SCHOOLS

Abbotsholme School

Rochester Uttoxeter Staffordshire ST14 5BS

“Abbotsholme lies in a beautiful estate of some 140 acres on the banks of the River Dove in rural Derbyshire. Co-educational since 1969, the school is Christian but non-denominational. Current numbers are in the region of 295. Class sizes are deliberately small and although the School caters for a broad ability range, academic standards remain high with the majority of sixth formers going on to their first choice university, including Oxford and Cambridge. A strong dyslexia unit provides a high standard of support for dyslexic pupils. Much has changed in the world since the school was founded. However, we believe there has never been a greater need for a school to provide a genuine and distinctive alternative where young people are given the opportunity to discover themselves and where they are valued for the individual contribution they make”.
 

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DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2008/09

DEBATE: Animal Experimentation

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2008/09

DEBATE: No Platform

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2009/10

DEBATE: CCTV

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2009/10

DEBATE: Older Mums

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: West Midlands 2011/12

DEBATE: Media Regulation

Qualifying Round: West Midlands 2011/12

DEBATE: Public Health

Regional Final: Central 2011/12

DEBATE: Biofuels

Regional Final: Central 2011/12

DEBATE: EU Referendum

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Energy Futures

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Tax Avoidance

Regional Final: Central 2012/13

DEBATE: Green Belt

Regional Final: Central 2012/13

DEBATE: European Union

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

Qualifying Round: Nottingham & Derby 2014/15

DEBATE: Fracking

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Autonomous vehicles

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Social egg freezing

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Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

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North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



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