06 Dec 2018: Leeds NHS Digital Debating Matters Competition 2018

Three West Yorkshire schools will battle it out in a special debating event organised by the Leeds Salon in partnership with Leeds NHS Digital on Thursday 6 December at the Thackray Medical Museum.

29 Nov 2018: Debating Matters comes to Kent on 13 February

Sixth-form students from eight schools in the Kent area will battle it out for the title of Debating Matters Kent Champions 2019.

20 Nov 2018: Debating Matters in 2018: a year of success

Our new-style Championship has proved a hit with schools and partners alike.

15 Nov 2018: Sherborne Girls victorious at inaugural Debating Matters Dorset Championship

Dorset sees a fiercely competitive day of high-quality school debating, tackling big ideas

08 Nov 2018: Debating Matters comes to Southampton on 17 January

Calling all sixth-formers! Apply now to take part in our inaugural Southampton Championship.

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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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