Debating Matters Online

During the coronavirus pandemic, we took Debating Matters online to provide a way to keep pupils intellectually engaged, and to support teachers with resources and activities for their students. This page is a record of all the debates that were held. Read more about it all here. Tues 21 April DEBATE 1: SOCIAL MEDIA SITES …

Berlin Championship 2020

DM Championships return to Berlin on Thursday 27 February, in partnership with Freiblickinstitut e.V. and hosted by University of Applied Sciences Europe. Twelve schools will battle to become Debating Matters Berlin Champions 2020. Freiblickinstitut organises debates on important topics from politics, society, economy, science and art. The University of Applied Sciences Europe is a private, state-approved university that …

Wednesday 5 February 2020

Southampton Championship 2020

Sixth-form students from eight schools will battle it out for the title of Debating Matters Southampton Champions 2020 at a flagship day of debate on Wednesday 5 February. We are delighted to be hosted once more by Solent University and working in partnership with NATS.

Thursday 23 January 2020

South West Championship 2020

Sixth-form students from eight schools will battle it out for the title of Debating Matters South West Champions 2020 at a flagship day of debate on Thursday 23 January. We are delighted to be hosted once more by Sherborne Girls School.

Friday 5 July 2019

North East Championship 2019

Sixth-form students from eight 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.

Thursday 27 June 2019

Oxfordshire Championship 2019

Sixth-form students from eight schools in Oxfordshire will battle it out for the title of Debating Matters Oxfordshire Champions 2019 at a flagship day of debate on Thursday 27 June. We are delighted to have Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of the Arts as partners for the event, which will be held at the Oxford Union.

Thursday 28 February 2019

Berlin Championship 2019

DM Championships return to Berlin, in partnership with Freiblickinstitut e.V. and hosted by University of Applied Sciences Europe. Twelve schools will battle to become Debating Matters Berlin Champions 2019.

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Kent Championship 2019

We are delighted our inaugural Kent Championship will be hosted by MidKent College in partnership with Localis.

Thursday 17 January 2019

Southampton Championship 2019

Sixth-form students from eight schools battle it out on 17 January 2019 for the title of Debating Matters Southampton Champions 2019.

We are delighted that our first ever Southampton Championship is in partnership with NATS, the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services. It is hosted by Solent University where students gain the connections, experience and confidence to turn their newfound knowledge into a career.