North East Championship 2019

Sixth-form students from six schools will battle it out for the title of Debating Matters North East Champions 2019 at a flagship day of debate on Friday 5 July. We are delighted that the event will be hosted by Durham Sixth Form Centre.

09:30
REGISTRATION

10:05
WELCOME

10:20-11:30
DEBATE 1: “Monuments to historical figures should remain”

11:40-12:50
DEBATE 2: “Tourism benefits the world”

12:50-13:40
LUNCH

13:50-15:00
DEBATE 3: “Childhood vaccinations should be compulsory”

15:00-15:15
BREAK

15:15-17:00
RESULTS AND FINAL DEBATE: “Populism is a threat to democracy”

FOR
Winners Group 1

AGAINST
Winners Group 2

CHAIR

Jacob Reynolds

JUDGES

Jonathan Blackie CBE

Nat Edwards

Claire Malcolm

ALL INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

17:00-17:30
PRESENTATIONS AND FINAL WORDS