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England Final


The ESU Schools' Mace National Final will take place on March 27th at Dartmouth House, London.

The National Final represents the culmination of 6 months of debating, with 350 teams competing across three rounds. We will be left with the best 12 teams representing each of the regions of England, who will compete not only to be National Champions, but to represent England at the International Mace Final in Cork in April. 

 The day will start at 11:00, and will begin with the teams split into two-semi finals of 6 teams. After lunch, the winning team from each semi-final will then progress to the Final. The day should be completed by 16:30.

 If you would like to attend the ESU Schools' Mace National Final, please register for tickets here. This is a free event, but ticketing allows us to plan for the correct number of people to attend. 

 The draw for the event is as follows;


Semi Finals

THBT the British media should never broadcast messages or videos produced by terrorists

THB That Politicians Should Be Banned From Taking Additional Paid Work

THB That the Police Should Never Be Able to Obtain the Identities of Journalistic Sources Through Surveillance of Journalists

Grand Final

THB that the history curriculum in English Schools should focus primarily on events and issues of world importance, rather than the UK and its past

The teams who have made it through to the National Finals Day are: 

Bishop Wordsworth's School (South)

St.Francis Xavier's College (North West)

Cheney School (West Midlands)

Queen Elizabeth's Hospital (South West)

King Edward VI School (East)

Haberdashers Aske's Boys School (West London)

Heckmondwike Grammar School (East Midlands)

Alleyn's (East London)

Bellerbys College Brighton (South East)

King Edward VI Grammar School (East South)

RGS Worcester (West)

KING EDWARD VI school (North East)