REGIONAL FINALS

North East 2014/15 FINAL

24 Apr 2015

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09:30-10:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

10:05-10:15 WELCOME

10:20-11:30 ROUND 1

"The UK should liberalise its drugs policy"

GROUP 1

FOR:

Cramlington Learning Village

AGAINST:

Hartlepool Sixth Form College

CHAIR

John D’Silva

JUDGES

Adam Rawcliffe
Academy of Ideas

Tim Thompson
School of Science & Engineering, University of Teesside

Kevin Yuill
University of Sunderland

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Heaton Manor School

AGAINST:

Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

CHAIR

Jason Smith

JUDGES

Kiersten Avery
Teesside University

Richard Shotton
education and cultural sector specialist

Paul Thomas
Leeds Salon

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

11:30-11:40 CHANGEOVER

11:40-12:50 ROUND 2

"Voting should be made compulsory in the UK"

GROUP 1

FOR:

The Hermitage Academy

AGAINST:

Cramlington Learning Village

CHAIR

Lauren Gosling

JUDGES

Anwar Oduro-Kwarteng
Academy of Ideas

Adam Rawcliffe
Academy of Ideas

Elin Roberts
Centre for Life

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Whickham School and Sports College

AGAINST:

Heaton Manor School

CHAIR

Mpho Molosiwa

JUDGES

Rachel Armstrong
Newcastle University

Dan Clayton
Leeds Salon

Kim Inglis
TV Presenter and Journalist

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

12:50-13:50 LUNCH

14:00-15:10 ROUND 3

"Artistic expression should never be censored"

GROUP 1

FOR:

Hartlepool Sixth Form College

AGAINST:

The Hermitage Academy

CHAIR

Lauren Gosling

JUDGES

Dan Clayton
Leeds Salon

Elin Roberts
Centre for Life

Kevin Yuill
University of Sunderland

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

GROUP 2

FOR:

Durham Johnston Comprehensive School

AGAINST:

Whickham School and Sports College

CHAIR

Mpho Molosiwa

JUDGES

Kiersten Avery
Teesside University

Kim Inglis
TV Presenter and Journalist

Paul Thomas
Leeds Salon

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

15:10-15:40 TEA & COFFEE

15:40-17:00 FINAL

"Physician assisted suicide should be legalised"

FOR:

WINNER OF GROUP 1

AGAINST:

WINNER OF GROUP 2

CHAIR

Justine Brian

JUDGES

Rachel Armstrong
Newcastle University

Anwar Oduro-Kwarteng
Academy of Ideas

Richard Shotton
education and cultural sector specialist

INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

ALL INDIVIDUAL JUDGES

17:00-17:30 PRESENTATIONS & CLOSING COMMENTS

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



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