Notre Dame High School

160 Observatory Road Glasgow Strathclyde G12 9LN

“At Notre Dame we aim to equip all our young people with knowledge, skills and attitudes for life and work in the 21st century and to pass on Gospel values which encourage in our students a willingness to participate in society as caring, responsible citizens. We look forward to welcoming your daughter to our vibrant learning community. A successful and popular school, Notre Dame High attracts large numbers of placing requests from all over the city of Glasgow and beyond. The school is full with its maximum roll of 820 and demand for the 150 places in S1 always exceeds availability. A major programme of extension and refurbishment has resulted in a tremendously enhanced learning environment. A new games hall, six state of the art ICT rooms, Science labs, Design and Enterprise and Craft rooms as well as classrooms, all equipped with digital projectors, have been added to our Grade A listed building. In addition a network of computers, including a separate wireless network, provides up to date support for the learner in all areas. We believe in our young people. We want them to thrive in Notre Dame and to enjoy their time with us.”



Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2008/09

DEBATE: No Platform

Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2009/10

DEBATE: Celebrity Politics

Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2009/10

DEBATE: Boxing

Regional Final: Scotland 2009/10

DEBATE: Artistic Expression

Regional Final: Scotland 2009/10

DEBATE: Social media

Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2010/11

DEBATE: Genetic Screening

Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2010/11

DEBATE: Privacy Online

Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2011/12

DEBATE: Public Health

Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2012/13

DEBATE: Free speech

Qualifying Round: Glasgow 2013/14

DEBATE: Hate Speech

Qualifying Round: Leeds 2013/14

DEBATE: Sex Selection


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.


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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