SCHOOLS

The Hermitage Academy

Waldridge Lane Chester-Le-Street Durham Co. Durham DH2 3AD

“We place strong emphasis on good standards of behaviour and courtesy. We enjoy working with young people and preparing them to take their place as global citizens of the twenty-first century. We have a stunning staff team, with a strong commitment and pride in providing high quality teaching and learning, backed by first class care and support for students and parents. We are known for our innovation and pursuit of continual improvement. We aim never to be complacent and welcome feedback. We try to respond rapidly and openly to criticism. Every day is Open Day at The Hermitage and visitors are always welcome.”

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DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Durham 2012/13

DEBATE: Copyright and the Arts

Qualifying Round: Durham 2012/13

DEBATE: Factory Farming

Qualifying Round: Durham 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

Qualifying Round: Durham 2014/15

DEBATE: Libraries

Regional Final: North East 2014/15

DEBATE: Voting

Regional Final: North East 2014/15

DEBATE: Art Censorship

Regional Final: North East 2014/15

DEBATE: Assisted Dying

Qualifying Round: Durham 2015/16

DEBATE: Sex Selective Abortion

Qualifying Round: Durham 2015/16

DEBATE: The BBC

National FInal: National Final 2014/15

DEBATE: Space Exploration

Qualifying Round: Durham 2016/17

DEBATE: Historical monuments

Qualifying Round: Durham 2016/17

DEBATE: Medical data sharing

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS

Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters. To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s Wonderful fundraising page.

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