SCHOOLS

Tapton School

Darwin Lane Sheffield S10 5RG

“We have 1659 students aged between 11 and 18 years old. They were very successful, in 2007, 100% achieved five or more A* - G passes at GCSE. 81% achieved five or more A* - C passes at GCSE. 99% passed their A Level subjects of which 63% were A and B grades.”

GET THERE

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Sheffield 2008/09

DEBATE: No Platform

Qualifying Round: Sheffield 2009/10

DEBATE: Older Mums

Qualifying Round: Sheffield 2009/10

DEBATE: Pop artists

Qualifying Round: Sheffield 2010/11

DEBATE: Monarchy

Qualifying Round: Sheffield 2011/12

DEBATE: Scottish Independence

Qualifying Round: Sheffield 2011/12

DEBATE: Nuclear Power

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Boozy Britain

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Free speech

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2012/13

DEBATE: Trade not Aid

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2013/14

DEBATE: Social media

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2013/14

DEBATE: Green Energy

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Unhealthy Lifestyles

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Offence

Regional Final: Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Space Exploration

Qualifying Round: South Yorkshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Gentrification

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.



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