The Tetley Years 10&11 Debating Competition 2019

Wednesday 30th January – The Tetley & Leeds Salon host their annual schools debating competition for Years 10&11 pupils 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 20th March to compete against the north Leeds qualifying round winners.


15:45 – DEBATE 1 – “We should build on the green belt

FOR: Mount St Mary’s
AGAINST: Woodkirk Academy

JUDGES
Dawn Cameron, Armstrong Cameron
Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon
Russell Thomas, HMRC


16:45 – DEBATE 2 – “Plain packaging for tobacco products is a good idea”

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

JUDGES
David Jones, LCF Law
Paul Butterworth, NHS Digital
Russell Thomas, HMRC


17:40 – Break


17:50 – DEBATE 3 – “Trigger warnings stifle debate”

FOR: Woodkirk Academy
AGAINST: Outwood Grange Academy

JUDGES
Taneesha Ahmed, The Tetley
Paul Butterworth, NHS Digital
Dan Clayton, The Leeds Salon


18:45-19:00 – Judge’s Deliberations & Results


TETLEY CHAMPIONS 2019: Woodkirk Academy – Laura Ashton, Lewis Joy, Lucy Widows and Anandita Ghosh all received a £10 Vue Cinema voucher thank to LCF Law

BEST INDIVIDUAL: Anandita Ghosh, Woodkirk Academy