Following the heats held in November at Jordans’ new Wakefield office teams from Wakefield Girls, QEGS, Silcoates and Osset Academy all got through to the semi finals which will be held this Thursday 23rd February.
The competition has been supported by the English Speaking Union who have organised judges from Leeds University Union Debating Society.
The 3 motions being debated are:
Motion 1- This house believes University should be free and available to all
Proposing: Olivia White and Rebecca Heseltine (WGHS)
Opposing: Hannah Warwicker and Alex Cruikshanks (Silcoates)
Motion 2 – This house believes that the government must guarantee a job for every 16 – 24 year old to stop them becoming a ‘lost generation’
Proposing: Rebecca Oates and Linden Hird (WGHS)
Opposing: Joe Gerrard and Owen Walsh (Ossett Academy)
Motion 3 – This house believes that war is never justified.
Proposing: Julian Ostrowski and Joshua Skipworth (QEGS)
Opposing: Faheem Lone and Max Grunewald (QEGS)
The final will be held in March.
For further information, please Cathy Cook on 01924 387110