human Genome Editing”
FOR: Mount St Mary’s
AGAINST: School Withdrew
16:45 – DEBATE 2 – “Monuments to Controversial Historical Figures Should Remain”
FOR: School Withdrew
AGAINST: Woodkirk Academy
17:40 – Break
17:50 – DEBATE 3 – “We Should Accept the Risk Inherent in Contact Sports”
18:45-19:00 – Judge’s Deliberations & Results
TETLEY CHAMPIONS 2018: Woodkirk Academy – Elliot Butler, Caitlin Jewell, Jamie Haigh & Archie Simpson received copies of the Oxford Very Short Introduction to the Renaissance and £10 Vue Cinema vouchers.
BEST INDIVIDUAL: Yaniat Menghisha of Mount St Mary’s received a copy of the Oxford Very Short Introduction to the Enlightenment, a £10 Vue Cinema voucher, and Tetley merchandinse.