Year 7 Debate Competition

The Prize?

A chance to compete against other schools at Lawrence Sheriff.

“Is there a place for religion in schools?”

You are to produce a response to this statement. It MUST include your own opinion, you can be for, against or in between. It should show that you have thought about other view points and can provide an answer to them.

It needs to be written in the form of a speech that you would make at the debate.

The best 10 answers will be asked to attend a lunch time session to see how can make the best ‘on the spot’ answers. The best 6 people will be invited to attend the event. Of this 6 the top 4 will make speeches will the other 2 will create questions ‘from the floor’ to challenge the speakers from the other schools.

The deadline is the 23rd of June. After this no further entries will be allowed. Please see Miss Fox for more details.


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