Primary Public Speaking & Debating Competitions
Years 4 to 6
Some ESU branches – Colchester, Ouse Valley, South Wales and Lincolnshire – each have highly successful primary-level initiatives, comprising workshops, a junior debate academy and competitions. The majority are volunteer-run by highly respected educationalists and are free to the schools involved.
In 2018-19, over 2,000 pupils took part in ESU primary competitions.
East Region Sixth Form Public Speaking Competition
Years 12 & 13
Schools in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire can also enter a sixth form public speaking competition. In 2019, 57 young people from seven state and four independent schools took part.
‘Having a visitor to introduce this meant that the children were engaged and interested’
Bromham CoE Primary School
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For more information on any of these programmes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org