The Tetley Years 10&11 Debating Competition 2020

The Tetley and Leeds Salon host their annual schools debating competition for Years 10&11 pupils for central and south Leeds schools on Tuesday 21st January.

As well as being crowned The Tetley champions, the winners will also go on to compete in the final of the Headingley Festival of Ideas Years 10&11 Competition at HEART on Wednesday 1st April.


15:45 – DEBATE 1 – “In the digital age we should not expect our online activities to remain private”

FOR: Outwood Grange Academy
AGAINST: Mount St Mary’s Catholic High


JUDGES
Peg Alexander, Broadcaster & Journalist
Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Russell Thomas, HMRC


16:55 – DEBATE 2 – “We should not eat meat” 

FOR: Woodkirk Academy
AGAINST: Outwood Grange Academy


JUDGES
Peg Alexander, Broadcaster & Journalist
Feona Carmichael, University of Law
Aylaia Tombros-McIvor, Government Legal Department


18:00- Break


18:15 – DEBATE 3 – “No platform policies damage free speech”

FOR: Mount St Mary’s Catholic High
AGAINST: Woodkirk Academy


JUDGES
Feona Carmichael
, University of Law
Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Russell Thomas, HMRC


19:30 – Results


TETLEY CHAMPIONS 2020:

BEST INDIVIDUAL: