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Debate Mate Launch

On Tuesday the 5th November the Rathfern debaters attended the 2019 Debate Mate Launch Event at the Emanuel Centre in Westminster. The children had the opportunity to see and be part of a showcase debate. They are now ready to start and are looking forward to taking part in the UDL league and Cup events, […]

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Debate Mate Launch 2018

The Debate Mate launch took place on 1st November 2018. The pupils enjoyed watching some Debate Mate experts present a debate and show us how it works. They are now ready and excited for the 2018/19 Debate Mate season. They look forward to learning about all the different skills of debating and are definitely aiming […]

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Debate mate Cup Final

Rathfern took part in this years Debate Mate National Cup Finals. Out of 250 schools, Rathfern finished in 4th place Nationally. By Shadae, Kaykay, Sipo and Paris: On Monday 4th June, Rathfern attended the Primary Debate Mate Cup final day at Oxford University. Oxford is a breathtaking, unique place with stunning building and 44 colleges […]

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Debate Mate Cup UDL – Winners.

The days’ events, told by Shade, Kay-Kay, Paris and Sipho “As we entered Goldsmiths University it was amazing getting ready for the fist round. We had to huddle together to plan the right moves. As we were sitting down everyone was nervous because this was a prepared motion called: This house would make community service […]

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Debate Mate Launch trip

By Shade Yr 6 The Debate Mate launch was amazing! It was so fun to see where so many celebrities were standing including Stormzy! We were even watching some Debate Mate experts present a debate to us and show us how it works. To top that off, we even got to be the floor and […]

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