Debate topics for the inter-class debates are centred on sustainability, ethical behaviour and intercultural understanding. These are all requirements of the Australian Curriculum and ensure students have a thorough knowledge of issues that extend beyond the English classroom.
DEBATE TOPICS (sample)
Round 1: Wikipedia is a force for good.
Round 2: School uniforms should be banned.
Final: Advertising is harmful.
Round 1: Reality TV does more harm than good.
Round 2: Animal testing should be banned.
Final: Performance Enhancing Drugs should be allowed in Professional Sport.
Round 1: Newspapers are a thing of the past.
Round 2: International adoption of children should be supported.
Final: Boat People are destroying Australian culture.