SCHOOLS

The Holt School

Holt Lane Wokingham Berkshire RG41 1EE

“Our Mission Statement: INSPIRE - CHALLENGE - ACHIEVE. To inspire all members of the Holt community by challenging them to maintain a safe and caring environment in which they achieve success whilst preparing for a future in an ever changing global society”

GET THERE

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Berkshire 2008/09

DEBATE: No Platform

Qualifying Round: Berkshire 2008/09

DEBATE: Animal Experimentation

Regional Final: London & South 2008/09

DEBATE: Cheap Flights

Regional Final: London & South 2008/09

DEBATE: Organ Donation

Qualifying Round: Berkshire 2009/10

DEBATE: CCTV

Qualifying Round: Berkshire 2009/10

DEBATE: Older Mums

Qualifying Round: Surrey 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: Berkshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Factory Farming

Qualifying Round: Reading 2013/14

DEBATE: Sex Selection

Qualifying Round: Reading 2013/14

DEBATE: Hate Speech

Qualifying Round: Reading 2014/15

DEBATE: Role models

Qualifying Round: Reading 2014/15

DEBATE: Libraries

Qualifying Round: Reading 2015/16

DEBATE: Sex Selective Abortion

Qualifying Round: Reading 2015/16

DEBATE: The BBC

Regional Final: South 2015/16

DEBATE: Gentrification

Regional Final: South 2015/16

DEBATE: Genome Editing

Qualifying Round: Berkshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Autonomous vehicles

Qualifying Round: Berkshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Contact sports

Regional Final: South 2016/17

DEBATE: Trigger warnings

Regional Final: South 2016/17

DEBATE: The sharing economy

Championship: Oxford 2018

DEBATE: Contact sports

Championship: Oxford 2018

DEBATE: Vegetarianism

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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