John is a senior reporter at national education newspaper Schools Week. He joined the team in February and is one of four reporters who put together in-depth and investigative journalism into all things school-related. He started working as a reporter four years ago at the Slough Observer in Berkshire, and has also freelanced for national newspapers, with stories published in the Mail on Sunday, Sunday Mirror and Private Eye.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
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
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.