John Lyon School debates with Whitmore High School

Partner: Whitmore High School, Harrow
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

John Lyon School invited pupils from Whitmore High School into School for a series of friendly debates.

Aims of the project

These are essentially 'learning debates' where younger pupils can gain experience and confidence

Resources

John Lyon School English Department teaching staff worked with their counterparts at Whitmore High School

Impact

The pupils learnt a great deal from facing 'unknown' peers, everyone gained valuable debating experience and their confidence has grown

Pupil involvement

Year 7 & 8 pupils from both Schools

Frequency and duration

This was part of an ongoing engagement programme with local Schools undertaken by the John Lyon School English department.