Debating and Public Speaking are popular and growing nowadays in Schools as there are a lot of debate competitions organized by Govt. and Private Societies. Everyone is encouraged to get involved in Debate.
Almost all of the students participate in at least one formal debate during the year some students each year debate regularly with a number having the opportunity to compete in national/state/district tournaments.
Junior debating and intermediate debating are the training grounds for the forthcoming competitions. Debaters meet every week and have the opportunity to participate in a huge range of annual competitions.
The House Debating Cup Competition is held annually and involves several qualifying rounds with the final debate being held in front of the whole school and before a guest adjudicator.