Intercampus Debate Sparks Dialogue on Daily Chores
King’s Intercampus Debating Competition is an authentic way for our budding young debaters to put their skills to the test as they pit their teams’ persuasive argument against those from another King’s campus. The purpose of this friendly competition is for students to formally present their debate, and while there is no official adjudication or timing, students still take the competition seriously. The Year 5 and 6 students came to their Round 2 debate well prepared to defend their case having worked hard during their before and after school debating classes.
Round 2 was hosted at Reedy Creek and it was exciting to welcome parent spectators back to the event. Having an audience created some initial apprehension for our newest debaters, but the nerves quickly subsided once speeches were underway. The topic for this round was 'All children should do daily chores' - a topic that had parents nearly jumping out of their seats to defend the affirmative. Round 2 was another great debate and it was clear that every student felt like a winner after confidently presenting their arguments for and against daily chores. Well done students for showing your skills and having an open mind to learning new debating tips throughout the event.