CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT

Southampton 2019

17 Jan 2019

We are delighted that our first ever Southampton Championship, in partnership with NATS, is to be hosted by Solent University.

NATS is the UK’s leading provider of air traffic control services. Based in Fareham, NATS handles 2.4 million flights and 250 million passengers in UK airspace each year. In addition to providing services to 14 UK airports, and managing all upper airspace in the UK, NATS provides services around the world spanning Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. The university is focused on the practical side of higher education – giving students the connections, experience and confidence to turn their newfound knowledge into a career with real, meaningful impact. Whoever you are, whatever your goals, Solent University aims to help you make your mark.



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09:30-10:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

10:05-10:15 WELCOME

10:20-11:30 ROUND 1

"Tourism benefits the world"

GROUP 1

FOR:

St George’s College

AGAINST:

Brockenhurst College

CHAIR

Jacob Reynolds

JUDGES

Crispin Weston
Writer on education technology

Alberto Amore
School of Business, Law and Communication Solent University

Jane Cooper
Countryside Education Trust

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Bay House School & Sixth Form

AGAINST:

Alton College

CHAIR

Alastair Donald

JUDGES

Pavlos Arvanitis
Solent University

George Brock
City, University of London

Ian Jopson
NATS

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

11:30-11:40 CHANGEOVER

11:40-12:50 ROUND 2

"Technological progress will not solve society’s environmental issues"

GROUP 1

FOR:

Brockenhurst College

AGAINST:

King Edward VI School, Southampton

CHAIR

Claire Fox

JUDGES

Andrew Leslau
Prison reformer and property developer

Martin Owen
Founder and chair of Exeter Ideas Salon

Paul Woodman
Oasis Academy

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Alton College

AGAINST:

St. Swithun’s School

CHAIR

Sarah Roller

JUDGES

George Brock
City, University of London

Rebecca de Pelet
Sherborne School, TEDxSherborne

Ian Jopson
NATS

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

12:50-13:50 LUNCH

14:00-15:10 ROUND 3

"Social media sites should filter out fake news stories"

GROUP 1

FOR:

King Edward VI School, Southampton

AGAINST:

St George’s College

CHAIR

Jacob Reynolds

JUDGES

Graham Bond
Solent University

Jane Cooper
Countryside Education Trust

Martin Owen
Founder and chair of Exeter Ideas Salon

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

St. Swithun’s School

AGAINST:

Bay House School & Sixth Form

CHAIR

Alastair Donald

JUDGES

Rebecca de Pelet
Sherborne School, TEDxSherborne

James Troup
Lymington Yachts

Simon Warr
NATS

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

15:10-15:40 TEA & COFFEE

15:40-17:00 FINAL

"Monuments to controversial historical figures should remain"

FOR:

WINNER OF GROUP 1

AGAINST:

WINNER OF GROUP 2

CHAIR

Claire Fox

JUDGES

Rebecca de Pelet
Sherborne School, TEDxSherborne

Ralph Leighton
Canterbury Christ Church University

Graeme Yell
NATS

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

ALL INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

17:00-17:30 PRESENTATIONS & CLOSING COMMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday 13 February:
Kent Championship at MidKent College

Thursday 28 February:
Berlin Championship at University of Applied Sciences Europe



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